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Pennsylvania Competes Comments on Executive Orders Issued by Gov. Wolf
April 7, 2016 Pennsylvania Competes, a business advocacy organization working to pass the Pennsylvania Fairness Act to address discrimination against gay and transgender Pennsylvanians, today expressed appreciation to Gov. Wolf for signing two executive orders that include protections for LGBT individuals.
Pennsylvania Competes Issues Statement to Warn of Misinformation Campaign Against Nondiscrimination Legislation; Calls on Group to Admit their Political Agenda, Pull Misleading Ad
April 5, 2016 “Pennsylvania Competes calls on the shadow group, Defend My Privacy, to acknowledge their political agenda and put an end to the misinformation they are presenting."
Support Grows for The Pennsylvania Fairness Act with Nine Higher Education Institutions Signing the Nondiscrimination Pledge
October 1, 2015 Today, Pennsylvania institutions of higher learning representing nearly 38,000 employees and more than 132,000 students have pledged their support for state nondiscrimination legislation.

The schools join nearly 500 large and small employers across the state calling for an update to Pennsylvania’s nondiscrimination practices in the workplace.
Penn State University Signs Pledge in Support of Nondiscrimination
August 31, 2015 Support for nondiscrimination legislation today reached a significant milestone with Penn State joining dozens of employers, academic institutions and non-profit organizations calling for an update to Pennsylvania’s nondiscrimination practices in the workplace.
Business, Academic, Non-Profit Coalition Announces Support to Update Pennsylvania’s 1955 Nondiscrimination Law
August 26, 2015 Inclusive workplace environment will increase Pennsylvania’s ability to attract and retain a quality workforce.
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