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Pa. Dems were right: It’s time for lawmakers to prioritize women’s, family health | Opinion

(Feb 16, 2021)

It is time to prioritize the health of Pennsylvania residents by passing proactive bills that will positively impact their lives and guarantee access to affordable birth control and information and medical care for all reproductive health options. Read more

Let’s work for – not against – women’s health in 2021-22

(Feb 11, 2021)

In the Women’s Health Caucus, we listen to women. We know that whether Republican, Democrat, Independent or other; whether wealthy, poor or middle class; whether residing in the city, the suburbs or rural Pennsylvania; whether young or old; there are real issues affecting women’s free choice, financial well-being and life itself. Read more

PA Women's Health Caucus chairs respond to Joint Policy Hearing on Maternal Health

(Feb 10, 2021)

The panels covered diverse topics relative to maternal health, including Maternal Care During COVID-19, Vaccines & Pregnancy, Telemedicine, Prenatal Care, & Labor & Delivery, the COVID-19 Vaccine, and the Impact of Quarantine on Pregnant & Postpartum Individuals. Read more

Daley advocates for affordable, reliable child care

(Jan 25, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Mary Jo Daley, co-chair of the Women's Health Caucus, encourages Governor Wolf to allocate the $302 million allocated for PA for child care in December's federal relief package during a recent forum with Public Citizens for Children & Youth. Read more

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Rape survivor helped change law to remove obstacle in terminating rapist's parental rights

(Jan 11, 2021)

Horrified by the possibility her rapist could seek visitation rights in prison, the woman, with the help of the Women’s Resource Center in Scranton, began a two-year battle to convince state legislators to alter the Adoption Act. Read more