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U.S. House panel weighs labor law amendment to protect workers from wage theft

BY: - May 12, 2022

House Appropriations Chair Rosa DeLauro introduced the bill, H.R. 3712, known as the “Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act of 2022.” It would require employers to provide pay stubs to workers, establish new minimum and maximum civil penalties for employers who engage in wage theft and provide grants to organizations and institutions to enhance the enforcement of wage and hour laws. 

7th Congressional District GOP Candidates Scheller, Dellicker to debate on April 1

BY: - March 24, 2022

Snover said the event is for Republicans. She did not elaborate on criteria for determining admittance but said it’s on a first-come basis. The press is invited, the press release said.

Here’s how Pa. politicians reacted to Biden’s Congressional address

BY: - April 28, 2021

(*This developing story will be updated) President Joe Biden spoke to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night, where he touted his administration’s accomplishments during its first 100 days, and its response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Biden also laid out parts of his $1.5 trillion proposed American Families Plan for members of Congress. […]

Pa. set to shed a congressional seat as 2020 Census data begins trickling in

BY: - April 26, 2021

Pennsylvania is one of seven states to lose seats, along with New York, California, Illinois, Michigan, West Virginia and Ohio. 

How Pa.’s congressional delegation voted on objections to electoral vote count

BY: - January 7, 2021

Due to violence in the nation’s capital Wednesday, Congress was delayed into the early hours of Thursday morning when it ultimately affirmed President-elect Joe Biden’s victory 306-232. 

Violence at the U.S Capitol: Public statements from Pa.’s Congressional delegation: What we know so far

BY: - January 6, 2021

Lawmakers were evacuated from the U.S. Capitol Wednesday as protesters massed outside the building during the counting of electoral votes. This is what Pennsylvania’s lawmakers have tweeted from Washington D.C. and what we know so far. U.S. Sens. Bob Casey (D) and Pat Toomey (R)  Have spoken with people in @SenBobCasey‘s and @SenToomey‘s office: Both […]

More than half of U.S. House Republicans back Texas suit claiming election ‘irregularities’

BY: - December 10, 2020

In asking to join the suit filed in the U.S. Supreme Court, Louisiana Rep. Mike Johnson led 105 of his Republican colleagues in supporting the efforts of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.