Kenyatta, Solomon, Street to introduce legislation making 2024 presidential primary in Pa. earlier

(Jan 10, 2023)

This would set the date for the 2024 Presidential Primary in Pa. to be on March 19, 2024. Currently, Pennsylvania’s primary is scheduled to take place on the fourth Tuesday in April, long after many states have voted for a presidential nominee. Read more

 

PLBC statement on police incident in Lower Merion

(Jan 10, 2023)

“We have for years been calling for training and diversity in departments so the officers who patrol the streets look more like the residents who live there, shoring up better police community relations and a sense of protection by police rather than harassment." Read more

 

Rozzi issues statement on first day of special session to provide justice to survivors of childhood sexual abuse

(Jan 09, 2023)

History will not judge us based on how many Democratic Party wins or Republican Party wins we achieve, but we will be judged based on what we did for the children of this Commonwealth. Read more

 

PLBC, Women’s Health Caucus create joint Subcommittee on Women and Girls of Color

(Jan 09, 2023)

The Subcommittee on Women and Girls of Color will bolster their legislative efforts, according to PLBC Chair Donna Bullock. Read more

 

On Jan. 6th, Rep. Kenyatta introduces two bills related to the failed insurrection

(Jan 06, 2023)

“January 6, 2021 was a shameful day in our nation’s history and if we don’t remember and learn from it, we are doomed to repeat it,” Kenyatta said. Read more

 

House Dems condemn insurrectionists at Jan. 6 remembrance event

(Jan 06, 2023)

“I want to sincerely thank the organizers for today’s event as it is so important to pause, albeit painful, to remember and not allow this dark moment in history to happen again.” Read more

 

Rabb, Neilson announce legislation establishing Jan. 6 Day in schools

(Jan 06, 2023)

“The January 6th insurrection is a stark reminder that democracy is only as effective as the sum effort of its parts and that it takes our collective will toward being an inclusive and honest society to function,” Rabb said. Read more

 

Rozzi issues statement on special session to provide justice to survivors of childhood sexual abuse

(Jan 06, 2023)

There is an epidemic of sexual abuse against children in this Commonwealth, throughout this nation, and throughout the world. I came to Harrisburg with one purpose: to see that survivors of childhood sexual assault in Pennsylvania receive the justice that they deserve. Read more

 

PLBC installs officers for 2023-24 session

(Jan 05, 2023)

Established as an official caucus in 1973, the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus was formed to empower Black legislators and to serve as an information and advocacy vehicle to advance the interests of Black, Latino and other Pennsylvanians of color. Read more

 

Rozzi elected Pennsylvania’s Speaker of the House

(Jan 03, 2023)

“As speaker, my goal is to remain nonpartisan in order to deliver a sense of unity within the legislature. It’s past time that we work together and restore trust in the people’s House.” Read more

 

On a new map, Pennsylvania elects most diverse assembly ever

(Dec 26, 2022)

The number of state lawmakers who are Black, Latino or of South Asian descent will rise as part of what House Democrats call the “most diverse class of freshmen legislators” in Pennsylvania history after candidates ran in this year’s election in the newly drawn map of districts. Read more

 

Malagari announces legislation to combat ‘Grinch Bots’

(Dec 19, 2022)

“As representatives, it is our duty to stop predatory miscreants from trying to manipulate our economy. With this important legislation, we can ensure that everyone has a fair shot when shopping online.” Read more

 

Rep.-Elect Anthony Bellmon joins PA Safe Caucus as co-chair

(Dec 15, 2022)

"Pennsylvania voters are sending us more and more legislators like Representative-Elect Bellmon, who agrees that people deserve to feel safe in their communities. I’m excited to have him as a partner in this effort, and we are ready to get to work.” Read more

 

Josh Siegel: Midterms showed voters wanted governance not gridlock

(Dec 12, 2022)

