Yudichak Announces DCED Greenways, Recreation, and Trails Grants

HARRISBURG, October 24, 2016 − State Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) today announced that seven projects in Luzerne County will receive over $600,000 in state funding from the Department of...

Brewster Welcomes New State Investments for Recreation Projects in Allegheny, Westmoreland

Harrisburg – October 24, 2016 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said that he welcomes new state investment in communities throughout his district after today’s announcement...

Schwank Announces $180,000 in State Grants to Improve Recreation in the 11th Senate District

Harrisburg – October 24, 2016 – State Senator Judith L. Schwank today announced that two Berks County municipalities, Laureldale Borough and Exeter Township, have been approved by the...

Farnese: State Funding for Fairmount Park Project and Yards Brewing Relocation

Harrisburg – October 24, 2016 – A $180,000 grant to create a connecting trail to the Schuylkill River Trail in East Fairmount Park and a $2.5 million loan to help with the relocation and...

Fontana Announces State Funds for Three Local Projects

HARRISBURG, October 24, 2016 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today announced a total of $1.4 million in state grant and loan funds for three Allegheny County projects.   “This state support...

Teplitz: Home Heating Assistance Application Opens Nov. 1

HARRISBURG, Oct. 21, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz today announced that residents in need of home heating assistance can apply for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) starting...

Markosek, Brewster Announce State Funding for Allegheny Petroleum Expansion Project 

HARRISBURG, October 20, 2016 – A vital economic development project planned by Wilmerding-based Allegheny Petroleum Products Inc. at its flagship facility will move forward thanks to a million...

Brewster: State Funds Approved to Replace West Elizabeth Sewage Treatment Plant

Harrisburg – October 19, 2016 – More than $8 million has been approved to build a new sewage treatment plant in West Elizabeth, according to state Sen. Jim Brewster...

State Financing to Help Fund Sanitary Sewer Improvements in Everett, Wozniak Says

Harrisburg – Oct. 19, 2016 – A combined financing package of $4.75 million was approved for the Everett Borough Municipal Authority to make system upgrades and repair leaking sewer mains,...

Wozniak: State Approves Robust Financing Package for Cambria Sewer System Upgrades

Harrisburg – Oct. 19, 2016 – A state authority has approved more than $30 million in financing for sewer system upgrades in three municipalities in Cambria County, state Sen. John N. Wozniak (D-Cambria/Bedford/Clearfield) said today.

Returning Service Members Able to Run for Local Office under Senate-approved Bill Develope...

HARRISBURG, Oct. 18, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz today applauded the Senate’s approval of legislation that he developed that would ensure that military service members aren’t excluded from...

Gas Drillers Need to Work With our Communities, Not Against Them

by Sen. Wayne D. Fontana I was disappointed to hear that the Marcellus Shale Coalition is already scurrying into court in an attempt to overturn parts of Pennsylvania’s new gas drilling...

Senator Judy Schwank Sponsoring Two College Financial Aid Events This Week

Harrisburg, October 17, 2016 – On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, beginning at 7 p.m., Senator Judy Schwank is sponsoring her annual College Financial Aid Awareness Seminar in the Commissioners Board...

ADVISORY: Policy Discussion in Harrisburg to Focus on Teplitz’s Government Reform Package...

At the request of state Sen. Rob Teplitz (D-Dauphin/Perry), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a roundtable discussion in Harrisburg this Wednesday on ways to reform government to...

Farnese Announces $3M in Grants for Center City Projects

PHILADELPHIA, October 14, 2016 – Two Center City redevelopment projects will receive $3 million in assistance from a state program aimed at fostering cultural and economic growth, Sen. Larry...

Haywood Issues Statement on Grant for Old York and Susquehanna Road Intersection Upgrades

Harrisburg – Oct. 14, 2016 – Intersection improvements at Old York and Susquehanna Roads in Abington Township will be funded through a $565,000 state grant, state Sen. Art Haywood...

Brewster: $4.2 Million for McKeesport Commons, RIDC and New Kensington Development

Harrisburg – October 14, 2016 – A total of $4.2 million in state grant funding has been approved for three important economic development projects in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties, state...

Farnese Announces More Than $1.7 Million in Grant Funds for First Senatorial District

Harrisburg – October 14, 2016 –  Two popular cycling and outdoor recreation trail projects will receive more than $1.7 million in grant funds needed to improve safety for residents, state...

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