What: Safeguards to drinking water in limbo amid legislative inaction. Legislative inaction will allow a state law requiring notification of gas drilling spills that threaten public water supplies to lapse next week. A state Supreme Court ruling last fall invalidated several parts of Act 13, the 2012 law that updated regulations governing Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale […]

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 Pennsylvania Senate Bill 24 Providing for freedom of conscience of health care providers and health care institutions Purpose      “1. It is the purpose of this act to protect, as a basic civil right, the right of all health care providers and institutions to decline to counsel, advise, provide, perform, assist or participate in […]

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