At Tartaglione’s Urging, PA Senate Passes Bill to Rename Bridge in Memory of Slain Police Officer

Officer Gary Skerski would be memorialized on a Frankford bridge near the site of the 2008 shooting that claimed his life. HARRISBURG, PA, December 13, 2017 – At the urging of state Sen. Christine...

Schwank Initiative to Rename Route 176 in Honor of Veterans Passes Senate

Harrisburg, December 13, 2017  A road-naming bill to rename Route 176 in Berks County in honor of veterans was approved today by the Pennsylvania Senate. Berks County’s inclusion in the...

Sabatina Backs Legislation to Reauthorize Children’s Health Insurance Program

Harrisburg – December 13, 2017 – Legislation to reauthorize the state’s popular and highly successful Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) cleared the Senate on Monday and is now headed...

Gov. Wolf, Education Sec. Rivera, Sen. Brewster Recognize Kiski Area Achievement

Harrisburg – December 12, 2017 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland), Gov. Tom Wolf, and Education Secretary Pedro Rivera helped recognize the achievement of the students from the...

Fontana Reminds Seniors of Jan 2 Property Tax/Rent Rebate Filing Deadline

HARRISBURG, December 12, 2017 – Sen. Wayne D. Fontana is urging eligible senior citizens to make sure they file their state property tax/rent rebate application by the Jan. 2 deadline. “If you...

Legislators Announce Agenda for Women’s Health

HARRISBURG, December 12, 2017 – The Women’s Health Caucus, a bipartisan, bicameral legislative group supporting women’s health issues, introduced the Pennsylvania Agenda for Women’s Health in...

Williams’ Gunlock Give-a-Way in Philadelphia on December 16

Chilling Events Involving Children, Accidental Deaths Involving Guns Prompt Action Harrisburg – December 11, 2017 − State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) in partnership...

Schwank Hosting Pennsylvania Inspector General Kick Off Event

Reading, December 11, 2017  State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) is hosting a press conference with State Inspector General Bruce Beemer to heighten public awareness of welfare fraud and announce a...

Legislators Announce Agenda for Women’s Health

HARRISBURG, December 8, 2017 – The Women’s Health Caucus, a bipartisan, bicameral legislative group supporting women’s health issues, will introduce the Pennsylvania Agenda for Women’s Health...

Senator Yudichak and Representative Heffley Announce Growing Greener Grant for The Carbon ...

Jim Thorpe, December 7, 2017 —  State Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) and State Representative Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) announced today that the Carbon County Conservation District...

Sen. Tartaglione, Rep. Cruz Invite Local Families for Photos with Santa Claus on Dec. 20

PHILADELPHIA, PA, December 7, 2017 – Please add the following information to your community events listings. The news media is also encouraged to attend this event as part of your holiday...

Brewster: Recreation Grants Approved in Mon Valley, South Hills

  Harrisburg – December 7, 2017 – Four grants totaling more than $275,000 to improve recreational opportunities, preserve green space and rehabilitate community facilities in Lincoln...

Senator Yudichak Highlights DCNR Grants for Summit Hill Borough and Wildlands Conservancy,...

Jim Thorpe, December 6, 2017 — Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that the following grants have been awarded in Carbon County through the Department of Conservation and...

Senator Yudichak Highlights Importance of DCNR Grants for Luzerne County

 Nanticoke, December 6, 2017 — Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that over $1.3 million in grant funding from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)...

State Senate Committee to Hold Pittsburgh Hearing on Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Pittsburgh – December 6, 2017 – At the request of Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny), the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a public hearing this Friday in...

Costa and Frankel Announce Grant for Wightman Park Rehabilitation and Development

Pittsburgh – December 5, 2017 – Wightman Park, located in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood, will be rehabilitated and further developed with a $500,000 grant from the state’s...

Senator Yudichak Hosts Healthcare Enrollment Session

Nanticoke, December 5, 2017 —  State Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) joined the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus in hosting a healthcare enrollment session at the Luzerne County...

Sabatina Praises Philadelphia School Partnership’s Investment in Vocational Internship Pro...

HARRISBURG – November 30, 2017 – State Sen. John Sabatina today praised the announcement of $435,000 in grant money, provided by the Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP), for the expansion of...

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