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GOP targets House Democrats in Trump districts using viral video of Philly lawmaker harassing anti-abortion protesters

BY: - May 29, 2019

The ads linked to a website, paid for by the HRCC, that declared "PA State Rep. Brian Sims is Full of Hate."

‘This was not an easy decision’: Harrisburg teachers prepare for one-day strike

BY: - May 29, 2019

Saying that their district is “in the midst of a crisis” and unable to provide satisfactory working conditions to its employees, teachers in Harrisburg’s public school system are planning a one-day strike on Friday.

Pennsylvania’s kindergarten teachers ask state lawmakers for more pre-K funding

BY: - May 29, 2019

The fight to secure more funding for high-quality early education in Pennsylvania has a new ally: the state’s kindergarten teachers. A survey by the Pennsylvania State Education Association found nearly unanimous support for publicly funded pre-kindergarten education among the union’s members who teach children that age. The results were released Tuesday by Pre-K for PA, […]

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Lets clean up our abandoned mines: Support the Reclaim Act | Opinion

BY: - May 29, 2019

We must take action on this issue and support this bill to take us in the right direction.

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Clarence Thomas sent a message about abortion. Here’s what it means for Pa. | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 29, 2019

Pa. is a battleground in the abortion wars. The nation could soon be watching.

Pennsylvania is ‘broken’ link in Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort, report says

BY: - May 29, 2019

Pennsylvania's efforts to reduce the flow of pollution into the Chesapeake Bay lag far behind its neighbors, and the state could face action from federal regulators if it doesn’t clean up its act soon.

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The way Pa. picks its judges is broken. But it’s still better than this GOP alternative | Opinion

BY: - May 29, 2019

To say that the elections are a farce probably understates the severity of the situation.

Pa. Rep. Scanlon: House Republicans have blocked ‘much needed’ disaster relief package

BY: - May 28, 2019

In addition to hurricane-ravaged regions, the aid would go to areas devastated by wildfires, flooding, and tornadoes across the country.

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t wade into fight over Pa. school’s bathroom policy for trans students

BY: - May 28, 2019

The Supreme Court decides to review only a tiny fraction of the thousands of the cases seeking appeal each year.

Rep. Fred Keller won a seat in Congress. Voters will pick his replacement on Aug. 20

BY: - May 28, 2019

House Speaker Mike Turzai's office announced the special election date on Tuesday.

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The best and worst states for military retirees – and where Pa. stacks up | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 28, 2019

What to expect when you're expecting to retire from the military

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This Michigan congressman is the rare Republican putting country over party | Dick Polman

BY: - May 27, 2019

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash won't genuflect before Donald Trump - and he couldn't care less.