Press Releases

Senator Collett Attends Kickoff for Keith Valley Challenge

HORSHAM - February 22, 2019 - Earlier today, Senator Maria Collett (D-Bucks/Montgomery) attended the kick-off of the 43rd annual Keith Valley Challenge at Keith Valley Middle School in the Hatboro-Horsham school district and presented the school with a copy of Senate...

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State Senate Hearing in Philly Focuses on Gun Violence

PHILADELPHIA – February 14, 2019 – At the request of state Senator Arthur Haywood (D-Philadelphia), the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a hearing on ways to prevent gun violence in Pennsylvania. “This policy hearing is to share proven solutions to...

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Senator Collett Reacts to EPA PFAS Plan Announcement

NORTH WALES – February 14, 2019 – The acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Andrew Wheeler, today announced the EPA’s intended nationwide PFAS action plan. Addressing the urgent PFAS crisis is Senator Maria Collett’s (D-12) top...

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Brewster Hails Projects to Bolster Mon Valley Economy

MCKEESPORT– February 11, 2019 – At a ceremony at the former Daily News building in downtown McKeesport today, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) celebrated the grand opening of the new Tube City Center for Business and Innovation and detailed how a new...

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Senator Haywood Responds to Governor Wolf’s Budget Address

PHILADELPHIA, February 5, 2019 –State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) issued the following statement today supporting Governor Tom Wolf’s Budget Address for the 2019-2020 fiscal year: “Following Governor Wolf’s address this morning on the Pennsylvania...

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Blake: Budget Prioritizes Education, Career Readiness

HARRISBURG, February 5, 2019 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s proposed $34.1 billion state budget: “I applaud Governor Wolf for his continued dedication to the issues and...

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Fontana Praises Wolf’s Budget Proposal

HARRISBURG, February 5, 2019 – Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today provided the following statement on Gov. Tom Wolf’s $34.1 billion budget proposal for fiscal 2019-20: “I am encouraged by the governor’s budget proposal for its emphasis on strengthening a...

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Dinniman: Sunoco Easements Expiring in Chester County

WEST CHESTER - February 1, 2019 – Sunoco’s temporary easements related to construction of the controversial Mariner East pipeline project are expiring at sites throughout Chester County, state Senator Andy Dinniman said today. In a lawsuit filed this afternoon in...

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