Tag Archives: House of Representatives

Shouldn’t Voting Be Easier?

By Nora Kenty, WLP Intern Tomorrow, on October 1, Pennsylvanians will be flocking to the State Capitol in Harrisburg to encourage the House of Representatives to pass SB 37, also known as the Online Voter Registration Bill.  This bill, aimed … Continue reading

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House Protects Access to Abortion Services

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives took strides to secure women’s access to abortion. In a 219-208 vote, the House approved a spending bill for 2010 that would allow Washington, D.C. to use local funds to help pay for … Continue reading

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Family Planning and the Stimulus Package

Earlier this week, the House of Representatives passed an economic stimulus package. A previous version of the bill had included provisions for supplying contraception to low-income women on Medicaid. When House Republicans objected to the provision, President Obama asked the … Continue reading

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