State Rep. Pat Harkins speaking at Philadelphia City Hall on behalf of H.B. 1082 worker safety bill

State Rep. Pat Harkins spoke at a Sept. 11 rally at Philadelphia's City Hall to urge passage of the Jake Schwab Worker Safety Bill -- legislation that would ensure that the state's public sector workers receive the same safety protections as private sector workers.

USS Niagara

Rep. Pat Harkins joins Governor Tom Wolf and other lawmakers for a tour of the USS Niagara.

Charter School Reform Press Event

Rep. Pat Harkins attends a press event in Erie where Governor Tom Wolf announced improvements to the state’s charter school regulations and law.

Rep. Pat Harkins hosts Democratic Policy Committee roundtable discussion on workplace safety on Tuesday, March 20.

Rep. Pat Harkins, D-Erie, hosted a Democratic Policy Committee roundtable discussion on workplace safety on Tuesday, March 20. This discussion was one in a series of meetings across the state on House Democrats' Plan4PA that includes putting people first, good jobs, quality schools and fair taxes.

Jake Schwab Worker Safety Bill Rally

Harrisburg, Sept. 14, 2016. HB1082

Rally in support of Erie schools

June 7, 2016. Capitol Rotunda

Workers' Safety Bill introduction

Rep. Harkins introduced HB1082, which would create a state-level OSHA-type department in the Dept. of Labor & Industry.

Harkins takes Oath to begin 2015-16 term.

Rep. Pat Harkins began his fifth term as state Rep. from the First Legislative District.