Stories tagged: "Chris Rabb"

State Rep. Chris Rabb speaks at Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia, on January 29, 2018.  (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Wage Yet Another Battle Over Book Banning

Democratic state Rep. Chris Rabb wants to create a system in which a number of steps would have to take place in order to ban a text from a school system or a school library.

Protesters Holding Signs
State Lawmakers Introduce Bill Prohibiting Cooperation With Out-of-State Abortion Investigations

In an effort to ensure Pennsylvania remains a safe haven for people seeking abortion services, Democratic lawmakers have proposed a bill that would prohibit law enforcement and government entities from cooperating with another state’s abortion investigation.

Activists with Our Revolution hold $15 minimum wage signs outside the US Capitol complex in February 2021, to call on Congress to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. (CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images/Bill Clark)
Pennsylvania Republicans Refused to Advance Bills to Raise the Minimum Wage in 2021

The minimum wage in Pennsylvania has remained the same since 2009, despite state legislators introducing seven bills in an attempt to raise it.

Kelley Bashew (Courtesy Kelley Bashew)
Woman Becomes an Advocate for Her Indigenous Heritage After Meeting Birth Family at 50

Kelley Bashew decided to look for her birth family when she turned 50. She found herself and became an advocate for Indigenous people.

This Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 photo shows a sign for Neshaminy High School in Langhorne, Bucks County. The school has made headlines over its use of a racial slur against American Indians as the mascot for its sports teams. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Coming Soon: A Bill to Ban Racist American Indian Names, Imagery in PA Schools

State Rep. Chris Rabb said he hopes to propose the bill before Thanksgiving.