Its legacy of restricting asylum petitions may continue as President Joe Biden takes steps to reduce the flow of illegal immigration to the country.
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Doula Nonprofit Offers Financial Assistance for State Certification
As state lawmakers in Harrisburg work to combat Pennsylvania’s maternal mortality crisis, an advocacy organization is helping doulas with the cost of obtaining a state certification, a move they hope will bring more people into the field and improve maternal health outcomes across the commonwealth.
Clean Water Advocates Call on General Assembly to Support Pollution Reduction Efforts, Legislation
Clean water advocates and lawmakers gathered in the Capitol on Wednesday to recognize Clean Water Education Week, and to urge the General Assembly to support legislation that they said will reduce pollution in Pennsylvania’s waterways.
Shapiro Signs Bipartisan Bill Enhancing Coverage for Breast Cancer Screening, Testing
Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro signed legislation — his first since taking office — that lawmakers hope will save lives by enhancing insurance coverage for breast cancer screening and genetic testing.
Latino Youth Struggle With Sense of Belonging in School
Latino youth in middle and high school have a lower sense of belonging at school and in the community overall when compared with white peers.
Legislative Package to Prevent Shooting Deaths Heads Toward Pa. House Floor
A legislative package aimed at ensuring guns don’t get into the hands of children and criminals and preventing shooting deaths advanced toward votes in the Democratically-controlled state House on Wednesday.
Report: Child Population Declines in Pennsylvania
The population is made up of fewer children – in Pennsylvania and across the United States, according to the latest analysis of census data.
Rhynhart Continues to Back Dangerous Decision to Implement Fire Station Brownouts
This past Tuesday, April 21, six democratic candidates vying to be the next mayor of Philadelphia met at a forum held by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
AI-Generated Spam May Soon Be Flooding Your Inbox – And It Will Be Personalized to Be Especially Persuasive
Each day, messages from Nigerian princes, peddlers of wonder drugs and promoters of can’t-miss investments choke email inboxes. Improvements to spam filters only seem to inspire new techniques to break through the protections.
As Digital Activists, Teens of Color Turn to Social Media to Fight for a More Just World
When it comes to social media use among young people, very often the concern is about potential harm.