Wozniak: Johnstown Heritage Association Awarded $50,000 Grant for Flood Museum

Harrisburg – July 2, 2015 – The Johnstown Area Heritage Association has been awarded a $50,000 grant by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission to help fund building...

Brewster Announces Satellite District Office Locations, Dates and Times

Harrisburg,  July 2, 2015 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today that he will again have satellite office hours at various locations throughout the region. “We have...

Sabatina Calls Schools Report ‘Disturbing’

HARRISBURG, July 2, 2015 – State Sen. John Sabatina today called a recent report about conditions in Philadelphia schools “disturbing,” and said he would work with legislative colleagues to...

Senator Hughes Blasts Republican State Budget Priorities, Says “It Would Move Pennsylvania in the Wrong Direction.”

HARRISBURG, June 30th, 2015 − Senator Vincent Hughes released the following statement on the Republican legislative priorities, including state budget, liquor privatization, and pension...

Wiley Reacts to Wolf Veto of Commonwealth Budget

Harrisburg, ­­­­­July 1, 2015 – Late last evening, Governor Tom Wolf exercised his constitutional power of veto and sent the 2015-2016 Fiscal Year Budget back to the General Assembly, stamped...

Measure to Help Organizations, People SLAPP Back at Frivolous Lawsuits Clears Senate, Farn...

HARRISBURG, June 30, 2015 – A long-awaited measure that would enable the courts to decide if a lawsuit has been filed against an individual or an organization for the sole purpose of stifling free...

Sabatina Votes Against 2015-2016 PA Budget Proposal

HARRISBURG, June 30, 2015 – State Sen. John Sabatina today issued the following statement about the passage of budget and budget-related bills in the Senate: “The budget that was pushed through...

Boscola Blasts “Phony” Budget

Harrisburg, June 30, 2015 – State Sen. Lisa M. Boscola today called the Republican-sponsored state budget plan a sham; criticizing it for ignoring the public’s deafening demand for property tax...

Brewster: Better Alternatives to Republican Budget, Votes “No”

Harrisburg – June 30, 2015 – Following the passage of the $30.2 billion Republican budget bill (House Bill 1192) today, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) issued the...

Wiley Records Negative Vote on Budget Destined for Veto

Harrisburg, June 30, 2015 – House Bill 1192, the $30.1 billion GOP led spending plan, made a brief stop in the Senate on its collision course with a veto by Governor Tom Wolf. In advance of the...

Sen. Schwank: Republican Budget Fails Property Taxpayers in Berks County

HARRISBURG, June 30, 2015 – Ignoring Berks County residents’ call for relief from skyrocketing property tax bills, the Republican state legislature today steamrolled its $30.2 billion budget,...

Fontana Calls GOP Budget a Political Scam

HARRISBURG, June 30, 2014 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today provided the following comment after the state Senate’s 30-19 party line vote for a Republican-sponsored 2015-16 fiscal year budget...

Wozniak Comments on Passage of Republican Budget

Harrisburg – June 30, 2015 – State Sen. John Wozniak (D-Cambria) issued the following statement following the passage of the $30.2 billion Republican budget in the Senate today. The...

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