Schools’ Ability to ‘Pass the Trash’ Curtailed By New Law Written By Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 29, 2014 — State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams issued the following statement today to note the entry into Pennsylvania law of his proposal to prevent schools from hiring...

Wozniak: More than $2.5 Million Approved for Local Transportation Projects

Harrisburg – Oct. 28, 2014 – Residents and businesses in Bedford and Cambria counties will benefit from improved transportation options with the approval today of more than $2.5 million in Act 89...

$700,000 Awarded for Erie Airport Improvements through Act 89 Multimodal Fund

Erie, October 28, 2014 – Senator Sean D. Wiley (D-Erie) today announced that the Erie Regional Airport Authority has been awarded $700,000 for improvements to the Erie International Airport...

Pa. Women’s Health Caucus calls for waiver extension for SelectPlan for Women 

HARRISBURG, Oct. 28 – State Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Judy Schwank, D-Berks, co-chairs of the Pennsylvania Women’s Health Caucus, today called for the Corbett administration...

Boscola Lauds Enactment of Rebate Benefits Shield Law

  Harrisburg, October 27, 2014 –- Sen. Lisa M. Boscola today lauded enactment of legislation that will shield thousands of seniors from losing their Property Tax and Rent Rebate eligibility...

Smith, Mustio Announce Grant for State Preservation of Sewickley Open Space

               MOON TWP., Oct. 27, 2014 – - State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) and Mark Mustio (R-Allegheny) announced approval of $250,000 in state investment...

Brewster Announces PHEAA Financial Aid Seminars in November

Harrisburg – Oct. 27, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster announced two upcoming financial aid seminars available to students seeking post secondary education. “Students who are considering going...

Sen. Blake Seeking NEPA Student for Valley Forge Military Academy Opportunity

SCRANTON, Oct. 28, 2014 — State Sen. John Blake is once again looking for a student from his 22nd Senatorial District to be his appointee to the Valley Forge Military Academy & College in...

Winter is Around the Corner, so is LIHEAP, Sen. Schwank Says

READING, Oct. 27, 2014 – With almanacs and woolly bear caterpillars predicting a tough winter and others predicting a mild season, state Sen. Judy Schwank today said the one sure thing about the...

Sen. Williams Calls For Renewed Negotiations Between PFT and SRC

PHILADELPHIA, Oct 27, 2014 – State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams today urged the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers and the School Reform Commission to immediately return to the negotiating...

Sen. Kitchen’s Work Delivers $2.2M Pennvest Loan to Reduce Flooding, Runoff at Bakers Cent...

PHILADELPHIA, Oct, 24 2014 – Sen. Shirley M. Kitchen said today her work to secure a $2.2 million low-interest loan through a state program that improves sewers, drinking water and storm water...

Sen. Williams Working Saturday to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness, Get Voters Registered, Sp...

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24, 2014 — State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams will make two public appearances tomorrow, Oct. 25, in Philadelphia to help raise awareness about breast cancer and to continue to...

Smith Announces State Grants for Montour Trail Development in South Park

MT. LEBANON, Oct. 24, 2014 – State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) today announced $581,500 in state funds for Montour Trail development in South Park Township. “The...

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