Burns proposal to post all state jobs builds on Shapiro’s plan to open government employment

(Jan 25, 2023)

Since taking office, Burns has fought for openness and transparency in government, both in Harrisburg and at home. Read more

 

House Democratic Members of Speaker's Workgroup Issue Statement on Efforts to End House Gridlock

(Jan 25, 2023)

"This bipartisan workgroup is committed to prioritizing seeking justice for child sexual abuse survivors and drafting appropriate operating rules for the Special Session and regular session." Read more

 

Black History Month recognized in Pennsylvania this February

(Jan 25, 2023)

The Black History Month theme this year is “Black Resistance,” acknowledging that Black Americans have resisted historic and ongoing oppression, in all forms, especially the racial terrorism of lynching, racial pogroms and police killings. Read more

 

Siegel: A bipartisan agenda around safety, security and stability

(Jan 23, 2023)

Pennsylvania can be the bulwark against the politics of cynicism, restore confidence in democracy and its ability to solve people’s problems and usher in a new era of freedom for Pennsylvanians who live under the oppression of poverty and hardship. Read more

 

Pa. lawmakers propose medical debt relief bill

(Jan 23, 2023)

A plan to create the Pennsylvania Medical Debt Repayment Program was unveiled today by state Reps. Arvind Venkat and Nick Pisciottano, both D-Allegheny; Bridget Kosierowski, D-Lackawanna; and Tarik Khan and Donna Bullock, both D-Phila. Read more

 

Speaker Rozzi announces statewide listening tour to break partisan divide, deliver justice to survivors of childhood sex abuse

(Jan 20, 2023)

"It is my hope that at the conclusion of this tour we will have a clear idea on how best to heal the divides in Harrisburg, what a fair set of House rules should include, and a plan to finally get survivors of childhood sexual assault the justice and truth that they so desperately deserve.” Read more

 

Schlossberg seeks to ensure pet insurance doesn’t bite consumers

(Jan 20, 2023)

“Pet insurance provides valuable coverage, and consumers deserve to know what is in their policies, what care their pets will receive and the true costs.” Read more

 

Connectivity and digital literacy key to children's futures

(Jan 18, 2023)

Our digital divide isn’t just between those with and without broadband. It’s also between the skills and attitudes American bring to digital challenges — and the know-how and can-do we need. Read more

 

Solomon, Kenyatta introduce legislation to require elected officials convicted of felonies to resign

(Jan 13, 2023)

“As public servants, we must be held to the highest of standards,” Solomon said. “The people we serve deserve elected officials they can rely on and have faith in -- they lose all of that once the individual is convicted of a crime.” Read more

 

Rozzi issues statement on Commonwealth Court Ruling

(Jan 13, 2023)

“Today’s Commonwealth Court ruling is a victory for democracy." Read more

 

Harkins: Completion of OSHA workplace feasibility study ‘a step in the right direction’

(Jan 13, 2023)

“Today’s news is extremely encouraging, because it is a concrete step toward finally bringing Pennsylvania’s thousands of public-sector employees the protections they deserve." Read more

 

Rozzi announces members of Speaker’s Workgroup to Move Pennsylvania Forward

(Jan 12, 2023)

The workgroup will organize on Tuesday, January 17th, and will meet regularly until a path forward is reached.  Read more

 

Hohenstein: Justice for Survivors of Child Sex Abuse

(Jan 12, 2023)

To be clear, there are differences between our political parties’ policies, but this comes down to who supports our democratic form of government, who respects the will of the people and most critically, who is willing to put survivors over politics. Read more

 

PA LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus urges Central Bucks SD to reconsider wrong-headed policy

(Jan 11, 2023)

“Stifling students from thinking critically and expressing themselves is the exact opposite of what schools should be doing. Neither should we prioritize one student’s or parent’s comfort over another student's very existence." Read more

 

Solomon introduces legislation to form Gun Violence Task Force

(Jan 11, 2023)

“Gun violence task forces are a proven method to reducing gun violence,” Solomon said. “This problem requires an all-hands-on deck approach -- state, local officials, and stakeholders working together to mitigate this crisis.” Read more

 

Kenyatta, Solomon, Street to introduce legislation making 2024 presidential primary in Pa. earlier

(Jan 10, 2023)

This would set the date for the 2024 Presidential Primary in Pa. to be on March 19, 2024. Currently, Pennsylvania’s primary is scheduled to take place on the fourth Tuesday in April, long after many states have voted for a presidential nominee. Read more

 

PLBC statement on police incident in Lower Merion

(Jan 10, 2023)

“We have for years been calling for training and diversity in departments so the officers who patrol the streets look more like the residents who live there, shoring up better police community relations and a sense of protection by police rather than harassment." Read more

 

Rozzi issues statement on first day of special session to provide justice to survivors of childhood sexual abuse

(Jan 09, 2023)

History will not judge us based on how many Democratic Party wins or Republican Party wins we achieve, but we will be judged based on what we did for the children of this Commonwealth. Read more

 

PLBC, Women’s Health Caucus create joint Subcommittee on Women and Girls of Color

(Jan 09, 2023)

The Subcommittee on Women and Girls of Color will bolster their legislative efforts, according to PLBC Chair Donna Bullock. Read more

 

On Jan. 6th, Rep. Kenyatta introduces two bills related to the failed insurrection

(Jan 06, 2023)

“January 6, 2021 was a shameful day in our nation’s history and if we don’t remember and learn from it, we are doomed to repeat it,” Kenyatta said. Read more

 

Burns proposal to post all state jobs builds on Shapiro’s plan to open government employment
Jan 25, 2023

House Democratic Members of Speaker's Workgroup Issue Statement on Efforts to End House Gridlock
Jan 25, 2023

Black History Month recognized in Pennsylvania this February
Jan 25, 2023

Siegel: A bipartisan agenda around safety, security and stability
Jan 23, 2023

Pa. lawmakers propose medical debt relief bill
Jan 23, 2023

Speaker Rozzi announces statewide listening tour to break partisan divide, deliver justice to survivors of childhood sex abuse
Jan 20, 2023

Schlossberg seeks to ensure pet insurance doesn’t bite consumers
Jan 20, 2023

Connectivity and digital literacy key to children's futures
Jan 18, 2023

Solomon, Kenyatta introduce legislation to require elected officials convicted of felonies to resign
Jan 13, 2023

Rozzi issues statement on Commonwealth Court Ruling
Jan 13, 2023

Harkins: Completion of OSHA workplace feasibility study ‘a step in the right direction’
Jan 13, 2023

Rozzi announces members of Speaker’s Workgroup to Move Pennsylvania Forward
Jan 12, 2023

Hohenstein: Justice for Survivors of Child Sex Abuse
Jan 12, 2023

PA LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus urges Central Bucks SD to reconsider wrong-headed policy
Jan 11, 2023

Solomon introduces legislation to form Gun Violence Task Force
Jan 11, 2023

Kenyatta, Solomon, Street to introduce legislation making 2024 presidential primary in Pa. earlier
Jan 10, 2023

PLBC statement on police incident in Lower Merion
Jan 10, 2023

Rozzi issues statement on first day of special session to provide justice to survivors of childhood sexual abuse
Jan 09, 2023

PLBC, Women’s Health Caucus create joint Subcommittee on Women and Girls of Color
Jan 09, 2023

On Jan. 6th, Rep. Kenyatta introduces two bills related to the failed insurrection
Jan 06, 2023