Philly Rep. Jared Solomon joins Democratic primary race for attorney general nomination
Solomon, a Democrat serving his fourth term in the state House, said that as attorney general he would expand to a statewide level his work to invest in neighborhoods and hold businesses accountable for the harm they cause.
Lawmakers establish legislative Black-Jewish caucus
Speaking with lawmakers at the Capitol on Monday, Harris said that the idea for the caucus came from conversations he and Solomon had about the history Black Americans and Jewish Americans have had in supporting each other.
Philly lawmaker wants to give counties a new tool to fight gun violence | Thursday Morning Coffee
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
The group was started in the aftermath of the 2020 election by Rep. Jared Solomon, D-Philadelphia, and Rep. Tom Mehaffie, R-Dauphin.
Pa.’s African-American, Jewish-American communities are united in the fight for justice | Opinion
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
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.