Faith and Politics

Getting to Know…PA Rep. Joe Kerwin

We had the chance to talk with PA Rep. Joe Kerwin, a Republican serving Dauphin and Schuylkill Cos. He’s an attorney who is early in his first term in Harrisburg. @PAHouseGOP pic.twitter.com/imchWHwJUZ — PAcatholic (@PAcatholic) June 2, 2021 PA Rep. Joe Kerwin is a life-long Cat
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Getting to Know….PA Rep. Mike Armanini

Had the chance to visit with freshman PA Rep. Mike Armanini of Elk and Clearfield Cos. He’s been very closely involved with Catholic education just about his entire life! @PAHouseGOP pic.twitter.com/eH4XobD65s — PAcatholic (@PAcatholic) May 27, 2021 PA Rep. Mike Armanini talks a
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Getting to Know….PA Rep. Rob Mercuri

Had the chance to visit and talk with Rep. Rob Mercuri of Allegheny Co. this week in his Capitol office. The freshman lawmaker serves in the legislature after spending a number of years serving the country! @RepRobMercuri @PAHouseGOP pic.twitter.com/qGkmBmreJL — PAcatholic (@PAc
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This Week at the PA Capitol

Both the House and Senate were in session this week in Harrisburg. The PA Catholic Conference saw a number of bills passed that we support. That included–in the House– a package of 8 bills to combat human trafficking and a bill to assure that clergy members would not be pr
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This Week at the PA Capitol

Sen. Judy Ward asks long-term care officials today about the threat of lawsuits that may be arising from the pandemic against the industry. Zach Shamberg of PA Health Care Assoc. says they are hoping legislation can prevent opportunistic lawsuits. @PASenateGOP @SenatorJWard pic.twitte
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Pro-Life Bills Set for Vote on Tuesday

On Tuesday morning the PA House Health Committee will meet to vote on these three pro-life bills.  
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This Week at the PA Capitol

SEN. KRISTIN PHILLIPS-HILL HOLDS HEARING ON DEPT. OF HEALTH DATE BREACH ISSUE.  DEPT. BACKS OUT Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill had originally gotten a commitment from the PA Dept. of Health to testify before the Senate Communications & Technology Committee on the data breach with the
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PCC CALLS FOR END TO EXPERIMENTS WITH ABORTED BABIES

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The PA Catholic Conference (PCC) today called on the University of Pittsburgh to stop all experiments with aborted babies and for Pennsylvania lawmakers to open a full investigation into the extent of this practice. “We are horrified by reports that researchers at th
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PA Catholic Conference Applauds PA House Committee Approval of HB 996

The PCC was there as the PA House Aging & Older Adult Services Committee unanimously approved HB 996 by Rep. Eric Davanzo. We support the bill as an issue of religious freedom. Here are the social media postings we shared through the meeting.   Congrats to Rep. Eric Davanzo o
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