Stories tagged: "Conor Lamb"


People walk along Market Street in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania got the official word from the US Census that its population growth continues to lag behind the nation's, marking the 10th consecutive decade the Keystone State has lost clout in Congress and presidential contests. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Pennsylvania Loses US House Seat Again Due to Lagging Population Growth

Pennsylvania's population is growing. It's just not growing enough to keep all of its presidential electors and members of Congress.

Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., is one of the eight republicans who voted against the Paycheck Fairness Act. (House Television via AP)
These Are the Eight PA Representatives Who Voted Against the Paycheck Fairness Act

Federal legislation that would prohibit employers from paying men more than women narrowly passed the US House of Representatives on Thursday.

In this image from video, Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-Pa.) speaks during a debate in the US House of Representatives on Jan. 7, 2021. (House Television via AP)
These Eight PA Reps Voted Against the Violence Against Women Act

Even without their votes, the bill had bipartisan support in the House of Representatives and is moving on to the Senate.

In this image from video, Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., speaks during House debates on Jan. 7, 2021. (House Television via AP)
These Nine Pennsylvanians in Congress Voted Against $1,400 Stimulus Checks, Other Pandemic Relief

The US House of Representatives approved a pandemic relief package early Saturday. But nine of the 18 Pennsylvanians in the lower chamber of Congress opposed it.

Barbara Coleman speaks during a Zoom call about the minimum wage on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Coleman earns less than $15 per hour as a certified nursing assistant in a nursing home, a position in which she helps residents shower or bathe, get ready for meals, go out for walks, and do other basic life tasks. (Screenshot)
Pennsylvania Democrats, Labor Leaders Not Giving Up on $15 Minimum Wage

State legislators and members of Pennsylvania's congressional delegation are working to garner support for different pieces of legislation that would raise the minimum wage.