Pa. to receive grant funding for development of wildlife corridors
The grant funding was announced Tuesday and is part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which allocated $350 million for wildlife crossing and related projects over five years.
Access and equity are top priorities for Women’s Health Caucus in 2023-24 session
With operating rules now in place in the Democratically controlled House, caucus members said that they plan to prioritize reproductive rights, address the maternal mortality crisis, and expand access and equity in health care.
Resolution for conservation corridors study to be reintroduced in House
It would assist state agencies, such as the Game Commission and Department of Transportation in their efforts to manage wildlife habitat, limit forest fragmentation, and plan connectivity and crossings, “as well as maintain and enhance Pennsylvania as one of the nation’s top destinations for outdoor recreation tourism,” the Jan. 30 memo reads.
Lancaster Co. House candidate loses Dem endorsements in confusion over abortion stance
Janet Diaz says she supports the right to choose; but the lawmakers had 'no specific recollection of endorsing' her.
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Mirroring moves by western states, Pa. Rep. makes the case for conservation corridors
In January, Daley introduced House Resolution 670, a resolution that asks the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct a study and report back on the feasibility of establishing conservation corridors in Pennsylvania, which would help the General Assembly decide whether or not corridors are needed and fiscally responsible in the commonwealth.
GOP-controlled state House panel advances Down syndrome abortion ban
The House Health Committee voted along party lines Monday to advance a controversial proposal to ban abortions after an in-utero Down syndrome diagnosis. The panel voted 15-9 to approve legislation, sponsored by Rep. Kate Klunk, R-York, that amends current state law to add a Down syndrome diagnosis to the list of conditions under which a […]