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‘We carry each other, we help each other’: These Pa. moms lost sons to gun violence. They want Harrisburg to help | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 23, 2021

New legislation would give a financial hand-up to Pa. families living with the cost of gun violence.

With Biden bound for Pittsburgh, W.Pa Dems want to put the focus on the Mon Valley

BY: - March 29, 2021

The lawmakers want Biden and Congress to invest in the Monongahela River Valley to help kick start the region's economy.

Two dozen Democrats flip as House fails to override Wolf sports crowd veto

BY: - September 23, 2020

The final vote 130-71, short of the two-thirds majority needed to override Wolf’s veto. It marked the Republican-controlled chamber’s second failed override attempt in three weeks. Another attempt in May also failed.

As Turzai backs police reform before resignation, Black lawmakers judge his legacy

BY: - June 10, 2020

Mike Turzai’s retirement announcement Wednesday came just days after he added his voice to the chorus of millions calling for policing reforms in America.

Amid unrest, Pa. Rep. Austin Davis steps down as vice chair of Allegheny County Dems

BY: - February 24, 2020

Davis has thrown his support to disability rights activist Jessica Benham and incumbent Rep. Summer Lee, D-Allegheny, both were passed over for endorsement.

Congressman Mike Doyle, Sen. Lindsey Williams, others call on Allegheny County’s Democratic chair to resign

BY: - February 21, 2020

The fallout from a controversial endorsement meeting last week continues.

COMMENTARY

Family support centers are a critical lifeline to struggling families | Opinion

BY: - June 12, 2019

I’m grateful that Gov. Tom Wolf put a stop to a decision that would have been detrimental to many families in Allegheny County, a Democratic House member writes