Smith Named to Basic Education Funding Commission

  MT. LEBANON, July 24, 2014 – - State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) has been named to the 15-member Basic Education Funding Commission.   “I look forward to working...

Fontana Applauds PUC Vote on Temporary Ride-Share Licensing

  Brookline – July 24, 2014 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today said he was pleased by the five-member Public Utility Commission’s (PUC) unanimous vote today to allow Uber and Lyft to...

Sen. Schwank Works on ‘Heroin Crisis’ During RACC Public Hearing

READING, July 22, 2014 – Working to stem the tide of heroin overdoses and deaths in Berks County and throughout the state, Sen. Judy Schwank joined other elected and health officials today to talk...

Dinniman Announces More than $3.3 Million for Chester County Airports

WEST CHESTER,  July 17, 2014 - State Senator Andy Dinniman today announced that three airports in Chester County will receive more than $3.3 million in state and federal funding to improve safety...

Dinniman, Crime Victims Center Hold Session on New Child Abuse Laws

WEST CHESTER, July 18, 2014 – State Senator Andy Dinniman and the Chester County Crime Victims Center recently joined on to host a informational seminar on Pennsylvania’s new, stronger laws...

Johnstown Neighborhood, Hastings Municipal Authority, Dysart Farm Approved for Infrastruct...

HARRISBURG, July 22, 2014 – Johnstown will be able to upgrade a sewage system, Hastings Municipal Authority will move forward on a new water system with Elder Township, a beef farm in Clearfield...

Washington County Airport Awarded $686K Grant

HARRISBURG, July 18, 2014 – State Sen. Tim Solobay, along with the region’s legislative delegation, announced today that Washington County Airport will receive a $686,110 state grant to...

Teplitz to Host Second Annual ‘Community Day’

HARRISBURG, July 17, 2014 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz invites residents to his second annual “Community Day.” The event takes place on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at his Harrisburg...

Sen. Williams’ ‘Summer of Peace’ to Splash Into Yeadon

PHILADELPHIA, July 17, 2014 — State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams’ annual “Summer of Peace” program, which is designed to teach children about alternatives to violence, will be at the Nile...

Sen. Schwank, Officials to Dedicate ‘Chief Warrant Officer-2 Jarett M. Yoder Highway’

READING, July 16, 2014 – Sen. Judy Schwank, members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, local emergency responders, family, and other public officials will hold a dedication ceremony at 10 a.m.,...

Sen. Farnese Expresses Disappointment with Governor, Republican Leadership

PHILADELPHIA, July 10, 2014 – State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) today issued the following statement about Gov. Corbett’s morning press conference and the failure of the Republican leadership...

Teplitz: Governor’s Line-Item Veto Jeopardizes Harrisburg Recovery Plan

HARRISBURG, July 10, 2014 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz issued the following statement today on the governor’s decision to veto select line items in the FY 2014-15 state budget, specifically, $5...

Smith: Fontana’s Legislation is the Forward-Thinking Solution on Ride-Sharing

  MT. LEBANON, July 10, 2014 – - State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) issued the following statement in support of Senate Bill 1457 and Senate Resolution 427 sponsored by...

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