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Act on women's rights, or watch Pa. become next Texas

Pennsylvania is more like Texas than you think. Recently I began receiving more frequent calls about women’s reproductive rights. Such calls are not uncommon for me, but usually they relate to Pennsylvania, the commonwealth in which I serve as an elected representative. Lately, though, people mostly wanted to talk about Texas.
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To block school mask order, House GOP appeals to arcane committee

Majority House Republicans have asked an obscure state regulatory oversight committee to review the Wolf administration’s school mask mandate.  In a 15-5 vote on Tuesday, the GOP-controlled House Health Committee’s lawmakers approved a six-page letter laying out their legal objections to the order.  It goes on to request that the Commonwealth Joint Committee on Documents […] The post To block school mask order, House GOP appeals to arcane committee appeared first on Pennsylvania Capital-Star.

Biden administration appoints second state health official under Covid-19 investigation

In the fight to “Crush Covid” the Biden administration has now appointed to leadership positions health officials from states currently under investigation for murky and deadly Covid-19 response practices. Despite a campaign promise to “crush COVID”, the Biden administration has appointed health secretaries Rachel Levine of Pennsylvania and Robert Gordon...

BREAKING NEWS: Wolf to Issue Mask Mandate For K-12 Schools

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) — Governor Tom Wolf reportedly plans to announce a new mask mandate for all Pennsylvania K-12 schools on Tuesday afternoon. According to KDKA News, sources say Gov. Wolf plans to make the announcement during a press conference scheduled for 2 p.m. (available by livestream here). The new...

GOP Legislators Want Local Control For Mask Policy – Not So Much For Employer Vaccine Requirements

Responding to a letter sent by Governor Tom Wolf on Wednesday (August 25), calling on them to pass legislation “that will require schools and child care centers to implement masking requirements while in the classroom,” Republican leaders of both the Pennsylvania House and Senate have urged the governor to stick with the current approach of “allowing local officials to manage and respond as needed,” to the growing number of Covid-19 cases being reported throughout the state.
Cumberland County Sentinel

Guest Editorial: The 'true American spirit'

Thankfully, the “true American spirit” is now on display in our Carlisle Area School District!. Kudos to all our CASD students for wearing their masks during the first weeks of what we hope becomes a full academic year of face-to-face instruction for all who choose that option. Kudos also to all our CASD parents, teachers and administrators for supporting our students.

A "Refreshing" Visit to Ohio!

Exactly two years to the day after they had last gathered in person, 400+ Ohio Daughters converged upon Columbus on August 21 to conduct their Fall Fun Fair – an annual one-day forum of “trade show-style” displays, presentations and fellowship designed to kick off the new DAR year. What a joy it was for me to be a guest at this outstanding event!