Press Releases

Sabatina: Marsy’s Law & Karen’s Law Head to Full Senate

HARRISBURG - March 27, 2019 – The Senate Judiciary Committee approved both Marsy’s Law (SB149) and Karen’s Law (SB123), Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) announced. Both bills passed unanimously, 12-0. They now head to the full senate for consideration. “Both of...

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Dinniman to Introduce Fire Safety, Sprinkler Legislation

WEST CHESTER - March 27, 2019 – State Senator Andy Dinniman is drafting a package of legislation designed to help prevent fatal fires like the one that struck the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community two years ago. “It is important that we learn the lessons of...

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Sen. Muth to Introduce Pipeline Safety Legislation

 Harrisburg – March 19, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D- Berks/Chester/Montgomery) announced that she will be introducing two pieces of legislation that would mandate specific safety and public awareness standards for pipeline construction and operation. “While...

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Senator Schwank Introduces Hemp Legislation

HARRISBURG - March 5, 2019 -  Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) recently introduced legislation to expand hemp production in Pennsylvania. SB335, the Industrial Hemp Act, recognizes hemp as an allowable cosmetic ingredient, food, food additive or herb to be regulated...

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