"I have never forgotten where I came from. I am one of you - a product of the Philadelphia public schools and a 22-year Castor Gardens home owner." - State Representative Mark Cohen


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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO has endorsed State Representative Mark Cohen for reelection. The AFL-CIO seeks to improve the lives of the 900,000 workers and families it represents.  In their endorsement, the AFL-CIO applauded Cohen’s work on advancing labor issues and his strong support of working families in Pennsylvania....

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – The Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council have endorsed State Representative Mark Cohen for reelection.  The building and construction trades are made up of thousands of employees from 15 different international unions. Pat Gillespie, President of the Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council said, “State Representative Mark...

Damon Williams, Philadelphia Examiner, 2/17/14 http://www.examiner.com/article/pa-state-reps-introduce-pennsylvania-pregnant-workers-fairness-act Pennsylvania State Reps. Mark Cohen (D-Phila.) and Mark Painter (D-Montgomery) introduced last week a bill that, for the first time in Pennsylvania, would establish a law to make it unlawful “for a covered employer to refuse reasonable accommodations related to pregnancy, childbirth or related...