Press Releases

Brewster Welcomes Gov. Wolf’s Charter Reform Initiative

Brewster Welcomes Gov. Wolf’s Charter Reform Initiative

Harrisburg – August 15, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today that he welcomed Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to change Pennsylvania’s charter school law and institute reforms through administrative action.   “The governor has...

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Schwank Hosting Second Aging Parent Conference

Schwank Hosting Second Aging Parent Conference

PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 8, 2019 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione’s Community Picnic was a huge hit with the children and their families who gathered at Fairhill Square Park today to delight in free music, hot dogs, soft pretzels, water ice, face painting, and the senator’s popular back-to-school backpack giveaway. Hundreds of youths walked away wearing new school bags on their shoulders and smiles on their faces.
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Senator Farnese Echoes Call of PA SAFE Caucus, Asks For Special Session

Senator Farnese Echoes Call of PA SAFE Caucus, Asks For Special Session

PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 8, 2019 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione’s Community Picnic was a huge hit with the children and their families who gathered at Fairhill Square Park today to delight in free music, hot dogs, soft pretzels, water ice, face painting, and the senator’s popular back-to-school backpack giveaway. Hundreds of youths walked away wearing new school bags on their shoulders and smiles on their faces.
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Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Findlay Township

Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Findlay Township

Philadelphia, PA − August 15, 2019 − Senator Larry Farnese released the following statement on police officers' shooting last night in North Philadelphia: “Last night's shooting in North Philadelphia was devastating and we were reminded those who serve in our police...

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Senator Hughes Proposes Legislation to Repeal of Act 58

Senator Hughes Proposes Legislation to Repeal of Act 58

ROYERSFORD – July 17, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) applauded the governor’s signing of six bills that help to ensure and protect the rights of crime victims in Pennsylvania. “It is important to include the rights of victims in criminal justice...

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