Sims and colleagues reintroduce legislation banning discrimination against LGBTQ members

Sims and colleagues reintroduce legislation banning discrimination against LGBTQ members

Rep. Brian Sims (D-Philadelphia) joined colleagues including Representatives Dan Frankel (D-Allegheny),  Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia), and Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) to discuss legislation that would ban discrimination in the commonwealth based on someone's sexual orientation or gender identity. 
Monday, May 6, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Tweets of the Week - April 15, 2019

Tweets of the Week - April 15, 2019

Check out the week as tweeted from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.
Friday, April 19, 2019/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
In Philly, City Council committee passes structure for new tire licenses, while mayor condemns proposed transgender reg

In Philly, City Council committee passes structure for new tire licenses, while mayor condemns proposed transgender reg

Philadelphia’s Licenses and Inspections Committee recommended legislation on Tuesday that would create a new license for businesses that sell tires. Meanwhile Mayor Jim Kenney (D) railed against proposed regulations from the Trump administration that would impact transgender individuals.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018/Author: Anonym
Categories: Philadelphia
VIDEO: 3 under 3!

VIDEO: 3 under 3!

Check out this week's three events in under three minutes! 

Friday, August 10, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Dermody reintroduces Dem bills as Metcalfe doubles down on majority authority

Dermody reintroduces Dem bills as Metcalfe doubles down on majority authority

Responding to a social media outburst from Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler), House Minority Leader Frank Dermody (D-Allegheny) has reintroduced nearly 90 bills from this session — hoping they get sent anywhere besides Metcalfe’s State Government Committee.

The list includes a number of so-called good government reforms, such as a gift ban, campaign finance reform and redistricting, as well as a bill to ban LGBTQ discrimination in private employment.

Monday, May 7, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
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