Teplitz Bill Would Create Prostate Cancer Task Force

HARRISBURG, March 4, 2015 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz today introduced legislation that would create the Prostate Cancer Task Force. Under Senate Bill 605, the Department of Health would establish...

Tartaglione Hails Bold Thinking; Minimum Wage, Business Support in Gov. Wolf’s $29.9 Billion Budget Proposal

HARRISBURG, March 4, 2015 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today applauded Gov. Tom Wolf for his bold and promising 2015-2016 budget proposal. She said his willingness to push a higher minimum...

Smith Looks to Bipartisan Cooperation as Budget Process Unfolds

HARRISBURG, Mar. 3, 2015 − State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) today issued the following statement in reaction to Governor Tom Wolf’s budget proposal: “Governor Wolf proposed...

Hard Work, Sincere Thought Required for Gov. Wolf’s Budget Proposal, Schwank Says

HARRISBURG, March 3, 2015 – State Sen. Judy Schwank issued the following statement today after listening to Gov. Tom Wolf present his first budget proposal to a joint session of the General...

Brewster: Tax Relief, Education Funding, Jobs Creation Focus of Budget Plan

Harrisburg – March 3, 2015 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said that Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget that is focused on tax relief, education funding and job creation would help rebuild...

Farnese Says Wolf Budget Proposal Would Provide a Sound Way Back for Philadelphians, Penns...

HARRISBURG March 3, 2015 – With Pennsylvanians no longer beholden to rash decision making, Sen. Larry Farnese today said Gov. Tom Wolf’s $29.88 billion budget proposal is a proactive and sound...

Wiley Responds to Wolf’s Inaugural Budget Proposal of “Jobs That Pay, Schools That Teach, ...

Harrisburg, March 3, 2015 – In his inaugural budget, Governor Tom Wolf addressed the General Assembly today with a look at the 2015 – 2016 proposed spending plan totaling $29.8 billion. “Today,...

Kitchen Welcomes Gov. Wolf’s Plan to Help Neediest PAians, Begin New Investments in Educat...

HARRISBURG, March 3, 2015 – Gov. Tom Wolf’s first budget, a $29.8 billion proposal, would begin Pennsylvania’s turnaround by re-investing in the social safety net programs the previous...

Wozniak Calls Budget Proposal Bold, Thought-Provoking

Says time is needed to evaluate proposed revenue shifts Harrisburg – March 3, 2015 – Sen. John Wozniak (D-Cambria) issued the following statement in reaction to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget...

Wolf Budget Offers PA Restoration, Hard Choices, Sen. Blake Says

HARRISBURG, March 3, 2015 – In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s just-proposed $29.8 billion budget for 2015-2016, state Sen. John Blake said he is looking forward to studying the details of the newly...

Fontana Credits Governor Wolf for Dynamic Budget Proposal

Harrisburg, March 3, 2015 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today provided the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2015-16 state budget proposal: “Any budget discussion...

Brewster Announces Two Free Local Identity Theft Seminars

McKeesport, March 3, 2015 – State Sen. Jim Brewster today announced that he is co-hosting two local Senior Identity Theft Seminars.   “All of us have heard stories about how people can get...

Wiley Introduces “Poison Prevention Week” Resolution

Harrisburg, March 3, 2015 – Today, Senator Sean D. Wiley (D-Erie) introduced a Senate Resolution on the Senate Floor, asking his colleagues to recognize the week of March 15, 2015, as “Poison...

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