Carbon County LSA Grants Announced

Jim Thorpe, May 27, 2015 – State Senator John Yudichak (D – Luzerne/Carbon) and Representative Doyle Hefley (R – Carbon) today announced that 13 Carbon County projects will receive $848,000 in...

New Books, Free Ice Cream Heading to Glenside Elementary, Sen. Schwank Says

READING, May 27, 2015 – Students at one of Reading elementary schools will receive new books and free ice cream sandwiches at 1:45 p.m., Friday, May 29, thanks to donations by the United Way and a...

Yudichak Unveils Board of Trustee Reform Bill for Penn State University

Harrisburg – May 27, 2015 – State Sen. John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) unveiled comprehensive reform legislation that would fundamentally alter the governing structure at Penn State...

Senate and House Democratic Policy Committees to hold joint hearing on paid sick leave Thursday in Philadelphia City Hall

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Wozniak says Manufacturing Tax Credit Will Create Jobs

Harrisburg – May 22, 2015 – A new $5 million manufacturing tax credit, contained in legislation that state Sen. John Wozniak (D-Cambria) is introducing, will help create jobs and bolster...

New, Tough Campaign Finance Law Needed to Thwart Outside Money Influence

Op-Ed by Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa - On the ballot this year are three critical seats on the state Supreme Court, one seat each on the Superior and Commonwealth courts as well as county row offices and municipal posts which influence how citizens are judged or represented. These races are of statewide interest and local importance.

Teplitz Reintroduces Bill to Return Lifeguards at State Park Public Beaches

HARRISBURG, May 20, 2015 — As the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaches, state Sen. Rob Teplitz has reintroduced his legislation to return certified lifeguards to all Pennsylvania state parks...

Wozniak’s Clearfield Office Open House Set for May 21

Harrisburg – May 18, 2015 – State Sen. John Wozniak (D-Cambria) will be hosting an open house at his Clearfield district office on Thursday, May 21 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. “I want...

Multiple Local Bridges Selected for Rapid Replacement, Brewster says

Harrisburg – May 15, 2015 – Seventeen bridges in state Sen. Jim Brewster’s Senate district have been selected for PennDOT’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, the senator said...

Teplitz Encourages Families to Save for Higher Education with PA 529 Plan

Families can save $50 by using coupon code ‘TEPLITZ’ when signing up for GSP HARRISBURG, May 15, 2015 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz is marking Pennsylvania’s upcoming “529 Day” on May 29 by...

Gov’s Proposal to Improve Workforce Skills Now Before Committee as Schwank Bill

READING, May 14, 2015 – One of Pennsylvania’s champions for education has converted Gov. Tom Wolf’s idea for career and technical instruction into a proposal that is now before a Senate...

Senator Vincent Hughes Introduces Bill to Provide Historic $3.8 billion in Property Tax R...

Harrisburg, May 14, 2015 – Today, State Senator Vincent Hughes announced he has introduced SB 118, Governor Wolf’s proposal to provide $3.8 billion in property tax relief for Pennsylvania’s...

Teplitz Bill Names Newport Highway in Memory of Navy Veteran

HARRISBURG, May 14, 2015 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz is introducing legislation that would name a state highway in Perry County in memory of a local Navy veteran. The bill would name the section of...

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