Tag Archives: Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Read our Letter to Pennsylvania Lawmakers Outlining Why SB3 is Unconstitutional

On December 6, we sent this letter to members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives outlining why Senate Bill 3 is unconstitutional. The House is expected to vote on Senate Bill 3 next week, as early as Monday, December 11. … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day Tomorrow

Tomorrow, February 3rd, the Women’s Law Project will join Pennsylvania Senator Mary Jo White and Representative Tim Briggs in the Capitol Rotunda to recognize National Girls and Women in Sports Day, an annual event honoring the achievements and participation of … Continue reading

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Inspiring Girls to Lead Governments

The Women and Girls Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania is sponsoring a  program called “GirlGov,” which is designed to encourage young women and girls to get involved in politics.  The program will send 16 girls, ages 13 through 17, to the … Continue reading

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Two Bills in Pennsylvania Legislature would Improve Sex Education

An article in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review describes two bills, currently in the state legislature, that could have a significant positive impact on sex education in public schools. The Notice Home Act, sponsored by Democratic Rep. Eddie Day Pashiski, would require … Continue reading

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PA House State Government Committee Approves HB 300

Yesterday, the Pennsylvania House State Government Committee approved House Bill 300. HB 300 amends the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act to extend protections to residents who are discriminated against on the basis of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. … Continue reading

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