State Senators Discuss Vocational and Job Training at Thorndale Hearing

Coatesville, March 23, 2017 — At Sen. Andy Dinniman’s request, the Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a hearing on vocational and job training opportunities for people with...

Senator Yudichak Applauds Lehigh Valley Health Network Investment in Hazleton

Harrisburg, March 21, 2017 — The Lehigh Valley Health Network announced today a major investment at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton that will significantly expand the hospital’s facilities in...

State Senators to Discuss Vocational Training for Disabled at Coatesville Hearing

At Sen. Andy Dinniman’s request, the Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a hearing this Thursday in Thorndale on job training and vocational opportunities for people with...

Senator Yudichak Concerned Budget Cuts to EPA Will Harm Pennsylvania

Nanticoke, March 17, 2017 — State Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) issued the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump’s budget that proposes significant cuts to...

Lawmakers Announce Legislation to Combat Vandalism at Religious Sites

PHILADELPHIA, March 2, 2017 — A group of state Senate Democrats will soon introduce legislation that would give district attorneys more options to combat vandalism of religious sites, according...

Senator Yudichak Calls for Creation of Task Force to Investigate Threat of Lead Exposure i...

Nanticoke, February 28, 2017— Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) and other lawmakers will soon re-introduce a resolution (SR 33) that creates a bipartisan task force to investigate the...

Senator Leach Comments on Recent Threats Received by Jewish Institutions

HARRISBURG, Pa – February 27, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today commented the vandalism and the bomb threats made against Jewish institutions across the...

Williams Issues Statement Concerning Vandalism at Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Harrisburg – February  27, 2017 – Following reports about vandalism at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Philadelphia, state Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) issued the following...

Blake Discusses State Budget, Legislative Priorities at Annual Legislative Breakfast

SCRANTON, February 24, 2017 – State Sen. John Blake today hosted over 100 local and municipal officials at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in Scranton for his seventh annual legislative...

Schwank Hosting Opioid Addiction Awareness Event

Reading, February 23, 2017 – State Sen. Judy Schwank is hosting an opioid addiction awareness event from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 16 at the Governor Mifflin Intermediate School in Shillington. The...

Fontana Re-elected Vice Chair of PHEAA Board

HARRISBURG, February 23, 2017 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today was unanimously re-elected to serve as the vice chairman of the board of directors for the Pennsylvania Higher...

Senator Yudichak Announces 2017 Property Tax/Rent Rebate Outreach Schedule

West Pittston, February 22, 2017 − State Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) held an outreach event at the Garden Village Apartments in West Pittston today to help local seniors apply for...

Boscola and Scavello Sponsor Bill to End Gerrymandering

HARRISBURG, February 16, 2017 — State Senators Lisa Boscola (D-Lehigh/Northampton) and Mario Scavello (R-Monroe/Northampton) have introduced bipartisan legislation that would establish an...

Lawmakers Announce $357,000 for Philadelphia School District from Rideshare Revenues

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 16, 2017 — State Sen. Vincent Hughes today joined fellow lawmakers and officials from the School District of Philadelphia to announce that the school district has received its...

Schwank Introduces Bill to Provide Equitable State Police Coverage for Municipalities With...

HARRISBURG, February 15, 2017 – Today Sen. Judy Schwank proposed a bill to ensure state police have sufficient resources to provide public safety services. Schwank (D-Berks) said Senate Bill 382...

Senator Yudichak Statement on State Permit Approvals for Mariner East 2 Pipeline Project

Nanticoke, February 14, 2017 – Following yesterday’s approval of water quality and erosion and sediment control permits issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for the...

Sabatina to Host Breast Cancer Screening Event with Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA, February 10, 2017 — State Sen. John Sabatina is teaming up with Fox Chase Cancer Center to host an upcoming breast cancer screening event. The Fox Chase Mobile Mammography Van will be available on Friday, March 3 at 9 a.m. at Sabatina’s district office at 12361 Academy Road.

Tartaglione: Senate Legislation Assails Women and Working Families

Harrisburg – February 8, 2017 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) issued the following statement harshly critical of the passage of legislation that assails the rights of women and working families. Tartaglione said there were a number of anti-women and anti-worker measures adopted by the Senate.

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