Stack, Leach Urge Action on Animal Protection Legislation

ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, April 23, 2014 –State Sens. Mike Stack and Daylin Leach today joined local advocates for animal protection to call for legislative action on bills aimed at banning events,...

Brewster: PHEAA Grant Application Deadline Looms

Harrisburg – April 23, 2014 – The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) 2014-15 State Grant application deadline is May 1, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-McKeesport) reminded...

Senate Committee to Hear Testimony on Farnese’s Anti-SLAPP Legislation

PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2014 – State Sens. Larry Farnese and Stewart Greenleaf will open a public hearing at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Philadelphia Bar Association on the Philadelphia...

Tartaglione Says New Fast Food Executive Pay Study Another Reason Why PA Should Increase Minimum Wage

HARRISBURG, April 23, 2014 – A national public policy organization’s study of how the salaries of fast food industry executives continue to blow away the measly pay of their frontline workers...

Teplitz: Financial Aid Application Deadline Approaching

HARRISBURG, April 22, 2014 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz reminds families that the 2014-15 state grant application filing deadline for Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) is...

Sen. Schwank Reminds College Students, High School Seniors About PHEAA Deadline

READING, April 22, 2014 – Students planning to attend college or return to a post-secondary institution and need help paying for it have until May 1 to apply for a state grant through the...

Water and Sewer Funds Approved for Local Projects, Wozniak Says

Harrisburg – April 22, 2014 – Grants and loans for Glendale Valley and Upper Yoder Township authorities to fund water and sewer projects were approved by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) today, according to state Sen. John Wozniak.

At Hearing, Safety Experts Back Stack Speed-Camera Bill

PHILADELPHIA, April 21, 2014 – At a Senate hearing today, traffic safety experts and law enforcement officials urged passage of state Sen. Mike Stack’s legislation that would allow Philadelphia...

Sens. Williams, EEC, Students, to Host Earth Day Cleanup at Cobbs Creek Park

HARRISBURG, April 17, 2014 — State Sen. Anthony H. Williams, the Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center, and residents of the greater Philadelphia area will work for two hours on...

Senator Leach Recognizes Two Outstanding Librarians

KING OF PRUSSIA, April 17, 2014 – Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today honored two local librarians at the sixth annual Librarians of the Year celebration held at the American...

Sen. Teplitz to Host Senior Fair on May 2

HARRISBURG, April 17, 2014 — Local senior citizens are invited to attend state Sen. Rob Teplitz’s upcoming Senior Fair on Friday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Jewish Community Center of...

PA Senate Hearing at Cheyney University Focuses on College Access and Affordability

Cheyney, April 16, 2014 – Obtaining a college education is becoming more and more costly, especially for underprivileged students from low income working families.   At the request of the...

Senate Committee to Hold Hearing at Cheyney on Wednesday

  At the request of the Senate Philadelphia Delegation, the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a public roundtable discussion on college access and affordability.   The...

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