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Gov. Wolf Condemns Racist Tirade Attacking Second Lady Gisele Fetterman

Governor Tom Wolf condemned the racism and hate speech displayed toward Gisele Fetterman, Pennsylvania’s Second Lady. The governor released the following statement: “The ethnic intimidation and racist speech spewed at the Second Lady of Pennsylvania is shameful and unacceptable. Racism and hate speech are always unacceptable, and unworthy of Pennsylvanians. No Pennsylvanian should ever be…

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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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Gov. Wolf Helps Dedicate Monument to Old 8th Ward on Capitol Grounds, Highlights Fight Against Systemic Racism

Governor Tom Wolf joined legislators and Harrisburg area elected and community leaders for the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony at the state Capital Complex of a monument honoring the city’s Old 8th Ward. The diverse and densely populated neighborhood was razed to make way for an expansion of the Capitol property starting in the early 1900s.…

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