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...

Sen. Sharif Street to be Honored by The Made Man Initiative This Friday

PHILADELPHIA, September 6, 2017 — State Sen. Sharif Street will be honored as a distinguished leader by The Made Man Initiative this Friday, Sept. 8 in the Lower Level Atrium/Art Gallery of the...

Leach Comments on Trump’s Decision to End DACA

HARRISBURG – September 5, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today commented on President Donald J. Trump’s decision to end the “Deferred Action for Childhood...

Leach Reintroduces Bill for $15 Minimum Wage

HARRISBURG, Pa – August 31, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today reintroduced his bill to raise the state’s minimum hourly wage to $15. The bill would also index the...

Democrat Leach & Republican Vulakovich Partner on School Sunscreen Bill

HARRISBURG, Pa – August 30, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today joined Senator Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny) to announce their proposal to allow students to...

Leach Reintroduces Bill to Require Paid Family Leave for Employees

HARRISBURG, Pa – August 24, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today reintroduced his bill to require some Pennsylvania employers to offer paid family leave to certain...

Boscola and Stefano Work to Toughen Restitution Law

Bethlehem, August 17, 2017 – State Senators Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton) and Pat Stefano (R-Fayette) are introducing legislation that would enable government, business and nonprofit entities to...

State Senator Art Haywood Takes Lead on Domestic Terrorism Policy

PHILADELPHIA, August 16, 2017 – State Senator Art Haywood today announced his plans to lead an immediate, extensive reconstruction of terrorism legislation in Pennsylvania.  The measure...

Leach Introduces Resolution Condemning White Supremacists and Asks Colleagues for Support

HARRISBURG – August 16, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today introduced a Senate resolution condemning white supremacists and asked all members of the Senate to...

Schwank to Hold Child Care Seminar on Aug. 22

Reading, August 16, 2017 −  Sen. Judy Schwank will hold a Child Care Seminar from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Exeter Community Library on Tuesday, Aug. 22. In a panel discussion,...

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