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In the Poconos, calls for justice for Pa. teen fatally shot by State Police | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 14, 2021

Christian Hall, 19, was suffering from mental health issues, his family says, when he was fatally shot on an I-80 overpass last December.

Democrat Kenyatta brings his ‘working poor’ Philly upbringing to 2022 Senate race

BY: - February 20, 2021

A tall, brash Democratic politician familiar to Twitter users and cable news viewers alike with a pitch about fighting for working people has just stepped into Pennsylvania’s 2022 U.S. Senate race.  You may feel like you have already read this story, but it’s not about Lt. Gov. John Fetterman. It’s about Philadelphia state Rep. Malcolm […]

Pa. state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta announces 2022 run for U.S. Senate

BY: - February 18, 2021

The left-wing of Pennsylvania’s 2022 Democratic U.S. Senate primary just expanded.

As cyber threats loom, state officials aim to boost defenses

BY: - February 3, 2021

Just last week, the House State Government Committee tabled HB 40, a bill introduced by state Rep. Seth Grove, R-York, that would have established IT governance and oversight, including an Office of Information Technology (OIT) at the state level.  

With one election barely over, state lawmakers look to make fixes ahead of the next one

BY: - December 3, 2020

Time’s likely up for Pennsylvania’s Legislature to override the outcome of the 2020 election. But lawmakers have already turned their eyes to changing how Pennsylvanians vote in the future.

Philly Rep. Kenyatta honored for LGBTQ advocacy work

BY: - December 3, 2020

Kenyatta has received the Victory Institute’s Tammy Baldwin Breakthrough Award, which honors an “up-and-coming state or local LGBTQ elected official whose promising political career will move equality forward.”

Philly Rep. Kenyatta puts the focus on legislative races during ‘Flip Pa. Tour’

BY: - October 6, 2020

Kenyatta drove 2,189 miles and met with 17 candidates from all corners of the state as Democrats eye up retaking the House.

After fiery unveiling, some Republicans express concern with House election integrity panel

BY: - October 1, 2020

Republicans in the Pennsylvania House sought this week to give a select committee — that they would control —  subpoena power to oversee the integrity of the 2020 election.

Community activists and elected officials demand diversity on Temple’s presidential search committee

BY: - September 22, 2020

Community activists, elected officials and union leaders are calling on Temple University’s board of trustees to form a more inclusive search committee for its new president

Kenyatta, Lamb, Boyle open second night of DNC

BY: - August 18, 2020

Pennsylvania state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta was one of 17 upcoming elected officials from across the country who introduced virtual viewers to Democratic candidate Joe Biden Tuesday night during the second night of the party’s virtual convention. The first term North Philadelphia representative, whose district includes Temple University, is the first LGBTQ+ person of color to […]

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The Leg did the right thing on police reform. The work is just starting | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 25, 2020

The moment demanded action. Lawmakers rose to the challenge. But the work is never over. The real challenge of dismantling systemic racism still lies ahead.

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Say her name: Dominque Fells. And what Pa. lawmakers can do next | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 15, 2020

Two Black Trans women were killed within 24 hours in the U.S. last week. The White House's response? Increase discrimination.