Stories tagged: "Mary Gay Scanlon"

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No Red Wave in Pennsylvania: Democrats Win Majority of House Seats in the Commonwealth

Key victories in Western Pennsylvania, where Summer Lee will become the first Black woman to represent the commonwealth in Congress and Chris DeLuzio flipped a Republican seat, will give Pennsylvania Dems a 9-8 edge in the US House.

A small business in Pennsylvania.
Millions in American Rescue Plan Funding Heading to Pennsylvania’s Small Businesses

Over $10 billion in funding will be distributed to nine states through the State Small Business Credit Initiative and Pennsylvania is set to get the largest amount of money.

Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Delaware County (CREDIT: PA House of Representatives)
Female Pennsylvania Lawmakers React to Roe v. Wade Opinion

The women serving Pennsylvanians in Harrisburg and Washington didn’t hold back after news broke that the Supreme Court had drafted an opinion to ban Roe v. Wade.

Congresswoman Scanlon, pictured with HLTC Executive Direct Matt Schultz, HLTC Board President Bob Jara, and other Board members. (Photo: Todd Murray)
Rep. Scanlon Brings Home $1.5 Million in Federal Funding for Historic Lansdowne Theater

On Monday, April 25, Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) visited Lansdowne Theater to announce $1.5 million in Community Project Funding she recently secured for the theater.

Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-Pa.) speaks during a House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. Scanlon was carjacked at gunpoint by two men in a south Philadelphia park but wasn’t injured, police and her office said. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP, File)
5 Teenagers Charged in Armed Carjacking of US Rep. Scanlon

Scanlon and a staffer who accompanied her were unharmed.

A poster bearing the image of voting rights icon John Lewis is seen during a news conference after the House of Representatives passed the The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act in Washington, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)
These Are the Nine Lawmakers from Pennsylvania Who Voted Against Restoring Voting Rights

The partisan vote for the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act illustrates the strong divide between parties on American issues as fundamental as the right to vote.

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.