The 2017-18 Legislative Session is nearing the halfway point. During each two-year session, thousands of bills are introduced in the Pennsylvania House and Senate. The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference and the Pennsylvania Catholic Health Association are tracking a number of different
The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference stands in support of legislation, House Bill 1076, that would use collaborative relationships among municipalities to address the need for housing for the homeless across the state. The bill, introduced by state Rep. Tom Caltagirone, D-Berks, would
The 2017-2018 session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly is now fully underway and the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference and the Pennsylvania Catholic Health Association are tracking a number of different legislative proposals. See what bills are on the radar screen PCC and PCHA form
For a bill to become a law in Pennsylvania, it must pass through a political process that is more challenging than merely following the legislative procedures. PCC’s Communications Director, Amy Hill, explains how a bill really becomes a law in this audio clip. [audio:https://w
“I’m just a bill and I’m sitting here on Capitol Hill.” If you are of a certain generation, you probably learned about the legislative process from this memorable cartoon jingle. How a bill becomes a law is one of the basic lessons everyone learns in youth.
In a fast track maneuver, legislation with the potential to threaten religious liberty narrowly advanced from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives State Government Committee with a 12 to 11 vote on March 11, 2009. The bill, known as HB 300, would add “sexual orientation and
The Winter 2009 edition of Viewpoint outlines PCC’s comprehensive list of legislative priorities. Issues cover a wide range of categories: Catholic Education, Religious Liberty,Life and the Dignity of the Human Person, Marriage and Family, Social Justice, Health Care, and more.