Op-Ed

Help is Here

Help is Here

OpEd by Senator John Kane

It’s been a challenging month for working Pennsylvanians: the Supreme Court struck down the federal eviction moratorium; expanded pandemic unemployment benefits are ending; Hurricane Ida devastated our communities. But there are also still an unprecedented number of support programs available to help families get back on their feet. This is what we, as elected officials, should be doing right now: supporting working families as best we can. I wanted to take a few minutes and highlight some of the resources available to Pennsylvanians.

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It’s time to change solitary confinement in Pennsylvania

It’s time to change solitary confinement in Pennsylvania

OpEd by Senator John Kane “I can emphatically say I have more trauma from six months in solitary than four combat tours in the Marines.” This is what we heard from a solitary confinement survivor, Reverend Dr. Chris Kimmenez, at our policy hearing this past...

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