Senator Boscola and Senator Mensch Introduce Resolution Recognizing April 2017 as Pennsylvania Community College Month

Harrisburg, April 26, 2017 – Senator Lisa Boscola (D-Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton), and Senator Bob Mensch (R-Berks, Bucks, Montgomery), co-chairs of the bipartisan Community College Caucus,...

Farnese Applauds Senate Passage of Anti-SLAPP Legislation

Harrisburg, April 25, 2017 — Focused on protecting the rights of people and organizations against frivolous lawsuits aimed at stifling free speech, state Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) today thanked his colleagues for their support of his legislation, Senate Bill 95, and said he looks forward to swift consideration by the House of Representatives.

Sabatina Announces State Funds for Tioga Marine Terminal Improvement Project

PHILADELPHIA, April 24, 2017 — The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority was awarded a significant state grant for a rehabilitation project at Tioga Marine Terminal, according to state Sen. John...

Costa: Environmental Education Grants Awarded to Benefit Students

Harrisburg, April 21, 2017 — Efforts to educate local students about environmental issues will be bolstered by more than $50,000 in state Environmental Education Grant funding, Jay Costa...

Yudichak Announces Environmental Education Grants

Nanticoke, April 21, 2017 – State Senator John T. Yudichak (Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that the Departmentof Environmental Protection (“DEP”) awarded two grants—one each in Carbon and...

YMCA Honors Sen. Schwank with Champion of Youth Award

HARRISBURG, April 20, 2017 – The State YMCA of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania State Alliance of YMCAs honored Sen. Judy Schwank with a Champion of Youth Award at the 2017 YMCA Champions of...

Boscola Announces $25,000 for Tech Firm Collaboration with Community College

HARRISBURG, April 20, 2017 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola today announced a $25,000 Ben Franklin Technology Partners grant for a Bethlehem technology firm collaborating with Northampton Community...

Boscola Announces $3.4 Million in Funds for Easton Water Project

HARRISBURG, April 19, 2017 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola today announced $3.4 million in state funding for a water project on Canal Street and Wood Avenue in Easton. “This low-interest loan will...

Sen. Schwank and Sen. Vogel Announce Grain Dealer Bonding Act

HARRISBURG, April 19, 2017 – This week Sen. Schwank and Sen. Elder Vogel (R-47) introduced legislation meant to protect farmers from grain brokers who suddenly go out of business. A grain broker,...

Costa Drives Housing Grant Funding to Local Communities

Homewood and Hazelwood to receive significant investments Harrisburg, April 13, 2017 — Three Pittsburgh communities will share $300,000 in state grant funds awarded through Pennsylvania’s Housing...

Sen. Williams, Rep. Clinton to Host Free Document Shredding Event May 6

PHILADELPHIA, April 13, 2017 — State Sen. Anthony H. Williams and state Rep. Joanna McClinton are hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cobbs...

Newport Township Breaks Ground on Lower South Valley Co-Op Equipment Facility

Newport Township, April 12, 2017 — Newport Township broke ground today on its Public Works Co-Op facility that will house a variety of maintenance equipment and other vehicles that will also be...

Sabatina to Host Free Document Shredding Event April 29

PHILADELPHIA, April 7, 2017 — State Sen. John Sabatina is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at the senator’s district office in the Parkwood...

Sen. Williams, Philadelphia Eagles Rodney McLeod Present “Mentoring is Brotherhood Challen...

Philadelphia – April 7, 2016 − State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) has joined with Philadelphia Eagles safety Rodney McLeod to present the Big Brothers Big Sisters...

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Delaware and Lehigh Trail Pedestrian Bridge in Carbon Cou...

JIM THORPE, April 5, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) participated in a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new pedestrian bridge along the Delaware & Lehigh (“D&L”) National Heritage Corridor Trail that will connect Jim Thorpe to the Weissport section of Carbon County.

As Tax Deadline Looms, Hughes, Torsella Urge Pennsylvanians to Claim Tax Credit

PHILADELPHIA, April 4, 2017 — With the deadline for taxpayers to file their income taxes just two weeks away, state Sen. Vincent Hughes and state Treasurer Joe Torsella today urged Pennsylvanians...

Boscola Praises Fanatics and MLB for Saving Jobs at Majestic Plant

Palmer – April 4, 2017 – State Senator Lisa Boscola today praised today’s announcement that will save the production of Major League Baseball (MLB) jerseys and jobs at the VF Majestic in Palmer...

Senator Art Haywood Announces $450,000 in Grants for Montgomery County Water and Sewer Pro...

HARRISBURG – March 30, 2017 – Senator Art Haywood today announced $450,000 in grants for projects that focus on water and sewer infrastructure in Abington Township, Cheltenham Township and the...

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