PA General Assembly Archive
PA Representative Mark Cohen (D-Philadelphia) has introduced the first ever transgender specific civil rights bills in Pennsylvania history. The Transgender Health Benefits Act HB304 is based on a piece of Philadelphia legislation that allows for transition related healthcare for government workers, but the state bill covers public, as well as private and Medicaid plans. Despite this progress,
In a move not surprising but still ugly, the PA Family Council sent out campaign literature for candidate for State House Jason Ortitay distorting HB 300 to paint his opponent, incumbent Rep Jesse White, as a threat to civilized society. White represents the 46th House District which includes portions of both Allegheny and Washington counties.
This past election, Eastern PA elected our first first openly gay candidate, Brian Sims, to the PA House. This weekend, we learned however, that current State Rep Mike Fleck (R) has come out. So that’s an interesting turn of events. From PoliticsPA He said his party affiliation remains strong. “The Republican party is all
When I was poking around the Facebook pages of a few elected officials, I found this on the page of PA State Rep Mark Mustio She didn’t read the link. The very first paragraph makes it very clear it is not about Pennsylvania. Then there’s the mind-blowing aspect of how someone could take