Press Releases

Blake Again Selected for Senate Democratic Leadership Post

HARRISBURG, November 14, 2018 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today was named to the Senate Democratic Caucus leadership team for the second consecutive legislative session. Blake was again selected to serve in the role of Caucus Administrator...

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Sen. Haywood Honors Veterans Through Flag Raising Ceremony

PHILADELPHIA, November 9, 2018 — Today, Sen. Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) joined State Representative Isabella Fitzgerald, the offices of State Representative Chris Rabb, Councilwoman Cindy Bass, Congressman Dwight Evans, members of the Philadelphia Fire...

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Sen. Fontana Condemns Neo-Nazi Propaganda in Brookline

BROOKLINE, November 7, 2018 – Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Pittsburgh) today condemned those who have been posting hate propaganda in the Brookline community. The senator made the following statement: “Posting messages that advocate hatred and violence in our community...

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Brewster: Home Heating Assistance Now Available

HARRISBURG, November 5, 2018 –State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) reminds residents that home heating assistance is available through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). “We have started to experience cold weather in the area as the...

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Sen. Costa Statement on Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting

Senator Jay Costa released the following statement regarding this morning’s shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill: The Squirrel Hill community of Pittsburgh suffered an act of unspeakable violence today. A gunman entered the Tree of Life Synagogue...

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Dinniman Honored by Brain Injury Community

HARRISBURG, October 17, 2018 –  State Senator Andy Dinniman was recently honored for his work on behalf of Pennsylvanians with traumatic and acquired brain injuries. “We have a duty and a moral obligation to assist the most vulnerable members of our communities. In...

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Leach and Greenleaf Safe Harbor Bill Passes PA House

HARRISBURG – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware)’s safe harbor bill, Senate Bill 554, was passed today by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives by a vote of 187-0.   After the vote Leach released the following statement: “There is no such thing as a...

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