Civil Rights & Social Justice

Black Caucus celebrates past, present and future with Black History Month kickoff

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nh3ypyO3t_o One month after Pennsylvania swore in its most diverse class of lawmakers ever, members of the state’s Legislative Black Caucus aren’t just celebrating Black History – they’re also making it. Pennsylvania’s Legislative Black Caucus (PLBC)...

Can doctors and rising suicide rates convince Pa. lawmakers to act on guns?

When more than a dozen moderate Republican lawmakers lost their re-election bids in 2018, some advocates worried that the new makeup of Pennsylvania’s General Assembly could stymie legislation on progressive policy issues. As one of...

This powerful Capitol committee has a new chair. He’s not Daryl Metcalfe 2.0

Colleagues expect new House State Government Chair Garth Everett will bring decorum and cooperation to Metcalfe’s old committee