Thursday, May 8, 2014

Keystone Progress PAC endorses Rep. Mark Cohen and Sen. Christine Tartaglione

(HARRISBURG, PA)—The Keystone Progress Political Action Committee (KPPAC) announced its latest endorsements- Rep. Mark Cohen of Philadelphia (HD 202) and Sen. Christine Tartaglione (SD 2).  Both are in the middle of primary challenges.

“Rep. Cohen and Sen. Tartaglione have legislative histories that are clearly supportive of the progressive values we espouse,” said Michael Morrill, speaking for the KPPAC). “They have shown clear support for progressive values, including civil rights, workers’ rights, voting rights, protecting our environment, supporting public education and affordable health care.”

They are both strong supporters of quality public education for children; a raise in the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour; closing corporate tax loopholes; a woman’s right to control her reproductive choices; marriage equality; and will work to protect our environment, our economy and our democracy.

The KP PAC is the political action committee of Keystone Progress. Keystone Progress has hundreds of thousands of members who frequently take action on a variety of progressive issues.  Keystone Progress members will be encouraged to support endorsed candidates through their votes, volunteering for campaign work and by making contributions.

KPPAC’s prior endorsements are:

Rep. Ed Gainey (D, HD 24, Allegheny County)
Rep. Erin Molchany (D, HD 36, Allegheny County)
Rep. Mike Schlossberg (D, HD 132, Lehigh County)
Vince Rongione (D, HD 163, Delaware County)
Billy Smith (D, HD 164, Delaware County)
Rep. Mike O’Brien (D, HD 175, Philadelphia)
Rep. Brian Sims (D, HD 182, Philadelphia)
Liz Forrest, (D, HD 189, Monroe, Pike Counties)
Linda Small (D, SD 28, York County)

You can contribute to the KP PAC here: https://secure.actblue.com/entity/fundraisers/33979

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