Sen. Tartaglione Delivers Free School Supplies to Students, Constituents at Wissinoming Park; Gets Soaked in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 21, 2014 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione visited Wissinoming Park today to continue her picnic series with constituents, hand out free backpacks and school supplies to...

Brewster: McKeesport Symphony to Receive Arts Grant

McKeesport – August 21, 2015 – The McKeesport Symphony Orchestra has been awarded a $2,103 grant by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, state Sen. Jim Brewster said today. “The McKeesport...

Sen. Williams to Tip-Off ‘Ultimate Back 2 School Basketball Challenge,’ Aug. 30, Collect School Supplies for Local Children

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 20, 2014 — State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams and local officials will tip-off the senator’s “Ultimate Back 2 School Basketball Challenge” at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 30, at...

Senator Hughes Responds to Decision to Open Philadelphia Public Schools

PHILADELPHIA- (August 15th) – Sen. Vincent Hughes released the following statement today in response the announcement that Philadelphia public schools will open on time: “While I am grateful...

Kids, Communities Benefitting as Sen. Tartaglione’s Picnic Series Visits Burholme Park

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 12, 2014 – Hundreds of children are preparing to go back to school with the supplies they need, and communities in the 2nd Senatorial District are enjoying some summer fun with...

Donate to Food Bank, Check Out Library Books at Sen. Teplitz’s Offices

HARRISBURG, Aug. 14, 2014— The Office of state Sen. Rob Teplitz has teamed up with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and the Dauphin County Library System to serve as a location to drop off food...

Smith Announces State Grants for Airport Area Development

MOON TWP., Aug. 14, 2014 – State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) today lauded state investment of $ 7 million in the Pittsburgh International Airport area. “I am proud to support and...

‘Summer of Peace’ to Visit Cobbs Creek Parkway, Aug. 16

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 13, 2014 — “Summer of Peace,” state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams’ annual program to teach children about alternatives to violence, will bring its message to Cobbs Creek...

Wozniak, Burns Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Capitol Steps

HARRISBURG, Aug. 13, 2014 – Joining the viral “ice bucket challenge” to raise awareness and money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, Sen. John Wozniak and Rep. Frank Burns today had...

Property Tax Relief? Sen. Tartaglione Says Homestead Tax Exemption an Available Option, bu...

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 12, 2014 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione today said time is running out for property owners to shave hundreds from their annual tax bills through Pennsylvania’s Homestead...

Stack Bill Addresses Poor Enforcement by State Regulators

HARRISBURG, Aug. 12, 2014 – Citing the poor performance of state regulators, state Sen. Mike Stack today announced he has introduced legislation that would allow local district attorneys to...

Teplitz Unveils Bridge Memorial Marker Honoring Local National Guardsman

HARRISBURG, Aug. 11, 2014 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz, members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, family members and friends commemorated a local hero with the dedication of a local bridge as the...

ADVISORY: Hearing in Pittsburgh on Allegheny County Crime Lab Funding

  The Joint Senate and House Democratic Policy Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday, August 12 at 2 p.m. in the Gold Room of the Allegheny County Court House to discuss the funding...

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