The Fairness Act, which Democrats have been trying to advance for more than two decades, cleared a major hurdle Monday. A vote before the full House is expected Wednesday.
Republicans could have stepped up this year to prevent LGBTQ discrimination and remove stigmatizing language in the PA criminal code. They chose not to.
Women make up approximately 51% of the state population, but just under 29% of the state Legislature. Several groups are working to change that.
Newly elected state Rep. Jessica Benham is changing the makeup of the Pennsylvania Legislature.
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