Are You Ready for Election Day 2018?


We are in the final countdown to the mid-term elections and the PA Senate Dems are encouraging voters to prepare for the big day. has voter registration information, important dates, helpful tips, and more. 


Senate Passes HB 2060, Protections for Domestic Abuse Victims


The Pennsylvania Senate has passed HB 2060, legislation that requires individuals convicted of domestic abuse to surrender their firearms.

The Senate Democrats applaud this action to protect domestic abuse victims and await Governor Wolf’s signature for the legislation to become law.


Combating Addiction in the Community


Combating opioid abuse and addiction must continue to be a priority at the national, state, and local levels.

Through the month of September, Senate Democrats hosted a series of open houses to discuss efforts and provide resources to battle addiction.

Joint Legislative Hearing Focuses on Community-Police Relations


“It is imperative that we seek ways to improve the trust, communication and mutual respect between police officers and the communities they serve,” Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa said.

Janus v. AFSCME


On June 27, 2018, the United States Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that employees who decline union membership are not required to pay “fair share” dues to the union that collectively bargains on their behalf.


The Pennsylvania Senate Democrats disagree with the Supreme Court’s ruling and will continue to fight for the rights of unions and workers.

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