Regional News

Western Pennsylvania businessman Tom Wolf won the Democratic nomination for governor in a landslide Tuesday.

Days before Pennsylvania adopted marriage equality, the leadership of the Pennsylvania Bar Association approved its first-ever resolution backing marriage equality.

The countdown is now on for a judge to rule on a case that could bring Pennsylvania one large step closer to marriage equality.

PGN reached out to all localCongressional candidates in contested races and conducted phone interviews with those who responded, as well as with lieutenant governor and City Council candidates.

City continues Scouts subsidy

City officials continue to subsidize a local Boy Scouts of America troop that occupies a city-owned building in Roxborough.



Leanna Washington

Nondiscrimination: Co-sponsored LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination bill Relation-ship recognition: Co-sponsored a marriage-equality bill Hate crimes: Co-sponsored LGBT-inclusive hate-crimes bill Youth: Co-sponsored anti-conversion-therapy bill; introduced an LGBT-inclusive anti-bullying bill Advocacy: Member of LGBT Equality Caucus

Brian Gralnick*

Nondiscrimination: Would cosponsor LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination bill; would work with public, lobbyists and lawmakers to raise awareness; “In my experience, many people are simply unaware that sexual orientation and gender identity are not already protected classes.

Pols file amicus brief

Eight current and former state lawmakers who oppose same-sex marriage have filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit that seeks to establish marriage equality in Pennsylvania.

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