Civil Rights & Social Justice

Trump budget would take millions away from disabled Americans, former Pa. Gov. Tom Ridge...

In a New York Times op-Ed, the former Pennsylvania governor called on the Trump administration to restore all the funding it’s proposed to cut for disability programs.

‘A People’s Budget:’ Activists rally at the Capitol for a higher minimum wage, free...

'Estamos listos para este poder?' -- 'Are you ready for this power?' one activist asked.

I’m a Mexican immigrant. Without a higher minimum wage, the American Dream is still...

A Mexican immigrant came to the United States seeking a better life. After 20 years, her salary still doesn't reach $10 an hour. A higher minimum wage would elevate all workers.

Tax Day 2019: This is how U.S. tax law discriminates against women, LGBTQ Americans,...

Instead of reflecting a society constantly striving to better itself, U.S. tax laws are mired in the past.

How the Pa. General Assembly is trying to expand rights for crime victims

The House and Senate have approved a dozen victim-centered bills over the last past week, including a few identical versions of the same bill passed by both chambers.

‘We will have to take on their shares’: Pennsylvania General Assembly remembers 11 victims...

The last time the two chambers of Pennsylvania's General Assembly held a special joint session was Sept. 25, 2001.On that day, according to House Speaker Mike Turzai, representatives and senators gathered to remember the...

Lawmakers are taking a new approach to give older child sex abuse victims the...

A House committee advanced bills from two members who are survivors of childhood sexual abuse Monday, as the lawmakers seek justice for minor victims.

Meek Mill, Van Jones back Pennsylvania lawmakers’ push to reform parole and probation

A bipartisan coalition of activists and lawmakers gathered Tuesday to make the case.