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With costs rising, Pa. residents still need help from Washington and Harrisburg | Opinion

BY: - May 15, 2022

We came together during COVID-19 to take care of each other. Now's not the time to stop doing it.

U.S. House vote to expand federal firefighters benefits seen as step toward parity

BY: - May 14, 2022

The bill has the support of U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1st District.

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Pa. Rep. Scott Perry, other top Republicans

BY: - May 12, 2022

The House panel said it was targeting Perry because he had " ... various communications with the White House about a number of matters relevant to the Select Committee’s investigation, including allegations that Dominion voting machines had been corrupted."

U.S. House panel weighs labor law amendment to protect workers from wage theft

BY: - May 12, 2022

House Appropriations Chair Rosa DeLauro introduced the bill, H.R. 3712, known as the “Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act of 2022.” It would require employers to provide pay stubs to workers, establish new minimum and maximum civil penalties for employers who engage in wage theft and provide grants to organizations and institutions to enhance the enforcement of wage and hour laws. 

Election officials make their voices heard as battleground states debate voting laws

BY: - May 11, 2022

Election officials are appealing to lawmakers to not make their jobs any harder than they already are.

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ABORTION RIGHTS RALLY ART 3

Dems’ inaction helped speed the demolition of Roe v. Wade | Dick Polman

BY: - May 9, 2022

We're paying the price for decades of apathy, willfully blind to the plotted theft of women’s privacy rights.

Overturning Roe would hand power over abortion to states. Many would ban it

BY: and - May 4, 2022

A group of Democratic governors, including Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf, asked congressional leaders Tuesday to pass a federal law protecting abortion.

Jan. 6 panel asks three GOP members of the U.S. House to cooperate in probe

BY: - May 2, 2022

The U.S. House committee looking into the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol sent letters Monday to Reps. Andy Biggs of Arizona, Mo Brooks of Alabama and Ronny Jackson of Texas, asking them to share information about meetings and conversations they had in the days and weeks leading up to the insurrection. 

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Meet the chairperson of the U.S. House Freedom (From Reality) Caucus | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - April 30, 2022

U.S. Rep. Scott Perry played a “key” role in efforts to topple the 2020 election results, and pushed to get the country’s top intelligence official to investigate baseless conspiracy theories, according to a newly published report.

Damage in Kyiv, Ukraine, from the Russian invasion. A residential building destroyed

Congress greenlights lend-lease bill for Ukraine; Pa.’s Perry a ‘no’ vote

BY: - April 29, 2022

The central Pa. pol was one of 10 U.S. House Republicans to vote against the military aid.

U.S. House panel looks into disinformation targeted at communities of color

BY: - April 28, 2022

'Voters deserve to receive accurate information about the democratic process so their voices can be heard,' U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., said.

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Pa.’s Rep. Thompson denounces U.S. House hearing on record profits for meatpackers

BY: - April 28, 2022

'This hearing reeks of political points scoring on behalf of the administration,' Thompson, the panel's top Republican, said.