Boscola Bill Would Further Protect Bald and Golden Eagles in PA

Bethlehem, September 2, 2015 – State Sen. Lisa M. Boscola has introduced a bill that would increase the state fine as penalty for killing a bald or golden eagle.   “While past conservation...

Brewster to Budget Negotiators: Make Education Funding via Shale Tax a Budget Priority

Harrisburg – Sept. 2, 2015 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland), who has authored a plan to tie a shale extraction tax to education, said today that budget negotiators...

Freeland Water Project Protects & Retains 400 Local Jobs

Freeland Borough, September 2, 2015 – State Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) met with members of the Freeland Municipal Authority today to discuss a $2.4 million investment in the...

Sen. Williams’ to Speak at Sample Mural Dedication, ‘Don’t Shoot’ Event, Saturday, Aug. 29

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 28, 2015 — State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams will help to memorialize a great Philadelphia community leader and stress the importance for education during two public events,...

Teplitz Praises Online Voter Registration in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Aug. 27, 2015 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz today praised the implementation of online voter registration in Pennsylvania as a solid step toward government reform and efficiency. Teplitz...

Hundreds Attending Sen. Williams’ ‘Ultimate Back 2 School Basketball Tourney’ Make Sure Lo...

New champion crowned in hoops tourney PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 27, 2015 — More than 500 people turned out at the Kingsessing Recreation Center recently for a spirited basketball tournament that...

New Interactive PennDOT Map Details Road, Bridge Construction Projects, Wozniak Says

Harrisburg, Aug. 26, 2015 − State Sen. John Wozniak (D-Cambria) said today that a new interactive Pennsylvania Department of Transportation map describing current construction projects – and...

With School Year Approaching, Sen. Kitchen Shares DOH Message to Parents: ‘Don’t Wait. Vac...

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2015 – To help their sons, daughters and grandkids stay healthy and in school, state Sen. Shirley Kitchen today said parents should take action now to have them vaccinated...

Lawmakers Unveil Legislation to Protect Pets Left Unattended in Cars

HARRISBURG, Aug. 25, 2015 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz and state Reps. Frank Farry and Kevin Schreiber unveiled legislation today that would protect pets that are left unattended in a car. The Motor...

Bizzarro, Wiley join U.S. Rep. Kelly to showcase local firefighter grant

ERIE, Aug. 20 – State Rep. Ryan A. Bizzarro and Senator Sean D. Wiley, both D-Erie, today teamed up with U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly at West Lake Fire Department in Erie to highlight a federal grant that...

Transportation Info via FindMyRidePA Expands to Cambria County, Wozniak Says

Harrisburg – Aug. 5, 2015 – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that a new web-based program, FindMyRidePA, is expanding into Cambria County, according...

Noted NJ Advocates Back Sabatina Transplant Bill

PHILADELPHIA, July 31, 2015 – As the U.S. marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the family behind New Jersey’s landmark “Amelia’s Law,” joined state Sen. John...

Sabatina Urges Senate to Reconvene to Preserve Veterans’ Bonus

PHILADELPHIA, July 30, 2015 – State Sen. John Sabatina today joined Pennsylvania’s Department of Military and Veterans Affairs in calling for the Senate to reconvene in order to preserve a bonus...

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