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Pennsylvania House Democrats announce legislation to curb some restrictions on state’s abortion clinics

BY: - January 22, 2024

So-called TRAP laws have been denounced by medical organizations, and abortion advocates say the restrictions do little more than reduce patient access.

Ahead of primary, taxpayers bankroll questionable COVID ads

BY: - May 12, 2020

Democrats defended the posts, saying “this is simply how a modern legislature strives to connect with real people in their daily lives,”

Philly Democrat wants a $500 fine for sending nude photos without consent

BY: - January 10, 2020

On Friday, Rep. Mary Isacson, D-Philadelphia, held a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on her proposal to criminalize sharing unsolicited nude images. 

Undeterred by Wolf’s deadline, House GOP weighs a path forward for minimum wage hike

BY: - December 18, 2019

A House Republican who’s key to the approval of the state’s first minimum wage hike in more than a decade isn’t saying no to that hike -- but he isn’t saying yes either.

Universal lead testing touches ideological nerve in Pa. House panel debate

BY: - November 20, 2019

The House Children and Youth Committee voted 17-6 to advance the bill, amid concerns from some of the panel’s Republicans about the proper role of government.