Monthly Archives: May 2011

PA House Budget Cuts Domestic Violence Program Funding by Over $1 Million

Earlier this month, Pennsylvania House members – mostly Republican – voted for burdensome, expensive new regulations for abortion providers, citing their concern for women’s health and safety as their only motive. Last week, they approved the House Republican version of … Continue reading

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PA House Committee Passes Bill That Would Have Detrimental Impact on Low-income Voters

On Monday, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives State Government Committee passed HB 934, which would require voters to present identification each time they visit their polling place. This change was enacted in order to curb voter fraud, which of course, … Continue reading

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Call Your State Rep Today: NO on HB 574

Today, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives is considering a bill which would make it more difficult for women in Pennsylvania to have access to abortion care. House Bill 574 would regulate abortion providers and require them to comply with the … Continue reading

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