Faith and Politics

PA Sen. Judy Schwank’s Bills to Help New Moms

PA Sen. Judy Schwank has worked very hard on the issue of maternal mortality. Here she talks about her bill to address the problem. The PCC supports this bill and thanks Sen. Schwank for her work on this and a number of other issues to help mothers and newborns. IMG_4215 Got the chanc
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Rep. Barbara Gleim To Reintroduce Bill To Keep Males Out of Women’s Sports in PA

We talk with PA Republican House member Barbara Gleim about the revival of her bill to prevent biological males from playing women’s sports in PA. The PCC supports this measure, which made it to the Governor’s desk last summer. IMG_4182
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PCC Capitol Wrap for Tuesday, 2-7-23

Today’s PCC Capitol Wrap reminds voters in western PA that today is Election Day. PA’s newest Congresswoman talks about police reform on Face the Nation. And we hear from Senator Doug Mastriano talking about one of his bills in the Senate floor. IMG_3999
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PCC Capitol Wrap for Friday, 2-3-23

Today’s PCC Capitol Wrap shares some important dates for the PA budget plus a look at a couple of bills we are looking at to support moms. And a PA House member once again looks to separate the PIAA playoffs into public and private schools. IMG_3939
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PCC Capitol Wrap for Thursday, 2-1-23

Today’s PCC Capitol Wrap has more of a Catholic Schools Week theme and takes a look at some good news for Kennedy Catholic High School in the Erie Diocese. It shows how communities respond to help our PA Catholic schools. IMG_3907
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PCC Capitol Wrap for Wednesday, 2-1-23

Today’s PCC Capitol Wrap talks about special elections: the one yesterday in the PA Senate and the three next week in the PA House. IMG_3882
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PCC Capitol Wrap for Tuesday, 1-31-23

Today’s PCC Capitol Wrap features a piece of legislation that we are supporting in hopes of early consideration by the PA House and Senate. It deals with milk banks and how they can save lives across Pennsylvania. IMG_3854
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PCC Capitol Wrap for Monday, 1-30-23

Today’s PCC Capitol Wrap notes that Catholic Schools Week is underway. Also, PA House Republicans hold a public hearing on school funding. Nathan Benefield of the Commonwealth Foundation answers the contention that the Lifeline Scholarship Program would hurt public schools. IMG_3818
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PCC Capitol Wrap for Thursday, 1-26-23

Today’s PCC Capitol Wrap updates the impeachment case against Philly DA Larry Krasner and reveals two more lawsuits against states who try to ban the use of abortion medication. Plus the annual report from a central PA pregnancy center, which continues to do great work. IMG_3754
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