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Gov. Wolf: Pennsylvania Must Protect LGBTQ Citizens from Violence, Discrimination

Harrisburg, PA – Across the country, there has been an alarming trend of violence against LGBTQ citizens, especially trans women of color. Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs today reaffirmed its support for the LGBTQ community, denounced this violence and urged the approval of pending bills to provide LGBTQ citizens additional…

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Governor Wolf Urges Legislature to Advance LGBTQ Civil Rights, Hate Crime Protections

Harrisburg, PA – As legislative sponsors rally support for long-overdue civil rights and hate crime protections for LGBTQ Pennsylvanians, Governor Tom Wolf noted that our neighbors have already taken these steps and Pennsylvania’s outlier status could turn away businesses or residents trying to relocate here. Governor Wolf called on the legislature to take up both…

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ICYMI: Editorial Boards Praise Governor Wolf’s Budget Address

A week ago, Gov. Tom Wolf made his fifth budget address. He outlined a plan to create the strongest workforce in the nation and provide needed resources for education, agriculture, seniors and more.

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Governor Wolf Creates Commission to Find Fair Redistricting Solutions

Governor Tom Wolf is taking action to build on the bipartisan support for making Pennsylvania’s redistricting process more fair and nonpartisan. The governor signed an executive order today establishing the bipartisan Pennsylvania Redistricting Reform Commission and appointed David Thornburgh, president and CEO of the non-profit Committee of Seventy, as chairman.

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