Black Lives Matter House Chamber Protest

Democratic lawmakers joined the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus in a moment of civil disobedience in the House chamber to demand action on police reform bills currently stalled in the House of Representatives.

Calling for action following June 2019 weekend of gun violence

The Philadelphia Delegation of the General Assembly called upon Governor Tom Wolf, Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Mayor Jim Kenney and District Attorney Larry Krasner to work together in a coordinated way to reduce the scourge of gun violence in Philadelphia after a weekend of gun violence in which 28 victims were involved in 19 shootings leaving five dead.