Fontana Speaks Out at Harrisburg Senate Hearing to Save SCI-Pittsburgh

Harrisburg – January 23, 2017 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today spoke out at a joint Capitol hearing to save SCI-Pittsburgh from closing. The hearing was jointly held this morning by the Senate’s respective judiciary and policy committees. Lawmakers heard testimony from Corrections Department administrators, county prosecutors and others.

Schwank and Lt. Governor Mike Stack to Host Seminar on Dealing with Criminal Records

Reading, January 18, 2017  Sen. Judy Schwank is hosting an informational seminar on pardons, expungements and the new Limited Access processes on Saturday, Jan. 28, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Muhlenberg Township municipal building at 210 George Street.

Sen. Street Appointed to Senate Appropriations Committee

HARRISBURG, Jan. 23, 2017 — State Sen. Sharif Street will play a key role in the 2017-18 state budget negotiations as a newly appointed member of the Senate Appropriations Committee. “I’m...

Sen. Boscola Re-appointed Democratic Chair of Senate Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure

  BETHLEHEM, January 20, 2017 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh) today was re-appointed Democratic chair of the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure...

Senator Haywood Named as Member of Senate Appropriations Committee

HARRISBURG, January 20, 2017 – Senator Art Haywood was named today as a member of the Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee. Mid-way through his first term, this will be Senator Haywood’s...

Tartaglione: Treasury Unveils New PA ABLE Savings Account Program Website

Harrisburg – January 18, 2017 – A new website administered by the Pennsylvania Treasury will provide access to information about savings accounts designed to aid individuals with disabilities and...

Williams, Special Guest WRNB’s Lady B to Host Meeting Promoting Peaceful Communities

Harrisburg – January 17, 2017 – In an effort to promote peaceful communities, state Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) along with WRNB’s Lady B will host a meeting with elected officials, police chiefs and concerned citizens on Jan. 21 in Collingdale.

Senator Sharif Street Invites Public to ‘Pathway to Pardons’ Opportunity Fair

PHILADELPHIA, January 17, 2017 —  State Senator Sharif Street will join Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack and the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons to assist individuals with criminal record relief and economic empowerment at an upcoming “Pathway to Pardons” Opportunity Fair. The event takes place on Monday, February 13 at 6 p.m. at Murrell Dobbins CTE High School, 2150 W. Lehigh Avenue in Philadelphia.

Fontana Tours SCI-Pittsburgh and Meets with Prison Officials on Possible Closing

Brookline – January 17, 2017 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today toured SCI-Pittsburgh and met with prison workers and officials on the facility’s possible closing. The 24-acre...

Farnese Announces $1.5 Million Grant for Mazzoni Center

Harrisburg – January 17, 2016 – Lauding the efforts of the Mazzoni Center to provide health care services for members of the LGBTQ community, State Senator Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) today...

ADVISORY: Senator Fontana to Tour SCI-Pittsburgh Tuesday

State Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Brookline) will tour SCI-Pittsburgh and meet with prison workers and officials to discuss the facility’s possible closing. The tour is set for Tuesday at 10:30...

State Senator John Yudichak and Representative Mullery Highlight Prison Closure Impact Upo...

Nanticoke, January 13, 2017 − State Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) and State Representative Gerald Mullery (D-Newport Township) hosted a meeting today at the Greater Nanticoke Area...

Sabatina Announces State Grant for Riverfront Trail Project in Tacony

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11, 2017 — The City of Philadelphia has been awarded a significant state grant to expand the trail along the Delaware River in Tacony, according to state Sen. John Sabatina, the...

Northeastern Pennsylvania Delegation Visits SCI-Retreat and Meets with Prison Staff and Em...

NANTICOKE, January 10, 2017 — State Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) and the entire Northeastern Pennsylvania delegation visited State Correctional Institute at Retreat...

Senator Yudichak Announces American Paper Bag, LLC Headquarters in Sugar Notch Borough

NANTICOKE, January 10, 2017 – State Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that American Paper Bag LLC will base its corporate headquarters and a manufacturing facility in Sugar...

Williams, McClinton to Host Criminal Record Expungement and Sealing Clinic

Harrisburg – January 10, 2017 – A free criminal record expungement and sealing clinic has been scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Myers Recreation Center in...

Senator Yudichak Announces $1 Million Transportation Alternative Program Grant for Wilkes ...

NANTICOKE, January 10, 2016 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Carbon/Luzerne) announced today that Wilkes University will receive $1 million from the Transportation Alternative Program (“TAP”)...

Yudichak and Mullery Call for Public Hearings on State Prison Closure Plan

NANTICOKE, January 10, 2017 − State Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) and State Representative Gerald Mullery met with SCI-Retreat corrections officers at an informational meeting hosted by...

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