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Who is Humane PA?

Blog by Humane PA President, Elissa Katz  Who is Humane PA?  In a word – YOU!  Regardless of age, race, socio-economic background, religion, political allegiance, or any of the other traits we use to define and distinguish ourselves, there is … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Pennsylvania Election, Animal cruelty, Community outreach, Legislation, Pennsylvania Politics, Political Action Committees, Volunteers

Keith Mohler – an Unsung Hero

Amy Worden writes the Philly Dawg blog for The Philadelphia Inquirer. With her permission, we are reposting her moving tribute to an unsung hero in the animal community – Keith Mohler. Among the many memories we have of Keith and … Continue reading

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Lobbyist…not a four letter word!

Guest editorial by Sarah Speed Lobbying…in a time of government gridlock, it feels like the root of all evil doesn’t it? Imagine slick haired, shiny shoed salesmen stalking the halls of the legislature preying upon good intentions and campaign promises, vying … Continue reading

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Are you in?

It is National Volunteer Week, and Humane PA — and Pennsylvania’s animals — are so grateful for our amazing, dedicated volunteers ! We are especially inspired by the volunteers of Humane PA.  As an entirely volunteer-run humane political action committee … Continue reading

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Pursuing Your Passion – Cheryl Caldwell’s Story

Humane PA is grateful for the talents and dedication of our volunteers who give so much of themselves to help strengthen the ability of the humane vote to elect humane legislators, who will in turn advocate and support anti-cruelty legislation.  The backbone of Humane … Continue reading

Posted in Animal cruelty, Animal shelters, Community outreach, Pennsylvania legislation, Political Action Committees, Volunteers

Investing at the Ground Floor

Guest Blog by Roy Afflerbach Ever wish you could get in on the ground floor of an investment…and that you could do so by investing your free time instead of your money? That opportunity is here!  The most effective way … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Pennsylvania Election, Pennsylvania election, Pennsylvania Politics, Volunteers

Humane PA’s Top 10 Political Actions for Animals For Which We Are Thankful

Animal advocates in Pennsylvania who are open to and motivated to learn more about getting politically engaged for animals.  The people on our Facebook page who share every single post (Rose, Charlotte, Cheryl, Laurie, Don Sharon, Kris, Anthony, Doris, Lori, … Continue reading

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PA lawmakers rally for pro-pet bills

Amy Worden, Inquirer Staff Writer, writes the Philly Dawg blog for The Philadelphia Inquirer. With her permission we are reposting her blog about the Dog Rally and a raft of anti-cruelty bills being pushed!      Two dog loving lawmakers unveiled a package of … Continue reading

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Volunteers Rock! An Interview with Humane PA Coordinator Lynn Porada

Meet Humane PA Coordinator Lynn Porada – who stumbled into getting politically active with Humane PA with a click of a mouse a year ago and was immediately hooked on helping build a political voice for animals in her district! … Continue reading

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Speeding up the Wheels of Politics

Blog by Humane PA President, Elissa Katz The wheels of politics are often slow and frustrating. It can take years for a bill to wind its way through the legislature and to be enacted into law.  So many introduced bills … Continue reading

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