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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.

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What’s so special about a special session on police reform? In this moment, everything | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 9, 2020

Will the reform-averse Pa. Legislature actually pass police reform? With people still filling the streets, the stakes of inaction could not be higher.

Black Dems take over Pa. House floor; Turzai calls for special session on police reform

BY: and - June 8, 2020

"They have expressed their anger. Their frustration. Certainly the issues they raise are legitimate," said House Speaker Mike Turzai said.

Watch Black House Dems call for police reform – LIVE

BY: - June 8, 2020

Black Democrats in the Pennsylvania House have seized the rostrum to call for legislative action on a package of stalled police reform bills:

‘You might not care, but I do’: Philly Rep. Kenyatta’s defense of low-wage workers goes viral

BY: - May 25, 2020

Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta’s office said the video has been viewed or shared more than 1 million times, across various social media platforms.