Stories tagged: "Danielle Friel Otten"

State Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair) speaks during a Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
These State Lawmakers Are up for Reelection; Here Are the Abortion Bills They’ve Proposed

The US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade means abortion rights will be determined at the state level. With many state lawmakers up for reelection this year, your vote matters more than ever in determining the future of abortion rights in the commonwealth.

Pennsylvania state House Rep. Danielle Friel Otten, D-Chester County, is sworn in Tuesday Jan. 1, 2019, at the Statehouse in Harrisburg, Pa. Pennsylvania state lawmakers are ready for the coming two-year session after being sworn in on New Year's Day. The House welcomed 42 new members and seven new senators took the oath of office on Tuesday after winning election in November. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
Democratic State Lawmakers to Propose Constitutional Amendment Protecting Abortion Rights in PA

Democratic lawmakers plan to introduce a bill amending Pennsylvania's constitution to ensure the state doesn’t interfere with an individual’s reproductive rights.