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State Senate Passes Sen. Boscola’s Redistricting Bill

Harrisburg, June 13, 2018 – The state Senate today voted 35-14 in favor of Sen. Lisa M. Boscola’s (D-Northampton/Lehigh) statewide redistricting reform legislation. The measure would amend the state’s constitution to establish a citizen’s commission to redraw...

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Sen. Boscola’s Redistricting Bill Set for Full Senate Vote

Harrisburg, June 6, 2018 – Following today’s state Senate Appropriations Committee approval, Sen. Lisa M. Boscola’s (D-Northampton/Lehigh) redistricting reform legislation is headed to the full Senate. “I am pleased with the committee’s support to advance the process...

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Schwank Bill on SNAP Trafficking Approved by Senate

Harrisburg, June 6, 2018 − Legislation sponsored by Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) and Sen. Ryan Aument (R-Lancaster) that would increase penalties against merchants or vendors who exploit the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by trafficking SNAP cards was...

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Senator Costa Outlines Concerns with Amended Senate Bill 22

HARRISBURG, PA − June 6, 2018 − For the past several months, the Senate has been working with constituents and advocacy organizations to improve the fairness of Pennsylvania’s redistricting process. That work took the shape of Senate Bill 22, sponsored by a majority...

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Leach’s Statement On Felony Murder Hearing

HARRISBURG  – June 4, 2018 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today released the following statement at the conclusion of today’s Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Senate Bill 293. “One of the foundational principles of justice is...

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Schwank Hosting Farmer Roundtable Discussion

Reading, June 1, 2018 State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) is inviting Berks farmers to a roundtable discussion with Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding on Wednesday, June 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Berks County Agricultural Center Auditorium at 1238...

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Blake Announces Winners of Student Ambassador Competition

SCRANTON, May 30, 2018 – State Senator John Blake recently hosted 19 high school seniors from 17 local high schools for a legislative competition at Johnson College as the final event of the 2018 Student Ambassador Program. The student ambassadors from schools across...

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Proposed PECO Rate Hike will be Subject of Public Hearing at Northeast Philadelphia’s Devon Theater on June 14

PHILADELPHIA, PA, May 29, 2018 – Constituents from state Sen. Christine Tartaglione’s 2nd District and from throughout the Philadelphia region will have a chance to comment publicly on PECO Energy’s latest proposed rate increase during a Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission hearing on June 14 at 6 p.m. at Kingdom Life Christian Center, also known as the Devon Theater, in the Mayfair section of Northeast Philadelphia.

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Dinniman Vows to Fight Appeal of Mariner East Shutdown

WEST CHESTER (May 29, 2018) –  State Senator Andy Dinniman said he would fight Sunoco’s attempts to appeal a Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) judge’s order to halt operation of the Mariner East 1 pipeline and prohibit construction of the Mariner East 2 and...

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