Brewster Applauds PurePenn at Groundbreaking in McKeesport

McKeesport – July 27, 2017 – At today’s groundbreaking for PurePenn, one of Pennsylvania’s first medical cannabis facilities, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) offered...

Tartaglione Says Revenue Package that includes AVI Fix Helps Philadelphia, Provides Fiscal Stability

Harrisburg – July 27, 2017 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) said today that the bipartisan revenue package adopted by the state Senate would fix the Actual Value Initiative (AVI) for Philadelphia and is a vast improvement, but new provisions impacting collective bargaining rights for teachers is an affront to labor unions that would cause irreparable harm.

Boscola, Brown Hail Senate Approval of Northampton County P3

Harrisburg – July 27, 2017 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton) and Northampton County Executive John Brown released the following statements applauding the Senate’s approval of...

Senate Includes Fontana’s Water Line Replacement Language in Revenue Package

Harrisburg – July 27, 2017 – The state Senate today approved a budget revenue package that includes state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana’s legislation that would allow local governments to tap various...

Sen. Street Hosts A Business Diversity & Inclusion Event

PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2017 — State Sen. Sharif Street, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of General Services and the Philadelphia Office of Economic Opportunity, are hosting a Diverse & Minority Business Forum on Thursday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Temple University’s Student Center, 1755 N. 13th St. in Philadelphia.

Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority Launches Regional Stormwater Management Project

WILKES-BARRE, July 18, 2017 — On the banks of the Susquehanna River, the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority (“WVSA”) launched an innovative regional stormwater management project that could be a...

Rick Kauffman Named to Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission

Harrisburg, July 18, 2017 – On Monday, July 17th, the Pennsylvania Senate approved Rick Kauffman’s appointment by Gov. Tom Wolf to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. Kauffman, Bern...

Senator John Yudichak Releases Statement on Welfare Reform Bill

HARRISBURG, July 10, 2017 — The Pennsylvania Senate approved a welfare reform bill (“SB 6”) this afternoon intended to deter fraud and preserve government benefits for senior citizens,...

Reading Revolution Summer Programs Kick Off in the Northwest

 PHILADELPHIA – July 10, 2017 – Senator Art Haywood (4th District) today announced the opening of the inaugural “Read to Succeed” summer camps he is hosting in partnership with Senator...

Boscola Lauds Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Lehigh Valley

HARRISBURG, June 29, 2017 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola provided the following statement after the state Department of Health today awarded two Lehigh Valley businesses medical marijuana dispensary...

Senator John Yudichak Announces $1 Million Award for Demolition of Coxton Bridge

WILKES-BARRE, June 28, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) announced that the Department of Community and Economic Development (“DCED”) has awarded $1 million to finance the...

Mon-Fayette Expressway Boosted by SPC Vote

Brewster Issues Statement of Support Harrisburg – June 26, 2017 – The effort to build the final 14-mile phase of the Mon-Fayette Expressway received a significant boost today when the...

Senator Yudichak Statement on Auditor General’s Performance Audit of Penn State

Harrisburg, June 22, 2017— Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) issued the following statement after Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released a performance audit report on Penn State...

Senate Approves Fontana Bills to Aid Citizens with Sewer/Water Line Repairs

Harrisburg – June 21, 2017 – The Senate today unanimously approved two bills sponsored by state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) that would allow local governments to tap government funding...

Brewster Issues Statement on Approval of McKeesport Site for Medical Marijuana Grower Perm...

Harrisburg – June 20, 2017 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) issued the following statement after the Pennsylvania Department of Health today awarded a medical marijuana grower...

Senator Haywood Officially Introduces Resolution to Name June “Gun Violence Awareness Mont...

Harrisburg − June 20, 2017 − Officially introduced as SR 148, Senator Haywood’s resolution to recognize June as “Gun Violence Awareness” month in the commonwealth aims to...

Television Program Features Discussion of Opioid Crisis, Brewster’s Legislation

Harrisburg – June 19, 2017 – The “Pennsylvania Report” featuring state Sen. Jim Brewster is focused on the state’s opioid and heroin crisis and Brewster’s legislation to effectively deal...

Costa Thanks Attorney General Shapiro for Opioid Marketing Investigation

Harrisburg – June 15, 2017 – State Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) issued the following statement thanking Attorney General Josh Shapiro for joining the investigation into potentially misleading...

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