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Senator Maria Collett Introduces Menstrual Equity Legislation

Senator Maria Collett Introduces Menstrual Equity Legislation

North Wales, Pa. – October 7, 2019 – Today, Senator Maria Collett (D-12, Bucks and Montgomery) introduced legislation to establish the “Pennsylvania Menstrual Equity Act,” to ensure that Menstrual Products (“MPs”) are made available in public bathroom facilities....

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Pa. just eliminated general assistance. The need for it hasn’t gone away

Pa. just eliminated general assistance. The need for it hasn’t gone away

By Katie Muth, Maria Collett and Lindsey Williams

This week marks the end of General Assistance (GA) as we know it. The life-saving program that has helped thousands of Pennsylvanians get back on their feet and bridge the gap to self-sustainability ended on Aug. 1.

After a difficult battle through the legislative process and an underhanded maneuver to tie the elimination of GA to millions of dollars of hospitals, we accept that the program will cease to exist. However, that does not mean that the need has vanished.

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Dignitaries thanked for Korean War Peace Park fundraising

Dignitaries thanked for Korean War Peace Park fundraising

MONTGOMERY TWP. — A steamy Friday morning marked another major milestone for a planned peace park honoring Korean War veterans. Representatives and dignitaries from South Korea and Montgomery County turned over shovels meant to symbolize the start of work on the...

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Warrington breaks ground on new $8.6M police station

Warrington breaks ground on new $8.6M police station

Expected to finish next summer, the new building will include several modern upgrades not available the current police station and township administration building at 852 Easton Road. Warrington’s police department will soon have a building of its own, as officials...

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The proposed Family Care Act

The proposed Family Care Act

When you or a loved one is diagnosed with a serious illness, taking time off from work for treatment can be costly, or even impossible. Families can risk financial hardship when faced with long-term treatments or even for routine medical events like the birth of a...

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