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March 3, 2024 5:27 pm

Trump comes out against Alabama IVF ruling as national Republicans scramble for distance

Former President Donald Trump called on Alabama lawmakers Friday to “find an immediate solution” to remedy a state Supreme Court ruling that threatened the availability of in vitro fertilization, and national Republicans running for Congress sought to distance themselves from the Alabama decision as well.

Buttigieg visits Pittsburgh to tout $142 million federal investment in infrastructure

Buttigieg was joined by Allegheny County Executive Sara Innamorato, and members of Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation, including U.S. Sen. John Fetterman, and U.S. Reps. Chris Deluzio (D-17th District), and Summer Lee (D-12th District). “We wouldn’t be here today without the work of this delegation,” Buttigieg said.

Lee, Innamorato rally for abortion rights in Pittsburgh on Roe anniversary

In Pittsburgh, three of the region’s progressive political leaders came together on Grant Street, held signs reading “Stop Trump’s Abortion Ban” and discussed this year’s election cycle and what it holds for the future of women’s reproductive rights. They mentioned the stories of pain they’d heard since the constitutional right to an abortion was struck down, and how the Dobbs decision impacted them personally.

Pennsylvania members of Congress push for improvements at VA Pittsburgh Health System

Democratic U.S. Reps. Summer Lee and Chris Deluzio, and U.S. Sens. John Fetterman and Bob Casey sent a letter to the director of the Veterans Administration Pittsburgh Healthcare System on Tuesday seeking answers about “challenges” facing the system that serves some 84,000 veterans in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Western Pa. lawmaker introduces legislation to bar employers from suspending healthcare benefits for striking workers

Cassie Miller, Pennsylvania Capital-StarDecember 14, 2023 Rep. Lindsey Powell (D-Allegheny) introduced a bill this week to bar employers from suspending health care coverage for striking workers, citing the “disastrous effects” discontinuing coverage could have on employees and their families.  House Bill 1911 would amend the Public Employee Relations Act, which establishes the rights of public employees to organize …