Here’s some great news: many anti-cruelty bills are pending in the Pennsylvania legislature right now, and many more are being circulated with co-sponsorship memos. There is a real potential to ...
Odd-numbered years offer a unique opportunity to Pennsylvania animal advocates who wish to obtain an official platform from which to advocate. Odd numbered years mean municipal elections. Counties cities, boroughs, and townships will be holding elections for executives, mayors, commissioners, councils, supervisors, auditors, school directors, and other local offices. The state has 67 counties, including […]
But Don’t Beat It Down… By: Senator Roy Afflerbach, Ret. The new 23-month legislative session begins in Harrisburg on January 3rd. The new members take their oath of office on that date and then return to their districts to continue setting up their local offices. Now is the time to contact these new members. We […]
I am an unabashed fan of my Humane PA endorsed State Representative, Madeleine Dean, who represents the 153rd Legislative District. From the moment she decided to first run for office, she took the time to learn about how animals can benefit through public policy and, once elected, Rep. Dean has supported every anti-cruelty measure in […]
Humane PA is pleased to present its recommendations for Pennsylvania state offices in the upcoming election on November 8th: Humane PA 2016 Endorsements In a statewide poll, 86 percent of Pennsylvania voters polled support their legislators’ efforts to ensure humane treatment of animals. Our aim is to make sure that Pennsylvania voters who care about the […]