Fontana Bills Would Empower Municipalities to Help Citizens with Sewer and Waterline Work

Harrisburg – March 29, 2017 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today said he is introducing three bills aimed at allowing local governments to tap government funding sources to help citizens fund...

More than $675,000 in Grant Funding Approved for Seven Local Sewer Projects, Brewster says

Harrisburg – March 29, 2017 – More than $675,000 in grant funding has been approved for seven sewer rehabilitation projects in the Allegheny Valley, Mon Valley, South Hills and east suburbs,...

Boscola Announces State Funds for Local Sewer/Water Projects

Harrisburg – March 29, 2017 – State Senator Lisa Boscola today announced a total of $710,000 in state grants for four local sewer infrastructure improvement projects. “I’m pleased to...

Blake Announces Nearly $5 Million State Funding for Local Projects

HARRISBURG, March 29, 2017 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today announced nearly $5 million dollars in state grants for important community and economic development projects...

Senator John Yudichak Announces Luzerne County Local Share Account Grants

HARRISBURG, March 29, 2017 — The Commonwealth Financing Authority (“CFA”) approved $5.7 million in grants today from the Local Share Account (“LSA”) in Luzerne County. The LSA funds will...

Yudichak and Heffley Announce over $800,000 in Funding from the Commonwealth Financing Aut...

JIM THORPE, March 29, 2016 – State Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) and State Representative Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) announced today that seven Carbon County projects will receive $816,070...

Senator John Yudichak Announces Small Water and Sewer Grants for Luzerne and Carbon Counti...

HARRISBURG, March 29, 2017 — The Commonwealth Financing Authority (“CFA”) approved nearly $2 million in grants today through the Small Water and Sewer Grant Program for Luzerne and Carbon...

Costa Secures Water, Sewer Grant Funds for Local Communities

HARRISBURG, March 29, 2017 – Four local water and sewer projects will share more than half a billion dollars in state grant funds, state Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) announced today. “Our...

Fontana Announces Four State Grants for Area Water System Upgrades

Harrisburg – March 29, 2017 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today announced a total of $810,800 in state grants for four area infrastructure improvement projects. “These state funds help...

Senator Yudichak Applauds Lehigh Valley Health Network Investment in Hazleton

Harrisburg, March 21, 2017 — The Lehigh Valley Health Network announced today a major investment at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton that will significantly expand the hospital’s facilities in...

State Senators to Discuss Vocational Training for Disabled at Coatesville Hearing

At Sen. Andy Dinniman’s request, the Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a hearing this Thursday in Thorndale on job training and vocational opportunities for people with...

Senator Yudichak Concerned Budget Cuts to EPA Will Harm Pennsylvania

Nanticoke, March 17, 2017 — State Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) issued the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump’s budget that proposes significant cuts to...

Lawmakers Announce Legislation to Combat Vandalism at Religious Sites

PHILADELPHIA, March 2, 2017 — A group of state Senate Democrats will soon introduce legislation that would give district attorneys more options to combat vandalism of religious sites, according...

Senator Yudichak Calls for Creation of Task Force to Investigate Threat of Lead Exposure i...

Nanticoke, February 28, 2017— Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) and other lawmakers will soon re-introduce a resolution (SR 33) that creates a bipartisan task force to investigate the...

Senator Leach Comments on Recent Threats Received by Jewish Institutions

HARRISBURG, Pa – February 27, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today commented the vandalism and the bomb threats made against Jewish institutions across the...

Williams Issues Statement Concerning Vandalism at Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Harrisburg – February  27, 2017 – Following reports about vandalism at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Philadelphia, state Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) issued the following...

Blake Discusses State Budget, Legislative Priorities at Annual Legislative Breakfast

SCRANTON, February 24, 2017 – State Sen. John Blake today hosted over 100 local and municipal officials at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in Scranton for his seventh annual legislative...

Schwank Hosting Opioid Addiction Awareness Event

Reading, February 23, 2017 – State Sen. Judy Schwank is hosting an opioid addiction awareness event from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 16 at the Governor Mifflin Intermediate School in Shillington. The...

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