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Faith and Politics

Highlights from Wednesday Senate Committee Meeting on Subpoenas

Looking at certain moments in today’s Senate meeting where the Intergovernmental Operations Committee authorized subpoenas for personal information on every registered voter in PA. Here’s Sen. Dave Argall. @PASenateGOP @SenatorArgall pic.twitter.com/zeR4wZIT7D — PAcatholic (@PAc
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The Need for the Fetal Remains Law in PA

On a very recent trip to the University of Notre Dame, I looked into what lies behind Indiana’s Fetal Remains Law. A similar measure passed the PA House last month after some heated debate between pro-life and pro-abortion lawmakers. We’re hoping the Senate takes up the bill when they
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PCC COMMENDS SENATE FOR PASSAGE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING BILLS  

 HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference commended PA Senate members for today’s passage of three bills designed to fight human trafficking. The PCC supports these measures in its on-going efforts to tackle the problem. “Human trafficking is a scourge that not only stil
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Getting to Know….PA Rep. Tracy Pennycuick

Had a great visit with freshman PA Rep. Tracy Pennycuick of the 147th district. She is a former Army chopper pilot and former small business owner. Here Tracy talks about succeeding Rep. Marcy Toepel. @PAHouseGOP pic.twitter.com/MQwsQpaHm0 — PAcatholic (@PAcatholic) June 25, 202
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Today at the PA Capitol: Thursday, June 24th, 2021

The PA Senate has concurred on the amendments made yesterday in the House to SB 618, which would prohibit the use of vaccine passports by a government entity in PA. The bill now goes to the Governor. Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill spoke on her measure. @SenatorKristin @PASenateGOP pic.twi
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Today at the PA Capitol: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

The PA House has just passed SB 618, the bill on vaccine passports. It has amendments and will return to the Senate for concurrence. @PaHouseDems @PAHouseGOP pic.twitter.com/kEyKmtQ5yJ — PAcatholic (@PAcatholic) June 23, 2021 Debate continues in the PA Senate on SB 735, calling
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Today at the PA Capitol: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

PA House passes HB 1300 after extensive and contentious debate. @PaHouseDems @PAHouseGOP pic.twitter.com/zaoUCrSNBB — PAcatholic (@PAcatholic) June 22, 2021 The PA House is taking up HB 1300 for debate and final vote. Rep. Seth Grove is the sponsor of theVoting Rights Protection
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Today at the PA Capitol: Monday, June 21st, 2021

The PA Senate Health and Human Services Committee today passed HB 1500, the Down Syndrome Protection Act, sponsored by Rep. Kate Klunk. Here is Sen. Amanda Cappelletti speaking against the measure. @PaSenateDems pic.twitter.com/w0EUxFiCdP — PAcatholic (@PAcatholic) June 21, 2021
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Getting to Know….Rep. Perry Stambaugh

We had a chance to chat virtually with Rep. Perry Stambaugh, a first-term lawmaker from central PA. Gave him the standard question of what prompted you to run for state office. @PAHouseGOP pic.twitter.com/GrXdUB3S27 — PAcatholic (@PAcatholic) June 14, 2021 Rep. Perry Stambaugh s
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