‘We’re making progress’ but work remains to educate Black Pa. residents about HIV/AIDS, lawmakers say
Black people make up 13 percent of Pennsylvania's population of about 12.8 million people. But they accounted for 42 percent of HIV diagnoses in 2018 -- and to Rep. Brian Sims that's "racist as hell."
Free college? ‘Why not?’ Lawmakers, educators, and students rally at the Capitol
It's not clear how the state would pay for such an effort, however.
Top Pa. Senate Dem launches anti-poverty bills. Is this the AOC effect in Harrisburg? | Friday Morning Coffee
A Philadelphia Democrat wants his colleagues to be required to consider the impact of their policies on the poorest Pennsylvanians,