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Pennsylvania Commissions Jointly Issue Statement Honoring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Pennsylvania Commissions on Women, African American, Latino, Asian Pacific American and LGBTQ Affairs, overseen by Gov. Tom Wolf, released a joint statement today honoring the life and work of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Moriah Hathaway, executive director of the Pennsylvania Commission for Women, stated: “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a champion for women and…

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Pa. Commissions: Pass Bill to End LGBTQ Discrimination in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs, joined by the Commissions on African American Affairs, Latino Affairs, Asian Pacific American Affairs, and Women, sent a letter to the General Assembly last week urging passage of legislation to amend the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA) to include protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. A landmark U.S.…

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Pennsylvania Commissions Jointly Issue Statement Defending our First Amendment Right to Protest and Air Grievances

The Pennsylvania Commissions on African American, Latino, Asian Pacific American, Women and LGBTQ Affairs, overseen by Gov. Tom Wolf, released a joint statement today honoring the memory of George Floyd and other Americans of color who have lost their lives to police violence, and denouncing indoctrinated racism, bigotry and sanctioned violence. “In the wake of…

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Gov. Wolf Calls for Mandated Race and Ethnicity Data Collection and Increased Testing Amid COVID-19

On a call today with reporters and Lt. Gov. John Fetterman about the newly formed Health Disparity Task Force, Governor Tom Wolf called for COVID-19 health care providers and medical facilities conducting tests to follow the Department of Health’s mandate to include race and ethnicity data in demographics provided to the department with COVID-19 test…

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Statewide Support for Gov. Wolf and Lt. Gov. Fetterman Health Disparity Task Force

Governor Tom Wolf and Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman announced Wednesday the creation of the COVID-19 Response Task Force for Health Disparity, which will help identify how the pandemic is affecting the state’s minority and vulnerable populations. The Health Disparity Task Force, which will be led by Lt. Gov. Fetterman, will prepare recommendations for the governor…

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