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‘Some people have three jobs’: All eyes on Harrisburg for a minimum wage hike

BY: - June 18, 2023

'The pay does not match what you actually have to pay for things,' Mary Gabriele told the Capital-Star.

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Chauvin verdict reignites calls for police reform in Pa. | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 23, 2021

"A jury unanimously decided that chokeholds are acts of murder, and this decision should compel us to examine policies of our own law enforcement agencies across the Commonwealth,” one lawmaker said.

Muslim lawmaker calls for unity one day after Pa. House member delivers ‘Islamophobic’ prayer

BY: - March 26, 2019

A Muslim lawmaker in Pennsylvania’s General Assembly called for unity one day after a fellow House member delivered a prayer decried as Islamophobic. Rep. Jason Dawkins, D-Philadelphia, said Tuesday he’d been hesitant to offer the House’s “morning inspiration” in the past because of how inspiring other members had been. “I hope I’m able to inspire […]

‘Our diversity is our strength’: Movita Johnson-Harrell will be Pa. Legislature’s first female Muslim lawmaker

BY: - March 13, 2019

“I think this is a good sign for Pennsylvania,” Johnson-Harrell told the Capital-Star after her win. “Our diversity is our strength.”