‘We’re making progress’ but work remains to educate Black Pa. residents about HIV/AIDS, lawmakers say

BY: - February 5, 2020

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

BY: - March 27, 2019

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

BY: - March 1, 2019

A Philadelphia Democrat wants his colleagues to be required to consider the impact of their policies on the poorest Pennsylvanians,