Wozniak says Manufacturing Tax Credit Will Create Jobs

Harrisburg – May 22, 2015 – A new $5 million manufacturing tax credit, contained in legislation that state Sen. John Wozniak (D-Cambria) is introducing, will help create jobs and bolster...

New, Tough Campaign Finance Law Needed to Thwart Outside Money Influence

Op-Ed by Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa - On the ballot this year are three critical seats on the state Supreme Court, one seat each on the Superior and Commonwealth courts as well as county row offices and municipal posts which influence how citizens are judged or represented. These races are of statewide interest and local importance.

Teplitz Reintroduces Bill to Return Lifeguards at State Park Public Beaches

HARRISBURG, May 20, 2015 — As the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaches, state Sen. Rob Teplitz has reintroduced his legislation to return certified lifeguards to all Pennsylvania state parks...

Wozniak’s Clearfield Office Open House Set for May 21

Harrisburg – May 18, 2015 – State Sen. John Wozniak (D-Cambria) will be hosting an open house at his Clearfield district office on Thursday, May 21 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. “I want...

Multiple Local Bridges Selected for Rapid Replacement, Brewster says

Harrisburg – May 15, 2015 – Seventeen bridges in state Sen. Jim Brewster’s Senate district have been selected for PennDOT’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, the senator said...

Teplitz Encourages Families to Save for Higher Education with PA 529 Plan

Families can save $50 by using coupon code ‘TEPLITZ’ when signing up for GSP HARRISBURG, May 15, 2015 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz is marking Pennsylvania’s upcoming “529 Day” on May 29 by...

Gov’s Proposal to Improve Workforce Skills Now Before Committee as Schwank Bill

READING, May 14, 2015 – One of Pennsylvania’s champions for education has converted Gov. Tom Wolf’s idea for career and technical instruction into a proposal that is now before a Senate...

Senator Vincent Hughes Introduces Bill to Provide Historic $3.8 billion in Property Tax R...

Harrisburg, May 14, 2015 – Today, State Senator Vincent Hughes announced he has introduced SB 118, Governor Wolf’s proposal to provide $3.8 billion in property tax relief for Pennsylvania’s...

Teplitz Bill Names Newport Highway in Memory of Navy Veteran

HARRISBURG, May 14, 2015 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz is introducing legislation that would name a state highway in Perry County in memory of a local Navy veteran. The bill would name the section of...

Sen. Williams to Honor Vietnam Vets Saturday During Hug-A-Vet Rally

PHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2015 — Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams, Philadelphia City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and others will honor 65 Vietnam veterans and others who have fought to defend America during...

Senator Hughes Statement on Passage of Illegal Pension Bill       

HARRISBURG, May 13th, 2015 − Senator Vincent Hughes released the following statement on the passage of Senate Bill 1: “The Republican controlled Pennsylvania Senate today passed pension...

Wiley votes against pension reform bill rushed through Senate

Harrisburg, May 13, 2015 – Today, Senate Bill 1, an attempt to address pension reform in the Commonwealth, passed the Senate chamber along party lines 28-19. Senator Sean Wiley (D-Erie) voted...

Farnese Slams Pension Reform Process & Bill, Says Sponsors Ignoring Constitutional La...

HARRISBURG, May 13, 2015 – Presented with a bill that threatens to strip the retirement nest eggs of teachers and state employees while doing little to cure Pennsylvania’s public pension problem,...

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