Stories tagged: "Malcolm Kenyatta"


State Reps. Malcolm Kenyatta and Mary Isaacson (both D-Philadelphia) lead a hearing on Pennsylvania's HIV criminalization laws on Oct. 6, 2021. (Courtesy of Pennsylvania House of Representatives)
What You Probably Don’t Know About HIV Criminalization in Pennsylvania Will Scare You

A recent hearing on HIV criminalization laws in Pennsylvania shed light on the stigma those living with HIV are forced to endure.

In this Nov. 2, 2020 file photo, Rep. Conor Lamb, D-Pa., speaks during a rally for then-candidate  Joe Biden at Community College of Beaver County, in Monaca, Pa. Lamb announced he is running for US Senate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Lamb Is Newest Democrat To Join Race For US Senate Seat

U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb said Friday he is running for Pennsylvania’s open Senate seat, joining a crowded Democratic field in one of the nation’s most competitive races.

Then-Vice President Joe Biden, left, is greeted by AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka, before he speaks to a crowd before the annual Labor Day parade on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Elected Leaders From Across Pennsylvania Honor Trumka as Labor ‘Champion’

Elected leaders from around Pennsylvania honored labor leader Richard Trumka, who died Thursday.

FILE- In this file photo from Nov. 19, 2019, a man is silhouetted in the shade as he walks by the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
State Democrats Keep Proposing Ideas to Help Pennsylvania. Republicans Keep Ignoring Them.

From pandemic relief to election laws, Republican leaders in the state Legislature continue to ignore Democrats.

Protesters gather in Harrisburg in May 2020. (Shutterstock Photo/Jelani Photography)
Every House Republican Blocks Bill that Would Have Struck ‘Homosexuality’ from PA Criminal Laws

Apparently, every Republican in the the Pennsylvania House of Representatives is fine with homosexuality being considered “obscene” and “deviate.”

Pennsylvania State Sen. Sharif Street is one of the state legislators who discussed the Derek Chauvin verdict on Twitter. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
This Is What State Legislators Had to Say About Derek Chauvin’s Guilty Verdict

Pennsylvania state legislators discussed the Derek Chauvin verdict on Twitter, many saying it was a rare moment of accountability.

Rachel Levine fist bumps Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., at the end of her confirmation hearing before a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (Caroline Brehman/Pool via AP)
Senate Confirms Levine, Who is Now the Nation’s Highest Ranking Transgender Official

Former Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine has become the first openly transgender person confirmed to a government position in the nation’s history.