Voters want elected representatives who are serious about solving problems and committed to making government function. Let us start the new year by bringing an end to the era of zero-sum politics and ushering in an era of solutions that extend beyond party or partisanship. Read more

 

Rep. Gina Curry to Serve as Women’s Health Caucus Co-Chair

(Dec 09, 2022)

As a co-chair of the WHC, Curry is committed to addressing issues facing Pennsylvanians like maternity care deserts and systemic inequities in the health care system. Read more

 

PA House LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus celebrates step forward in state’s nondiscrimination policies

(Dec 08, 2022)

“Pursuing legislation to make these important protections permanent remains one of our top priorities in the General Assembly, and it will be until they are enshrined in our state law. We look forward to championing the PA Fairness Act among other bills to make Pennsylvania equitable for all.” Read more

 

Krajewski elected as vice chair to Sentencing Commission

(Dec 08, 2022)

“In this new role as vice chair, I hope to bring my experience as a community organizer to this role. I believe I offer an important and unique community perspective both from my experience as an organizer advocating in the criminal legal space, and as someone who has family who have been involved in this system." Read more

 

Rabb, Miller announce legislation to prevent union busting using public funds

(Dec 08, 2022)

Modeled after similar legislation in New Mexico, the legislation would amend the Public Employee Relations Act to prohibit public and state-related employers from spending taxpayer dollars for union avoidance or union busting services or activities. Read more

 

Philadelphia House Delegation praises the release of Brittney Griner from Russian prison

(Dec 08, 2022)

“I applaud President Biden and his administration for their diligent work on Brittney Griner’s behalf. We look forward to the approximately 50 other Americans, including Paul Whelan and others who are being unjustly detained overseas, to be released so they can come home to their loving families once and for all.” Read more

 

McClinton applauds, welcomes newest members to House Democratic Caucus

(Dec 08, 2022)

“In January, the House Democratic Caucus will proudly swear in the largest and most diverse class of freshmen legislators in over a decade,” said McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware. Read more

 

Kenyatta, Solomon, Street to introduce legislation making 2024 presidential primary in Pa. earlier
Jan 10, 2023

PLBC statement on police incident in Lower Merion
Jan 10, 2023

Rozzi issues statement on first day of special session to provide justice to survivors of childhood sexual abuse
Jan 09, 2023

PLBC, Women’s Health Caucus create joint Subcommittee on Women and Girls of Color
Jan 09, 2023

On Jan. 6th, Rep. Kenyatta introduces two bills related to the failed insurrection
Jan 06, 2023

House Dems condemn insurrectionists at Jan. 6 remembrance event
Jan 06, 2023

Rabb, Neilson announce legislation establishing Jan. 6 Day in schools
Jan 06, 2023

Rozzi issues statement on special session to provide justice to survivors of childhood sexual abuse
Jan 06, 2023

PLBC installs officers for 2023-24 session
Jan 05, 2023

Rozzi elected Pennsylvania’s Speaker of the House
Jan 03, 2023

On a new map, Pennsylvania elects most diverse assembly ever
Dec 26, 2022

Malagari announces legislation to combat ‘Grinch Bots’
Dec 19, 2022

Rep.-Elect Anthony Bellmon joins PA Safe Caucus as co-chair
Dec 15, 2022

Josh Siegel: Midterms showed voters wanted governance not gridlock
Dec 12, 2022

Rep. Gina Curry to Serve as Women’s Health Caucus Co-Chair
Dec 09, 2022

PA House LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus celebrates step forward in state’s nondiscrimination policies
Dec 08, 2022

Krajewski elected as vice chair to Sentencing Commission
Dec 08, 2022

Rabb, Miller announce legislation to prevent union busting using public funds
Dec 08, 2022

Philadelphia House Delegation praises the release of Brittney Griner from Russian prison
Dec 08, 2022

McClinton applauds, welcomes newest members to House Democratic Caucus
Dec 08, 2022