Legislative Spotlight

The PA Legislature

Governor Shapiro signs a $47.6 billion 2024-25 state budget, with more money for public schools, human services and public transit.
Read details of the state budget
Legislation sponsored by Representative Leanne Krueger that provides state-wide protections for contraceptive access, receives bi-partisan approval in the House.
Read about HB 1140
In an effort to speed up the counting of votes, House Democrats approve legislation that allows for the counting, computing and tallying of absentee and mail-in votes days before the election.
Learn more about HB 847
House Democrats, led by Rep. Donna Bullock, pass an overhaul of the state's 1959 Equal Pay Law to ensure equal pay for equal work and eliminate wage disparity.
Read about House Bill 98
As the first woman and first Black woman to be PA House Speaker, Rep. Joanna McClinton is making a difference.
Learn more about Rep. McClinton
State Reps. Morgan Cephas, Gina Curry and La'Tasha Mayes launch the Pennsylvania Black Maternal Health Caucus (BMH) to bring needed attention to Black maternal health care issues.
Learn more about BMH
PA Supreme Court orders a lower court to reconsider a state law limiting Medicaid funding for abortions which may signal a willingness to protect abortion rights in the state.
Read about the ruling



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