Contact PA’s Senators to Support the Enhanced Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act

From the National Council of Churches (http://www.ncccusa.org): Senators from both sides of the aisle stood together as they announced new enhancements to the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. The changes are designed to broaden even further the bi-partisan support this … Continued

New Tools to Educate About Solitary Confinement During Torture Awareness Month

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): The Guardian has launched 6×9, a powerful new virtual reality experience of solitary confinement, which places viewers inside a U.S. solitary confinement prison cell. As you prepare for Torture Awareness Month this … Continued

Thank Senator Casey for Supporting Protections for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

From the Alaska Wilderness League (http://www.alaskawild.org): You did it! Thanks to supporters like you around Harrisburg, Senator Casey has signed on to support Wilderness protections for caribou and polar bear birthing grounds in the Arctic Refuge. Senator Casey’s support came right … Continued

Learn More: U.S. International Trade Commission Report—Contact Your US Representative

From the Citizens Trade Campaign (http://www.citizenstrade.org): Last week, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) released “the” big, government study about the projected effects of the TPP — something that’s already gotten considerable attention from Congress and the media.  Despite a long … Continued

Major Toxic Substances Control Bill Clears House

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-26/toxics/major-toxic-substances-control-bill-clears-house/a52124-1 May 26, 2016 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA)Play Audio in Browser Window HARRISBURG, Pa. – A bill to significantly strengthen the Toxic Substances Control Act should soon be law across the country. The 1976 law … Continued

Tell PA Legislators to Stop Attempts to Delay Action on Environmental Regulations

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): Some Pennsylvania legislators aren’t doing their jobs, and now they want to stop the executive branch and the governor from doing their jobs as well. Today, the House State Government Committee voted on Senate Bill 562, which … Continued

Demand that County Conservation Districts Protect Water Quality in PA

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): Sadly, Pennsylvania has thousands of miles of rivers and streams too polluted to enjoy because of run-off from farm fields that contains animal waste. To reduce polluted run-off from farm fields, we need more inspections to ensure … Continued