Brewster Announces Free Senior Expo in McKeesport

McKeesport – Sept. 30, 2014 – A senior expo featuring free health screenings, services and the distribution of health-related materials is set for Friday, October 3rd from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the McKeesport Palisades 100 Fifth Avenue in McKeesport, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today.

Wiley Responds to Poll Results Supporting Pre-K in Pennsylvania

Erie, September 30, 2014 – On Monday, a poll commissioned by Pre-K for PA and conducted by Lake Research Partners and Bellweather Research & Consulting revealed that a majority of likely...

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  MEDIA ADVISORY   Contact: Charlie Tocci Phone:  717-787-5166 ctocci@pasenate.com   PA Senate Hearing in Wilkes-Barre to Focus on how State Deals with Gas Drilling Health Complaints   At...

Minimum Wage Can’t Buy Bread, Eggs and Cereal, Schwank Says as She Continues Fight to Increase PA’s hourly rate to $10.10

HARRISBURG, Sept. 29, 2014 – Standing with the dozen eggs, loaf of bread and box of cereal she attempted to buy with the $7.25 Pennsylvania’s minimum-wage workers receive for 60 minutes of...

Tartaglione, Minimum Wage Supporters Fan Out Across PA to Urge Increase to $10.10

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 29, 2014 – Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione, advocates and members of Raise the Wage PA today marched to Gov. Tom Corbett’s office here to finally urge his endorsement of...

Stack: Corbett Administration Needs Credit Counseling

HARRISBURG, Sept. 26, 2014 – In the wake of Pennsylvania’s fifth credit downgrade in two years, state Sen. Mike Stack suggested today that Gov. Tom Corbett and his budget advisors seek credit...

With Eye on Reading, Schwank Votes to Reform PA’s Act 47 Law

READING, Sept. 24, 2014 – Representing one of Pennsylvania’s 20 communities that are financially distressed, state Sen. Judy Schwank has voted to change the law that governs the commonwealth’s...

Act 89 Investments Improving NEPA Transportation Systems, Sen. Blake Tells Committee

SCRANTON, Sept. 25, 2014 – New state investments in Northeast Pennsylvania’s transportation infrastructure will deliver smoother roads, better bridges and promise to positively impact future...

Smith to Hold 8th Annual Senior Fair Oct. 22 in New Location

MT. LEBANON, Sept. 24, 2014 – - State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) announced plans for his annual Senior Fair for constituents, this year in a new location. The event will be...

Sen. Blake Joins Senate in Unanimously Approving Changes to PA’s RTK Law

HARRISBURG, Sept. 24, 2014 – Sen. John Blake today applauded the passage of legislation that would make significant reforms to Pennsylvania’s open records law. Sen. Blake stewarded the...

Wozniak Praises Passage of Act 47 Reform Bill

HARRISBURG, Sept. 24, 2014 — State Sen. John N. Wozniak today praised passage of the most comprehensive reforms of the state’s municipal recovery law in the quarter century since it was...

Kitchen Urges Legislature to Move Bills to Fund Affordable Housing Developments, Reduce Bl...

HARRISBURG, Sept. 24, 2014 — To better help lower-income Pennsylvanians earn a piece of the American Dream, state Sen. Shirley M. Kitchen today urged lawmakers to approve legislation that would...

Wiley Supports Medicinal Cannabis Legislation Approved by PA Senate

September 24, 2014 – Today, members of the Pennsylvania Senate voted 43-7 in favor of Senate Bill 1182, the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act. Voting in support of this legislation, Senator...

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