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Gov. Wolf, Administration Denounce Trump Administration Rollbacks of LGBTQ Protections, Calls for Long Overdue State Action

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and his administration today denounced the recent Trump Administration rollbacks of multiple protections for LGBTQ individuals, calling for long overdue state action to end this abhorrent discriminatory track record. “As the federal government goes backwards, it is past time for Pennsylvania to protect our LGBTQ citizens,” Gov. Wolf said.…

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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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Pennsylvania Releases State Climate Action Plan, Join U.S. Climate Alliance

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf was joined today by Representative Steve McCarter, Senator Steve Santarsiero, Senator Jay Costa, Representative Frank Dermody, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn, and members of the Climate Caucus to announce Pennsylvania’s membership in the U.S. Climate Alliance…

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