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Philly lawmaker wants to give counties a new tool to fight gun violence | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 28, 2022

Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With a series of gun-violence reduction bills bottled up in a House committee, it’s a safe assumption that another legislative session is going to come and go this year without lawmakers taking a serious crack at ending the epidemic of gun violence across the commonwealth. Yes, the Republican-controlled General Assembly did […]

In search of bipartisanship, lawmakers work to trim the fat in Pa. House

BY: - April 22, 2021

The group was started in the aftermath of the 2020 election by Rep. Jared Solomon, D-Philadelphia, and Rep. Tom Mehaffie, R-Dauphin. 

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Pa.’s African-American, Jewish-American communities are united in the fight for justice | Opinion

BY: - July 31, 2020

The past collaboration in the fight against oppression between our communities has strengthened African-Americans and Jewish-Americans alike.

Promoting trade jobs is front and center in package of Pa. House bills

BY: - March 29, 2019

House Republicans trumpeted the passage of a slew of workforce development bills this week — a top priority for the chamber's leadership and what they hope will be an easy sell to Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf.