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Casey, senators press Justice Dept. for answers on web access for disabled people | Friday Coffee

BY: - July 1, 2022

The federal government is supposed to file biennial reports on its web accessibility efforts. The last one was a decade ago.

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Do to guns what we did to cigarettes — make them culturally repellent | Opinion

BY: - July 1, 2022

We can say with clarity that too many guns leads to shootings just like too many cigarettes leads to lung cancer.

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Female students talking about a book in a library

Celebrate Title IX’s anniversary, but keep working to fulfill its promise | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - July 1, 2022

Title IX advocates connect the skills and confidence women acquire in athletics to later professional success.

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Pa.’s Wolf, govs urge Congress to preserve extended Obamacare subsidies | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 30, 2022

‘Tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians will be impacted if this subsidy expansion expires in October,’ Wolf said in a statement.

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It’s beyond time to address the soaring cost of cyber-charter schools | Opinion

BY: - June 30, 2022

Cyber-charter tuition likely represents the most inefficient spending in Pa. school finance.

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We cannot wait any longer to disarm hate | Shira Goodman

BY: - June 30, 2022

The new gun reform law passed by Congress, and signed by President Joe Biden, is a first step. We still have much work to do.

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To help our children reach a successful future, we need to boost Level Up funding | Opinion

BY: - June 30, 2022

Call your legislator today and let them know that Level Up is a jumpstart for Pa. school districts.

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‘Believe Them’: In new Pa. ad, Dems warn GOP wants national abortion ban | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 29, 2022

With a key swing state on the line in 2022, Dems want voters to take the GOP literally and seriously.

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What the GOP and a Greek tragedy have in common | Lloyd E. Sheaffer

BY: - June 29, 2022

Today’s partisans in the MAGA movement are little more than actors in an updated version of a Greek tragedy directed by an unqualified, power hungry, dissembling, narcissistic, demagogic, would-be despot.

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Who runs Harrisburg? You or the corporate elite? | Opinion

BY: - June 29, 2022

With the budget clock ticking down, lawmakers have a choice to help working Pennsylvanians.

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Fair funding for Pa. schools also means fair funding for special education | Opinion

BY: - June 29, 2022

All kids want to do well in school; some just require additional assistance and extra tools to get there.