Sens. Williams, EEC, Students, to Host Earth Day Cleanup at Cobbs Creek Park

HARRISBURG, April 17, 2014 — State Sen. Anthony H. Williams, the Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center, and residents of the greater Philadelphia area will work for two hours on...

Senator Leach Recognizes Two Outstanding Librarians

KING OF PRUSSIA, April 17, 2014 – Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today honored two local librarians at the sixth annual Librarians of the Year celebration held at the American...

Sen. Teplitz to Host Senior Fair on May 2

HARRISBURG, April 17, 2014 — Local senior citizens are invited to attend state Sen. Rob Teplitz’s upcoming Senior Fair on Friday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Jewish Community Center of...

PA Senate Hearing at Cheyney University Focuses on College Access and Affordability

Cheyney, April 16, 2014 – Obtaining a college education is becoming more and more costly, especially for underprivileged students from low income working families.   At the request of the...

Senate Committee to Hold Hearing at Cheyney on Wednesday

  At the request of the Senate Philadelphia Delegation, the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a public roundtable discussion on college access and affordability.   The...

Dinniman Announces Passage of AED’s-in-Schools Bill

WEST CHESTER, April 11, 2014 – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that legislation is heading to the governor’s desk that will help ensure that every school in Pennsylvania has an...

Senate Leaders Appoint Wiley Chairman of Aging and Youth Committee

Harrisburg, April 11, 2014 – Senator Sean D. Wiley (D-Erie) this week was named the Democratic Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Aging and Youth Committee. Wiley was appointed by the President...

Thinking About College? Sen. Kitchen’s Event to Provide Direction, Help

HARRISBURG, April 9, 2014 — State Sen. Shirley Kitchen will hold a “Higher Learning: College Access Fair” Thursday, April 24, at Temple University to help local high school students who are...

Sen. Williams, DelCo DA Whelan, Police Chief McDevitt to Address Latest Teacher Sex Abuse ...

HARRISBURG, April 9, 2014 — State Sen. Anthony H. Williams, Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan and Darby Township Police Chief Len McDevitt will discuss the recent case of a Darby...

Tartaglione Heralds Maryland’s Approval of Minimum Wage Hike; Congress’ Vote to Extend Job...

HARRISBURG, April 8, 2014 – With another state voting overwhelmingly to increase its minimum wage, state Sen. Christine Tartaglione said today that Republicans and Gov. Tom Corbett are in danger of...

Dinniman: Commonwealth Won’t Expand Keystone Graduation Exams

HARRISBURG, April 8, 2014 – State Senator Andy Dinniman today announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Education has agreed not to pursue the expansion of the Keystone Graduation Exams beyond...

Dinniman to Discuss Pipeline Projects at Thursday Hearing

WEST CHESTER,  April 8, 2014 – State Senator Andy Dinniman said the Pennsylvania Joint Conservation Committee’s hearing on Thursday, April 10, comes at an opportune time as committee members...

Leach Introduces Bill to Expand Disabled Veterans’ Real Estate Tax Exemption Program

HARRISBURG, April 8, 2014 – State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today joined veterans to unveil his new legislation, Senate Bill 1335, which would expand the existing real estate tax...

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