Teplitz: Comprehensive Municipal Debt Reform Legislation Passes Senate

HARRISBURG, Sept. 28, 2016 — A bipartisan package of bills aimed at preventing risky financial schemes by local governments received unanimous approval in the Pennsylvania Senate today, according...

Tartaglione Presents Resolution in Capitol Rotunda on “World Suicide Prevention Day”

Harrisburg − Sept. 28, 2016 − State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) today presented a copy of a Senate resolution declaring Sept. 10, 2016 as “World Suicide Prevention...

Opioid Awareness Education Plan Passes Senate, Wozniak Says

Harrisburg − Sept. 28, 2016 − Legislation to create a new opioid awareness program for students in middle and high school was approved unanimously by the state Senate and is now headed to the...

Sabatina Praises Committee Passage of EMS Benefits Bill

HARRISBURG, Sept. 27, 2016 – State Sen.  John Sabatina today praised passage in a Senate committee of a bill intended to close a loophole in the disability benefits law that covers first...

Committee Backs Boscola’s Bill that Restricts Aerial Drones Near Prisons

Harrisburg, September 26, 2016 – The state Senate Judiciary Committee today unanimously approved Sen. Lisa Boscola’s proposal that would make it a third degree felony to use an unmanned drone to...

Committee Approves Yudichak Bill that Protects Emergency Responders on State Game Lands

Harrisburg, September 26, 2016 – The state Senate Committee on Labor and Industry today unanimously approved Sen. John Yudichak’s (D-Luzerne/Carbon) legislation that would provide state coverage...

Vietnam Veterans Recognized in Walk of Honor Ceremony

Nanticoke, September 24, 2016 – State Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) joined other state and local officials this morning at a special ceremony to honor more than sixty veterans of the...

Brewster Senior Wellness and Safety Expo Scheduled for Sept. 29

Harrisburg, Sept. 23, 2016 − State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) will host his Senior Wellness and Safety Expo on Thursday, Sept. 29 at the Palisades in McKeesport. The program will...

Sen. Williams Calls for Special Legislative Session on Curbing Gun Violence

Philadelphia – Sept. 22, 2016 – State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Delaware/Phila.) is requesting that Gov. Tom Wolf call a special legislative session to focus on gun violence in Pennsylvania....

Teplitz Hosts Ceremony, Unveils Sign Memorializing National Guardsman

Memorial Bridge Designated as a Result of Teplitz Bill  HALIFAX, Sept. 21, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz and members of the military, local officials, and loved ones of Staff Sgt. Brian K. Mowery...

Williams Hosts Mobile Constituent Service Day on September 27

Harrisburg, Sept. 19, 2016 − The Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library will serve as the host site for state Sen. Anthony H. Williams' (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) Mobile Constituent Service Day on Tuesday, Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Wozniak: Rural Firefighter Grants for Cambria, Bedford, Clearfield

Harrisburg – Sept. 16, 2016 – Multiple volunteer fire companies in rural areas of Cambria, Bedford and Clearfield counties were awarded grants by the state Department of Conservation and...

Schwank, Jozwiak: State Grant Paves Way for New Industrial Development, Jobs

Harrisburg, September 16, 2016 − More than $2.5 million in grant funds from Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) will be used to transform a brownfield site near...

Tartaglione: Mobile District Office on Thursdays at CORA

Harrisburg, Sept. 14, 2016 − State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) announced today that her office will be hosting a Mobile District Office each Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at...

Teplitz Hosts Ceremony, Sign Unveiling to Honor Life of Local Veteran

Memorial Highway Designated as a Result of Teplitz Bill NEWPORT, Sept. 12, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz, along with members of the military, veterans groups and friends and loved ones of local...

Fontana Details Steady Progress of Beechview Rail Project

Beechview, September 9, 2016 –State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today said he is pleased with the progress of the Red Line rail project in Beechview and confident it will reopen for riders on Sept. 25 as...

Luzerne County Small Business Loan Program: A Flood Recovery Success Story

West Pittston, September 9, 2016 – State Sen. John Yudichak joined state lawmakers, local officials and Wyoming Valley residents to mark the 5th anniversary of the 2011 flood recovery efforts that...

Farnese: State Investment Sparks Job Growth, Business Development

Harrisburg, September 7, 2016 − A $2.5 million state investment has been approved for Yards Brewing, LLC, a Philadelphia-based craft brewery, State Senator Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) announced...

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