Legislative Spotlight

The PA Legislature

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
The Democratic-backed Basic Education Funding Commission (BEFC) issues a report recommending $5B to close the funding gap for PA public schools.
Learn more about BEFC
Governor Shapiro signs into law a bill sponsored by State Rep. Morgan Cephas which broadens civil rights for imprisoned women who are pregnant or postpartum.
Read about the bill
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