Boscola Says State Police Job Application Deadline is June 30

  HARRISBURG, June 24, 2016 –- State Lisa Boscola today said area residents that interested in becoming a Pennsylvania State Police Trooper have until June 30 to apply.   “The...

Williams’ Releases Letter to Saccone on Stolen Valor Legislation

Harrisburg, June 24, 2016 − State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) released the letter that he sent to state Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny) in reference to Williams’...

Brewster: Inaugural “Going for the Goal Sprint Triathlon” Set for Sunday

Harrisburg, June 24, 2016  − The inaugural “Going for the Goal Sprint Triathlon” will get underway on Sunday, June 26 at 8:15 a.m. at McKeesport High School in McKeesport, honorary...

House Heist: Williams’ Stolen Valor Proposal Reintroduced and Passed by State House

Harrisburg – June 23, 2016 – State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware), long-time sponsor and leading advocate of legislation to protect combat veterans from imposters who...

Senate Committee Backs Fontana Bill to Provide Lead Detection Test Option for Home Buyers

HARRISBURG, June 22, 2016 – The state Senate Committee on Urban Affairs and Housing today unanimously approved Sen. Wayne D. Fontana’s bill that would give home buyers the option of requesting...

Capitol News Conference Tomorrow on Human Relations Commission Funding Issues

Harrisburg, June 21, 2016 − Senate Democrats will hold a news conference tomorrow, Wednesday, June 22 at 2:30 p.m. on the Lt. Governor’s balcony adjacent to Senate chambers at the Capitol to...

Senator Yudichak, Rep. Pashinski, & Rep. Carrroll Announce Growing Greener Grant for ...

Nanticoke, June 21, 2016 – State Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon), Representative Eddie Day Pashinski (D-121st) and Representative Mike Carroll (D-118th) today announced a $50,000 Growing...

Sen. Yudichak Credits Penn State for Wilkes-Barre Investment

Harrisburg, June 20, 2016 – State Sen. John Yudichak released the following statement after Penn State University announced that they will double the number of the entrepreneurship centers...

Williams Expresses Concern in Aftermath of Energy Plant Explosion

Harrisburg, June 20, 2016 − State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) issued the following statement expressing his concern about the coordination of the multi-level investigation...

Tartaglione Uses ReWalk Demonstration to Aid Drive for New Clinic for Vets

Philadelphia - June 17, 2016 - State Sen. Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) employed a demonstration of ReWalk -- a motorized exoskeleton suit that allows patients with lower limb paralysis to stand and walk - to detail her vision for a clinic to address specific rehabilitation needs of veterans.

Wozniak: Senate Adopts Bill that Addresses Opioid Prescription Practices

Harrisburg, June 16, 2016 − State Sen. John N. Wozniak (D-Cambria/Bedford/Clearfield) said legislation adopted by the state Senate that adds new education requirements for licensed medical...

Blake to Host Telephone Town Hall on Monday

SCRANTON, June 15, 2016 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today announced that he will host his second Telephone Town Hall meeting on Monday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. The hour-long...

Sen. Farnese Announces Senior Community Center Grant Award for South Philadelphia Older Ad...

HARRISBURG, June 14, 2016 – Senator Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) today announced that more than $80,000 in Senior Community Center grant funds have been awarded to the South Philadelphia Older...

Wozniak Comments on Grants Awarded for Senior Centers in Clearfield, Bedford Counties

Harrisburg – June 14, 2016 – A senior center in Clearfield and two centers in Bedford County have been awarded combined grants in excess of $50,000 by the Pennsylvania Department of...

Tartaglione: Grant Funding Approved for Norris Square Senior Community Center

Harrisburg – June 14, 2016 – A grant of $80,877 has been awarded to the Norris Square Senior Community Center, state Sen. Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) said today. “Grants...

Teplitz Urges Extension of Expiring Cancer Control Board

HARRISBURG, June 14, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz today urged the General Assembly to approve a 10-year extension of the Pennsylvania Cancer Control, Prevention, and Research Advisory Board, which...

Sen. Yudichak Congratulates Cosgrove on Commonwealth Court Nomination

Harrisburg, June 13, 2016 – State Sen. John Yudichak today provided the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s nomination of Luzerne County attorney Joseph Cosgrove to the state...

Schwank: Additional Farmland in Berks County to be Preserved

Harrisburg – June 9, 2016 – The Pennsylvania Agricultural Land Preservation Board today approved an additional 194 acres of Berks County farmland for preservation, state Sen. Judy Schwank...

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