Press Releases

Brewster Applauds Approval of Sunday Hunting Bill

HARRISBURG– June 20, 2019 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) applauded the passage of his Sunday Hunting Bill (Senate Bill 147) out of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The legislation, which would authorize the Game Commission to allow Sunday hunting...

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Sabatina: Marsy’s Law Passes Senate

HARRISBURG - June 19, 2019 - Senator John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) was pleased to see Marsy’s Law pass unanimously in the Senate today by a vote of 50-0. The version that passed the Senate is State Rep. Delozier’s companion bill, HB 276, which is identical to Sen....

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Sabatina: Karen’s Law Passes the Senate

HARRISBURG - June 19, 2019 - Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) is elated that his legislation Senate Bill 123, also known as Karen’s Law, was passed unanimously (50-0) by the Senate and is one major step closer to becoming a law in Pennsylvania. “It’s been well...

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Schwank Warns of Scam Targeting Senior Citizens

HARRISBURG - June 18, 2019 - State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) is warning residents of a scam targeting Property Tax or Rent Rebate recipients. Schwank’s office was notified of a scam that consists of unsolicited calls from a person claiming to work for the...

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State Senate Hearing in Philly on Ride-hailing Companies

PHILADELPHIA - June 6, 2019 – At the request of state Senator Anthony Hardy Williams (D- Philadelphia), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a hearing on ways to improve the accessibility, safety and reliability and working conditions for Transportation...

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Senate, House Members Unveil Election Reform Proposals

HARRISBURG - June 4, 2019 - State Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and Rep. Sara Innamorato (D-Pittsburgh) led House and Senate Democrats in announcing several voting reform proposals Tuesday in the Main Capitol Rotunda.  The legislators were...

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Dinniman, Fellow Senators Introduce TRU Bill

HARRISBURG - June 3, 2019 – State Senator Andy Dinniman and fellow senators announced new legislation to address security needs and confront violence against faith-based organizations and those with diverse members. Dinniman was joined by state Senators Jay...

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Senator Haywood Hosted Impeachment Town Hall

PHILADELPHIA – May 24, 2019 – Thursday, State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) joined John Bonifaz, Constitutional Lawyer and President of Free Speech For People for an Impeachment Town Hall.  The discussion focused on a resolution urging Congress...

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Senator Haywood Starts State-Wide Poverty Listening Tour

PHILADELPHIA – May 23, 2019 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) was joined by State Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) on the first stop of his statewide poverty tour in Lock Haven today. The 5-stop tour will consist of elected...

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