HARRISBURG, August 17, 2018 – Senator John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) provided an update on the rehabilitation of the historic stone-arch Frankford Avenue Bridge. Sabatina said that according to transportation officials, the project is expected to be completed in...read more
NANTICOKE, August 17, 2018 – State Senator John Yudichak (D - Luzerne/Carbon) and State Representative Gerald Mullery (D – Luzerne) announced today a $1 million Redevelopment Assistance Capitol Program (RACP) grant for the Nantego Development Project in downtown...read more
Northeast Philly Families Flock to Wissinoming Park for Senator Tartaglione’s Annual Community Picnic
PHILADELPHIA, August 17, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione’s annual Community Picnic was a smash hit with the hundreds of children and caregivers who converged at Wissinoming Park yesterday to delight in free music, soft pretzels, water ice, face painting and...read more
HARRISBURG, August 14, 2018 - Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. released the following statement regarding the release of the Grand Jury report on abuse in the Catholic Church: I applaud Attorney General Josh Shapiro for his committed work in creating this grand...read more
HARRISBURG, August 14, 2018 - State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) issued the following statement concerning the investigative Grand Jury report detailing sexual abuse of children in six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania. “The Grand Jury report includes...read more
SCRANTON, August 13, 2018 – State Sen. John Blake and state Rep. Marty Flynn will hold a news conference tomorrow afternoon to make a significant announcement regarding state support for the Scranton School District. The press conference will be held tomorrow,...read more
Senator Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia) continued to push support for his bill, Senate Bill 942, that would end life without parole sentences in Pennsylvania.
The PA Senate Democrats have collected the top photos from July, highlighting events hosted and attended by our members.
A joint state Senate-House Democratic Policy Committee hearing was held today in Wilkinsburg to focus on proposals aimed at improving community-police relations. Held locally at the request of Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa and Rep. Ed Gainey, the hearing was aimed at finding ways to boost training opportunities and enhance community-police relations.
In acknowledgement of the gun violence epidemic declared in Philadelphia by Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) and Gov. Tom Wolf, Sen. Williams joined with the 12th and 18th Philadelphia Police Districts to host a “no questions asked” Safe Summer Gun Buyback event.
State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) led a Families Belong Together protest at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, PA. More than 300 people attended the event.
Senator Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia) joined Governor Tom Wolf, lawmakers, and advocates for the signing of House Bill 1419, also known as the Clean Slate bill.