Teplitz: PA Farm Conservation Tax Credit Program Applications Available Aug. 1

HARRISBURG, July 28, 2016 — Pennsylvania farmers can apply for 2016-17 Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) program tax credits beginning Aug. 1, according to state Sen. Rob Teplitz. REAP is...

Senators Rafferty & Wiley to Host News Conference Re: PA’s New DUI Ignition Interlock Law

Erie, July 26, 2016 − Senator John Rafferty (R-44) and Senator Sean D. Wiley (D-49) will hold a news conference on Thursday, July 28th, beginning at 10 a.m on the steps of the Erie County Court...

Schwank Looks Forward to Future of Hemp Industry in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg – July 22, 2016 – Legislation recently signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf legalizing the growing of industrial hemp in Pennsylvania represents a significant step forward for...

Teplitz Announces PennVEST Funds for Local Water Improvement Projects

HARRISBURG, July 20, 2016 — Capital Region Water Authority and two local municipalities have been awarded state funding toward the completion of water improvement projects, according to state Sen....

Wozniak: $10.9 Million in Grant/Loan Approved for Johnstown Sewer Project

Harrisburg, July 20, 2016 − The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) approved $10.9 million in a grant and loan package for a storm water separation project in...

Senator Leach Introduces Bill to Repeal Unconstitutional Abortion Clinic Requirements

HARRISBURG, Pa – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today introduced Senate Bill 1350, which would repeal language from Act 122 of 2011 requiring abortion facilities to meet the...

Williams: More Than $4 Million in Housing Tax Credits Approved for Area Projects

Harrisburg, July 15, 2016 − More than $4.3 million in tax credits to aid in the development of affordable housing in South, Southwest and West Philadelphia were approved by the Pennsylvania...

Yudichak Lauds Business Investment Bill in Budget Package

Wilkes-Barre, July 15, 2016 – Calling it a good way to boost the state’s economic growth, State Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) today praised an item in the new budget that makes state...

Wozniak: New Manufacturing, Coal Tax Credits Approved

Harrisburg, July 15, 2016 − Tax credits designed to promote the use of coal refuse plus a new tax credit to spur manufacturing and create jobs were included as a part of the recently approved...

Kitchen: State Budget That Invests in Schools, Human Services Balanced by Revenue Package

Harrisburg – July 15, 2016 – State Sen. Shirley Kitchen (D-Philadelphia) said today that the $1.2 billion new revenue package (House Bill 1198, Act 84) adopted earlier this week will...

Esper Treatment Center to be a Center of Excellence to Combat Opioid Addiction

Erie, July 15, 2016 – The Esper Treatment Center in the City of Erie now has a new designation as a Commonwealth Center of Excellence (COE) in the fight against heroin and opioid addiction thanks...

PA Budget Includes Coal Refuse Energy and Reclamation Tax Credit to Help Create Jobs and R...

Harrisburg, July 15, 2016 – The recently enacted Pennsylvania state budget includes the Coal Refuse Energy and Reclamation Tax Credit Program to assist companies who create jobs and help restore...

Fontana Measure to Mandate Online Posting of School Policies Becomes Law

Harrisburg, July 15, 2016 – Public school districts will soon be required to post additional policies and information on their websites under legislation sponsored by Sen. Wayne D....

ACTION-Housing Bringing New Housing Opportunities for Seniors, Veterans in Forest Hills

Harrisburg – July 14, 2016 – Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Rep. Paul Costa (D-Allegheny) today lauded ACTION-Housing’s plans to renovate blighted property in Forest Hills and turn the...

Blighted Property in Squirrel Hill to be Renovated for Residential Use

Harrisburg – July 14, 2016 – Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny), Rep. Dan Frankel (D-Allegheny) and Pittsburgh Councilman Corey O’Conner today thanked the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency,...

Fontana Business Development Legislation Enacted

Harrisburg, July 14, 2016 –Sen. Wayne D. Fontana’s (D-Allegheny) legislation that funds the state’s “Business in our Sites” program has passed the legislature and was signed into law (Act...

Haywood: Balanced 2016-17 Budget Helps Turn State Around

Harrisburg – July 14, 2016 – State Sen. Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) posted the following statement concerning the completion of the budget process for Fiscal Year 2016-17. On...

Luzerne County Legislative Delegation Announces $400,000 for SHINE After School Program

  Harrisburg, July 13, 2016 – The Luzerne County Legislative Delegation today announced that the new state budget invests $400,000 in state funding in the SHINE After School Program of Luzerne...

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