Senator Lindsey M. Williams, Senate Dems, and SNAPA Ask Governor Wolf to Take Action on Free School Meals

Pittsburgh, Pa. August 4, 2022 − Senator Lindsey M. Williams, Minority Chair of the Senate Education Committee, sent a letter to Governor Tom Wolf and Acting Secretary of Education Eric Hagarty urging the Administration to take any steps possible to temporarily extend access to free school breakfasts and lunches for all students for the upcoming 2022-23 school year. Senator Williams was joined by her Democratic colleagues on the Senate Education Committee in the letter, Senator Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny), Senator Carolyn Comitta (D-Chester) and Senator Tim Kearney (D-Chester, Delaware).

Gov. Wolf Highlights PA GI Bill Legacy Providing Military Families with Higher Education

State College, PA July 26, 2022 − Governor Tom Wolf today celebrated the success of his PA GI Bill, also known as the Military Family Education Program (MFEP), which allows members of the Pennsylvania National Guard (PNG) to earn college benefits for their spouse and children. The PA GI Bill was the first program of its kind in the nation when he signed it into law on July 1, 2019 and now has more than 3,300 dependents of Pennsylvania Army and Air Guard members enrolled for the opportunity to receive free or low cost higher education.

Senate Democrats to Introduce Legislation to Codify Roe v Wade Protections in PA Law

HARRISBURG, June 27, 2022 − Seven members of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus circulated a memo on Friday afternoon to take steps to codify into state law the personal right to make decisions about health and reproduction, including access to safe and legal abortions.

The co-sponsorship memo was circulated by state Senators Katie Muth (D- Montgomery/Chester/Berks), Amanda Cappelletti (D-Montgomery/Delaware), Lindsey Williams (D-Allegheny), Maria Collett (D-Bucks/Montgomery), Judy Schwank (D-Berks), Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia), and Carolyn Comitta (D-Chester).

Sen. Lindsey Williams Release Statement on SCOTUS Roe v. Wade Decision

Pittsburgh, Pa. June 24, 2022 − Senator Lindsey M. Williams released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade:

I am completely devastated over today’s Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which has overturned the right to a safe, legal abortion in this country, but I am ready to fight back. I will always stand for a woman’s right to healthcare, and that includes abortion. Deciding if, when, and with whom to start or grow a family is a human right. I trust people to make the best decisions about their lives, families and their healthcare. This fight is about our right to privacy and our right to bodily autonomy.

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Lauri Ann West Community Center 1220 Powers Run Road, Pittsburgh, PA

Protect your identity by shredding your sensitive paper documents at the free shredding event The event will be at Lauri Ann West Community Center, 1220 Powers Run Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 on Saturday, August 13 from 10am-1pm (or until the truck is full). Shredding will be performed on site and is limited to 2 boxes […]

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