Kitchen, Senate Democrats Urge Wolf Administration to Replace Healthy PA

HARRISBURG, Jan. 28, 2015 – Sen. Shirley Kitchen and the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus sent a letter today to Gov. Tom Wolf today urging him to “take the necessary steps” to  replace...

Boscola Sharply Criticizes State Police for Ignoring Law and Raiding Volunteer Clubs

HARRISBURG, January 28, 2015 –Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh) today sharply criticized the State Police for raiding volunteer clubs and confiscating Super Bowl pools despite a state law...

Sen. Williams to Keynote VA Med Center’s MLK Observance

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 28, 2015 — State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams will be the keynote speaker during this Friday’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day of observance by the Philadelphia VA Medical...

Senators Yaw, Wozniak to Co-Chair State Senate Coal Caucus

HARRISBURG, January 27, 2015 – State Senators Gene Yaw (R-23) and John Wozniak (D-35) today were nominated by their colleagues to co-chair the Senate ‘Coal Caucus,’ a bipartisan,...

Schwank Urges Lawmakers to Finally Adopt Medical Cannabis Bill

HARRISBURG, Jan. 27, 2015 – To better help desperate moms and dads who are seeking relief for children who suffer from countless seizures and to help many other Pennsylvanians who need relief from...

PA’s Next Minimum Wage Contained in Tartaglione’s Newest Legislative Package

HARRISBURG, Jan. 27, 2015 – Pennsylvania’s frontline workers who are languishing with poverty-level wages would finally be paid more under new minimum wage legislation that state Sen. Christine...

Teplitz to Host Perry County Office Open House, Town Hall Meeting

NEW BLOOMFIELD, Jan. 26, 2015 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz welcomes Perry County residents to an upcoming open house and a town hall meeting. The open house will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 28 from 9...

Smith Committee Assignments Include Appropriations, Transportation

HARRISBURG, Jan. 23, 2015 – With a slate of new committee assignments, state Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) is looking to take a larger role in discussions surrounding key issues in...

Boscola Reintroduces Bill Requiring Snow and Ice Removal from Large Trucks

HARRISBURG — Jan. 22, 2015 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh) today reintroduced legislation that would require the removal of snow and ice from tractor-trailer trucks before...

Farnese Re-Launching Proposal to Protect PA’s LGBT Residents

HARRISBURG Jan. 22, 2015 – Pennsylvanians who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered would be protected under the state’s hate crimes law if a bill that Sen. Larry Farnese has reintroduced...

Senator Hughes Praises Commonwealth Court Decision on School Reform Commission Attempt to ...

PHILADELPHIA- (January 22, 2015) − Senator Vincent Hughes issued the following statement in response to Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court’s decision to prohibit the Philadelphia School Reform...

Boscola Opens District Office in Easton

Easton, January 15, 2015 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh) today announced that her new Easton district office is now open to assist local constituents with their state government...

Costa & Vulakovich Reintroducing Waterfront Development Measure

HARRISBURG, Jan. 21, 2015 – Working to spur economic development along Pennsylvania’s waterfront areas, Senators Randy Vulakovich (R-38) and Jay Costa (D-43) are reintroducing legislation...

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