Teplitz to Hold Live Telephone Town Hall Meeting Feb. 17

HARRISBURG, Jan. 15, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz will hold a live telephone town hall for constituents on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. At the time of the meeting, constituents will receive a...

Dinniman: Delay in Keystone Exams as Graduation Requirements Signed into Law

HARRISBURG (February 3) –  Governor Wolf today signed into law legislation to put a two-year hold on the high school graduation requirement associated with the Keystone Exams in order to give the...

Sabatina Lauds Historic Designation for Tacony

HARRISBURG, Feb. 3, 2016 – State Sen. John Sabatina today praised the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission for approving the nomination of the Tacony-Disston Community Development District...

Statement from Senator John Yudichak on the Passing of Tom Tigue

Nanticoke, February 1, 2016- The following statement was issued this afternoon by Senator Yudichak after learning of the death of his long time friend and colleague Tom Tigue. Senator Yudichak served...

Senator Schwank and Representative Rozzi Annonunce State Grant to Help Lower Alsace and Mo...

February 1, 2016: Senator Judy Schwank (D-11) and Representative Mark Rozzi (D-126) today announced that Lower Alsace Township has been awarded a $41,300 Municipal Services Program Shared Services...

Teplitz Announces $2M for Local Park Preservation Projects

HARRISBURG, JAN. 28, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz today announced more than $2 million in state investments in local park projects throughout the 15th Senatorial District. The projects are part of...

Legislators, Advocates: 7th Anniversary of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Spotlights Need to...

HARRISBURG, Jan. 29, 2016 – On the seventh anniversary of the federal Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act becoming law, some legislators and advocates say Pennsylvania women need a stronger equal pay...

Sen. Kitchen and Rep. Harris to Announce New Legislation that will Help Residents Erase Cr...

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 29, 2016 – State Sen. Shirley M. Kitchen and state Rep. Jordan A. Harris will announce and discuss a new bill that will allow individuals with certain second- and third-degree...

Allegheny and Westmoreland County Grant Projects Approved, Brewster Says

Harrisburg – Jan. 29, 2016 – Four grants for projects designed to improve recreational opportunities in the Allegheny and Westmoreland County portions of state Sen. Jim Brewster’s...

Sabatina Announces Grants for Northeast Philly Creek Projects

HARRISBURG, Jan. 29, 2016 – More than $800,000 in state grant money will be distributed for stream and greenway projects that will benefit residents of Northeast Philadelphia, state Sen. John...

Boscola Announces $850,000 in State Grants for Local Projects

BETHLEHEM — Jan. 27, 2016 –Sen. Lisa Boscola today announced a total of $850,000 in state grant funds for conservation/recreational projects in Lehigh and Northampton counties. “I am...

Gorgas Park to Receive $188K State Investment for Upgrades

Harrisburg, Jan. 28, 2016 – A renovated ball field, smoother walkways and new landscaping are headed to Roxborough’s Gorgas Park with the awarding of a $188,000 state grant, Sen. Vincent...

Sen. Schwank, Rep. Rozzi: $490K in New Community Conservation Grants Awarded to Berks Coun...

HARRISBURG, Jan. 28, 2016 – Work to improve trails and parks in Berks County received new state investments of about $490,000 today, state Sen. Judy Schwank and Rep. Mark Rozzi announced. The...

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