Tag Archives: Pennsylvania politics

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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Talk the Vote!

Blog by Humane PA President, Elissa Katz May 20 is Primary Day, and as important as it is to get out and vote, it is just as important to get out and talk! Primary Day presents a wonderful opportunity to … Continue reading

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The Race For Pennsylvania Governor-Four Candidates Take a Stand Against Animal Cruelty

Election season is underway and over half of Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial candidates have issued position statements on animals! With your help, Humane PA has put animals on the radar screen of a whole new group of politicians. The four candidates who have posted … Continue reading

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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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Act Globally – Vote Locally

Guest blog by Senator Roy Afflerbach, Ret. Advocates for the compassionate treatment of animals have a very important day on Tuesday, November 5th. This is the day on which voters will choose their local officials for posts ranging from school directors to … 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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Bring Your Dog to Harrisburg Rally!

In recognition of Adopt a Shelter Pet Week in Pennsylvania, Senators Rich Alloway II (R-33) and Andy Dinniman (D-19) will hold a press conference on Tuesday, October 22 to announce a package of bills to protect pets. The senators will … Continue reading

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Animal bills fast-tracking through PA legislature

Amy Worden, Inquirer Staff Writer, writes the Philly Dawg blog for The Philadelphia Inquirer. With her permission we are reposting her blog about a “raft of animal bills” moving this week. In just two short weeks since the summer recess ended, a raft … Continue reading

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Where do Pennsylvania’s Pack of Gubernatorial Candidates Stand on Animal Cruelty?

Although we are still a few months away from elections for Governor in Pennsylvania, the race for the Democratic nomination is gathering steam as it seems a new candidate enters the race every week!  This gives us a real opportunity … Continue reading

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