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Concerned Citizens Think Globally, Act Locally

Guest Blog by Christin Bummer Sweeping legislative changes are often initiated at the federal level. Others seem to gain traction when introduced at the state level. And some of the strongest movements have begun in a small town or in someone’s own back yard, gaining momentum neighbor by neighbor. Asking an entire country or even […]

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Tis the Season…

Blog by Senator Roy Afflerbach, Ret. As we enter the holiday season there is no better time than this to make friends with public officials in preparation for their support of humane legislation in the new year.  Local municipal elections concluded in November and state and congressional legislative candidates are preparing for elections next year. […]

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Think Globally – Act Locally- Legislative Advocacy at the Local Level

Guest blog by Penny Conly Ellison Fighting for animal protection legislation can feel overwhelming. Often the same bills are floating around for years or even decades and, although the vast majority of voters may support them, the political winds never blow the right direction to get them over the finish line. Pennsylvania is a prototypical […]

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