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Op-Ed: Changing Hearts and Minds in Coal Country

Pennsylvania may be the heart of American coal country, but as Kelly Forest writes, residents are excited about transitioning to clean energy and saving money thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act.

State Rep. Jen O’ Mara with her daughter, photographed at the Pennsylvania House swearing-in ceremony in Harrisburg, Jan. 6, 2023. (Photo: Pennsylvania House of Representatives).
Beyond Bouquets: Let’s Gift Pennsylvania Moms With More This Mother’s Day

Detailing her own experience with postpartum depression, state Rep. Jen O’Mara is working hard to pass legislation aimed at increasing awareness of PPD among new mothers and their families.

Lindsey Mauldin, Vice President of Policy and Planning, Planned Parenthood speaking with the press in Philadelphia, Dec. 9, 2021. (Photo: Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania)
Just Say It: How to Talk About Abortion and Dismantle Lies

In this op-ed, Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania’s Lindsey Mauldin has some suggestions on how we should be talking about abortion.

Latrelle Jackson (far left) marches with Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro on August 18, 2022 in Philadelphia. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for SEIU)
OP-ED: “I Deserve a Fair Wage and the Right to Unionize, so I’m Voting for Josh Shapiro”

Latrelle Jackson is one of many Pennsylvanians working two jobs to make ends meet. In this op-ed, he explains why Pennsylvania workers need Josh Shapiro fighting for them in Harrisburg.

Members of the Crime Scene Unit walk near the location of a shooting in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Philadelphia Isn’t the Same Anymore, but Candidates Like Josh Shapiro Can Help Us Take Our Neighborhoods Back.

Let’s take back our neighborhoods by electing candidates that will fight, protect, and provide us with the resources we need to live and work with living wages, dignity, and respect.

Rep. Chrissy Houlahan and her daughter, Molly
My Pride and Joy

This Pride Month, I ask my fellow parents, educators, and lawmakers to simply love one another and embrace our diversity and differences.  My family, and so many families across our great country, are clearly stronger for it.

An Amtrak train departs 30th Street Station in Philadelphia in October 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
NEPA Lawmakers: Scranton-to-NYC Passenger Rail Service Makes Perfect Sense for Our Region

"Amtrak’s passenger rail service from Scranton to NYC would enhance job growth and tourism for the region."