Affordable Care Act Rally

Join DC 47 President Fred Wright and many others at the rally in support of the Affordable Care Act ‘Obamacare’ in Germantown on Saturday.


PEOPLE Committee Candidate Meetings in March

Candidates running in the May 2017 Primary are coming to share information with and be questioned by us.


PA Senate Bills Threaten Worker Rights

DC 47 Pres. Fred Wright opposes PA Senate Bills 166 and 167.


Impact of Affordable Care Act Repeal on Healthcare in Pa

President Donald Trump on Friday night signed an executive order aimed at trying to fulfill one of his most impassioned campaign promises: Rolling back the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). The multi-part executive order stated that the administration’s official policy is “to seek the prompt repeal” of the Affordable Care Act — but at the same time emphasized that it must continue to uphold the law.

Congressman Bob Brady was one of the speakers at the Healthcare Rally.

Rally Supporting Affordable Healthcare


Hundreds rallied at Temple hospital on Sunday. Those in attendance are concerned about moves in Congress that threatens healthcare now available for millions of people in the nation.


DROP Program Agreement Details

Explanation of DROP Program Agreement’s Impact on Brothers and Sisters


Philadelphia Area Project on Occupational Safety and Health Awards For DC 47 Brothers

Brothers Dave Mora and Donnell Martin were awarded for their attention to health and safety concerns by PHILAPOSH on Friday night. DC 47’s Health and Safety Director Michelle Jamison introduced them.



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