Senator Tartaglione to Host Annual Disability Employment Awareness Day at Pennsylvania Capitol

Service dogs and disability simulation devices among the resources and services to be showcased for the public on Monday HARRISBURG, PA, October 20, 2017– Pennsylvania Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione...

Senator Yudichak Lauds Passage of Administrative Code

HARRISBURG, October 19, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) lauded passage of House Bill 118, an omnibus Administrative Code bill that will now go to Governor Wolf for his...

Senator Jay Costa Commends Angels’ Place Inc. for Receiving Seal of Excellence

Harrisburg – October 13, 2017 – Senator Costa’s office announced today that Angels’ Place Inc. located in Pittsburgh has been awarded the Seal of Excellence by the Pennsylvania Association of...

Area Lawmakers Host Luzerne County Senior Expo

Kingston, October 12, 2017 − Senator John Yudichak (D-14), Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), Representative Aaron Kaufer (R-120), and Representative Gerald Mullery (D-119) hosted the 2017...

Tartaglione Resolution Urges Emergency Assistance for Puerto Rico

Harrisburg – October 3, 2017 – A Senate resolution urging the President and Congress to make emergency financial assistance available for Puerto Rico as it seeks to recover from the devastation...

Senator Art Haywood Announces Plans to Introduce Single-Payer Healthcare Legislation in Pe...

Abington, PA – September 28, 2017 – Senator Art Haywood (D, Montgomery/Philadelphia) today announced his plan to introduce health insurance legislation that will cover everybody and reduce...

Hughes Statement on PA Supreme Court Ruling on William Penn School District

HARRISBURG, September 28, 2017 — State Sen. Vincent Hughes applauded the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision today on William Penn School District v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania school funding...

Schwank Hosting Financial Aid Seminar

Reading, September 26, 2017 – Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency are holding a College Financial Aid Awareness Seminar at 7 p.m. on Oct. 5 at the...

Sen. Hughes to Host Roundtable Discussion on Voter Access

PHILADELPHIA, September 25, 2017 — To dig deeper into growing concerns with respect to voting in Pennsylvania, provide an update on national issues around voting and discuss a package of...

Boscola and Stefano Win Key Endorsements for Tougher Restitution Law

Bethlehem, September 22, 2017 – The Office of Victim Advocate and the Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Association are working with state Senators Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton) and Pat Stefano...

Williams Kinship of Care Conference on Saturday

Harrisburg – September 22, 2017 − State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware), in conjunction with the Philadelphia Kinship Care Committee, Turning Points for Children and the...

Schwank Bill on POW-MIA Flag Approved by Senate State Government Committee

Reading, September 21, 2017 − Legislation sponsored by Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) that would require the POW-MIA flag to be flown whenever the American and state flags are flown on state...

Sen. Brewster’s Senior Wellness and Safety Expo Slated for Sept. 28

McKeesport – Sept. 21, 2017 – State Sen. Jim Brewster has scheduled his Senior Wellness and Safety Expo for Thursday, Sept. 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at McKeesport Palisades, 100 Fifth Avenue...

Sen. Hughes Comments on Pennsylvania’s Credit Downgrade

HARRISBURG, Sept. 20, 2017 — State Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery), the Democratic chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement on...

Williams’ Request for Redistricting Hearing Rebuffed

Harrisburg – September 19, 2017 – State Sen. Anthony H. Williams’ (D-Philadelphia) request for a hearing on redistricting reform measures was rejected by the chair of the Senate State Government Committee due to “pending litigation on the drawing of maps,” Williams said today.

Senator Yudichak Announces Grant for Eastern PA Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation

NANTICOKE, September 13, 2017 − Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that the Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation (EPCAMR) has received a $390,000...

Farnese, Delaware Riverkeeper Network News Conference on Anti-Slapp Suit Legislation

Philadelphia – September 12, 2017 – Sen. Larry Farnese and the Delaware Riverkeeper Network will hold a news conference on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 10:30 a.m. in the Mayor’s Reception Room of...

Leach Asks Medical Marijuana Plaintiff to Withdraw Request for Statewide Injunction

HARRISBURG – September 11, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today sent an open letter to the law firm representing Keystone ReLeaf LLC, which is asking the Pennsylvania...

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