‘Abortion absolutely is healthcare’: U.S. House panel told as GOP pursues nationwide ban
‘Who are you going to be?’ Kelsey Leigh, of Pittsburgh, asked lawmakers. ‘Will you sit in judgment of people who are pregnant without knowing them or their circumstances? Or will you listen … and be the compassion our country so desperately needs right now?’
U.S. House Democrats send sweeping climate, health and tax legislation to Biden
The bill is an 'historic victory for middle-class families and for our planet,' U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-2nd District, said.
U.S. House panel weighs labor law amendment to protect workers from wage theft
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.
Pa. Republicans help kill U.S. House bill honoring iconic Black judge | Wednesday Morning Coffee
Eight of the state's nine GOP lawmakers joined the effort after a colleague raised an objection.
Pa. Rep. Keller pushes effort to nullify Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for business
"[Two hundred] Republicans in the House & Senate are standing [with] the American people in opposition to Biden's vaccine mandate on businesses," Keller wrote on Twitter.
A Pa. Republican backed gun restrictions for domestic abusers in Harrisburg. He didn’t in Washington D.C.
A little more than two years ago, then-state Rep. Fred Keller, R-Snyder, stood on the floor of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives with a message for his conservative colleagues. At the time, the chamber was considering a bill that would become Act 79, which makes it easier to take guns away from convicted domestic abusers, […]
U.S. House sends Biden giant $1.9T COVID relief package; Pa. lawmakers break on party lines
Biden is expected to sign it on Friday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said at a briefing.
Eight of Pa.’s nine Republicans in the U.S. House say they will oppose certification of Pa.’s electors
There has been no proof of voter fraud. And all the lawmakers who signed the statement won re-election on Nov. 3 under the same ground rules.
Pa. Reps. Perry, Kelly vote ‘no’ to condemn QAnon
Other members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation voted to condemn the conspiracy group.
Pa. should use up its $1B reserve before asking Congress for more COVID cash, Republicans say
With relief talks in park and no signs of a restart, Pa. Republicans on Capitol Hill say their home state needs to spend what it has before asking for more.
Pa.’s Fitzpatrick votes with U.S. House Dems on landmark labor bill
Odds that the bill will become law this year are slim.
Trump impeachment: Pa. lawmakers skipped many closed-door impeachment proceedings | Analysis
Five of the six Pennsylvania lawmakers with access to the depositions missed most of them, according to a Capital-Star analysis.