Panel Discussion and Film on Redistricting Reform in Bethlehem

Public is welcome to attend this free event   Bethlehem, August 24, 2016 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh) and Rep. David Parker (R-Monroe) will take part in a panel discussion this...

Wozniak: Cambria County Airport Receives State Grant Dollars

Harrisburg, Aug. 22, 2016 − Cambria County’s John Murtha-Cambria County Airport will be improved as a result of a $150,000 grant through the state’s Aviation Transportation Assistance...

State Troopers Raise Retirement Tsunami Warning Flags

Op-ed column by state Sen. Jim Brewster The Pennsylvania State Troopers Association has posted bright flags warning of a potentially devastating trooper retirement tsunami looming just over the...

Yudichak Veterans’ Bill Becomes Law

Wilkes-Barre, August 17, 2016 – State Sen. John Yudichak’s legislation exempting nonprofit veterans’ organizations from the realty transfer tax has been signed into law.

Teplitz Calls for Attorney General Kane to Resign Immediately

HARRISBURG, Aug. 15, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz (D-Dauphin/Perry) released the following statement after tonight’s conviction of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane of leaking grand...

Upgrades for Reading Waste Water Treatment Facility Approved by PENNVEST

Harrisburg, Aug. 11, 2016 – Upgrades at Reading’s Fritz Island Waste Water Treatment Facility will be completed thanks to $27.1 million in additional funding from the Pennsylvania...

Sen. Kitchen and The Juanita Rowe Foundation Host Health Fair Next Saturday

PHILADELPHIA, August 5, 2016 – State Sen. Shirley Kitchen, and the Juanita Rowe Foundation for Women, Youth and Families, will host the 7th Annual Bridging the Gap Health Fair. The Bridging the...

Yudichak Comments on DBI Sale to Sterling Partners

Hazleton, August 5, 2016 – State Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) issued the following the statement on the sale of Hazleton based DBI Services to Sterling Partners of Chicago. “I...

ADVISORY: Joint State Legislative Committee Hearing on Blight to be held in Pittsburgh Thu...

  The Senate and House Democratic Policy Committees will hold a joint public hearing on revitalizing blighted areas this Thursday, August 4 at 10 a.m. at Hosanna House located at 807 Wallace...

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 Int...

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...

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