Shaniece Holmes-Brown

Shaniece Holmes-Brown

Shaniece Brown is an alumna of Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, with two Bachelor's degrees in Mass Communications and English. A native of York, Pa., she is the eldest of three children, the first in her family to go to college, and is pursuing a career as a journalist. Readers may follow her on Twitter @Spoken_Renee98.

College athletes in line to gain control over image, likeness in Pa. budget bill

By: - June 25, 2021

At least 20 states have signed similar proposals into law in the last year, according to the sports business analyst Kristi Dosh.

$40B Pa. budget revealed in Harrisburg; saves $5B in federal aid for future

By: , and - June 25, 2021

Republican leaders indicated that Wolf has agreed to the proposal. A spokesperson for Wolf did not immediately reply to a request for comment.

‘We don’t just stop at Juneteenth’: Civil rights leader, lawmakers call for more action on social justice reform

By: - June 25, 2021

“It is important that we don’t just stop on Juneteenth. It’s important that we look at all of the systemic issues and racism in legislation and policy and how that has impacted our community,” said Rep. Donna Bullock, D-Philadelphia, the chairperson of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus.

‘A once in a lifetime opportunity’: House, Senate Dems want to use stimulus cash to address lead, asbestos in Pa. schools

By: - June 16, 2021

Democratic lawmakers in the state House and Senate say they want to spend $600 million in federal stimulus money to fix public schools from Scranton to Philadelphia inundated with lead and asbestos. Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler, D-Philadelphia, spoke at a press conference Wednesday to demand that the funds be used to address public schools’ financial need […]

Wolf joins Democratic legislators to push anti-discrimination bill to support the LGBTQ community in Pa.

By: - June 15, 2021

Midway through Pride Month, Gov. Tom Wolf and Democratic allies in the General Assembly have announced their latest push to pass anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ Pennsylvanians.

Wolf proposes funneling cap-and-trade dollars to transition fossil fuel workers

By: - June 14, 2021

Legislation now before the state House and Senate would distribute about one-third of RGGI revenues to the communities who lose fossil-fuel jobs, with the rest going to the state Clean Air Fund, which pays for pollution mediation projects, as well as environmental justice projects and administration costs.