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2017 – the Year of Libre Inspired Advances for Animals

2017 was a banner year for Pennsylvania’s animals – and for Pennsylvania’s community of dedicated animal advocates!  As we welcome in the New Year, please take time to congratulate yourselves on a job well done! Together, we showed what participating in public policy advocacy can accomplish – and made Pennsylvania history with the passage of HB 1238, which […]

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Humane Leaders Tell it Like it is!

Blog by Elissa Katz, President, Humane PA PAC If you believe getting to know and contacting your legislators is a waste of time, you are wrong!  That point was highlighted by a stellar panel of seasoned legislators and insiders at the Animal Advocacy Through Legislation panel on July 26, 2016, while they talked with a packed room […]

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Spring into Action

March comes in like a lion and leaves like a lamb, the saying goes. Spring has (almost!) arrived, reminding us again of the ever-changing political landscape.  Just this session, a record 36 animal related bills  were introduced in the Pennsylvania State Assembly. Thankfully, the 2015/16 session started strong when the Animal Fighting Paraphernalia bill passed and was […]

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A Look Back at 2015 – Political Progress for Animals

2015 has been a year of ups and downs  for  passing animal bills in Pennsylvania! It’s been a year of growth, record-breaking engagement, local ordinance victories, and frustration as the budget fight drags on, also dragging down the ability to pass animal bills.  The 2015/16 session saw a record number of pro-animal bills introduced and we […]

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