Tartaglione Senior Expos Scheduled for Oct. 13, Oct. 27

Harrisburg – Oct. 12, 2016 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) today reminded seniors that she is hosting two Senior Expos in Philadelphia in October. “The Senior Expos...

ADVISORY: State Senate Hearing in Monroeville this Thursday to Focus on Charter Schools

  At the request of state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a hearing on the role of charter schools in education.   Brewster is...

Senator Vincent J. Hughes Calls for Pennsylvania Senate to Begin Proceeding to Remove West York Mayor

Harrisburg, October 7th, 2016 – Today, State Senator Vincent J. Hughes sent a letter to Senator Joe Scarnati, President pro tempore of the Pennsylvania State Senate, calling for him to appoint a...

Fontana Lauds Progress of Lower Hill District Infrastructure Work

Pittsburgh, October 7, 2016 — State Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Brookline) today served as master of ribbon cutting ceremonies as officials and community leaders marked the opening of the new...

Yudichak Comments on New Shale Drilling Regulations

HARRISBURG, October 7, 2016 − State Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon), who serves as Democratic chair of the Senate Committee on Environmental Resources and Energy, today provided the...

FREE Health Care Enrollment Counseling: Medicare, ACA and Medicaid Offered at Sen. Kitchen...

PHILADELPHIA, October 7, 2016 – Philadelphians who need help navigating the healthcare marketplace, enrolling in a health insurance plan and wading through Medicare’s options and programs can get...

Wiley & PHEAA to Host Series of Free Financial Aid Seminars

Erie, October 7, 2016 –  As a Board member of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), Senator Sean D. Wiley (D-Erie) is proud to again partner in providing a series of free...

Committee Approves Yudichak Bill that Protects Emergency Responders on State Game Lands

Harrisburg, September 26, 2016 – The state Senate Committee on Labor and Industry today unanimously approved Sen. John Yudichak’s (D-Luzerne/Carbon) legislation that would provide state coverage...

Community Leaders to Offer Expert Testimony During Schwank’s Model Senate Committee Hearin...

HARRISBURG, March 26, 2015 – Sen. Judy Schwank will give students from her district a first-hand glimpse of life as a state lawmaker on Friday, March 27, at Albright College during the second...

Schwank to Join Medical Cannabis, Industrial Hemp Town Hall

READING, March 10, 2015 – Sen. Judy Schwank will join Lt. Gov. Mike Stack, Sen. Mike Folmer and others at 6:30 p.m., tomorrow, Wednesday, during a town hall meeting dealing with proposals to allow...

Policy Committee Panel Discussion to Focus on Returning Veterans

PHILADEPHIA, DEC. 6, 2011 — The Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a roundtable discussion on employment issues facing veterans returning home from military service.  This discussion...

Senate Democrats Call Electoral College Bill a Detriment to Urban Communities, Voter Parti...

WHO:               State Sens. Shirley Kitchen (D-Phila.), Mike Stack (D-Phila.), Larry Farnese (D-Phila.), Tina Tartaglione (D-Phila.), Vincent Hughes (D-Phila./Montgomery) and Anthony...

Senator Ferlo to Host UMPC-Highmark Town Hall

Pittsburgh, September 2, 2011– Senator Ferlo will host and moderate a town hall meeting to focus on consumer frustration and anger about the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and...

Senate Democratic Policy Committee Roundtable Discussion to Focus on Food Safety

WHO:             State Sens. Lisa Boscola (D-Lehigh/Monroe/Northampton), Judy Schwank (D-Berks), Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and John Wozniak (D-...

Ferlo to Host UMPC-Highmark Town Hall

Pittsburgh, August 15, 2011– State Senator Jim Ferlo (D-Allegheny) will host and moderate a town hall meeting focusing on consumer concerns regarding the dispute between the University of...

Senate Law and Justice Committee to Discuss Direct Shipment of Wine

HARRISBURG, August 9, 2011 — State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) will join with state Sen. John Pippy (R- Allegheny) and the Senate Law and Justice Committee at a public hearing to discuss wine...

Senators Yudichak and Costa to Discuss Education Issues

WILKES BARRE, August 8, 2011 –State Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne) and Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) will meet with East Stroudsburg University President and senior...

Senators Schwank and Hughes Discuss Budget/Economic Issues with Local Officials

Sens. Schwank and Hughes will meet with municipal officials from the 11thSenatorial District to discuss the recently passed 2011-12 state budget and to provide information on economic development resources and other programs. All municipalities in the 11th District are invited to attend.

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