Yudichak Announces Pre-K Counts Grant for Lehighton Area School District

HARRISBURG, August 3, 2017 – Senator John T. Yudichak (Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that the Lehighton Area School District was awarded a $170,000 Pre-Kindergarten (“Pre-K”) Counts grant...

Senator Yudichak and Corrections Officers Union Call on General Assembly to Approve Comprehensive Prison Closure Reform

NANTICOKE, August 2, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) urged the General Assembly to approve reforms of Pennsylvania’s prison closure process as quickly as possible. Last week,...

Brewster Applauds PurePenn at Groundbreaking in McKeesport

McKeesport – July 27, 2017 – At today’s groundbreaking for PurePenn, one of Pennsylvania’s first medical cannabis facilities, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) offered...

Tartaglione Says Revenue Package that includes AVI Fix Helps Philadelphia, Provides Fiscal Stability

Harrisburg – July 27, 2017 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) said today that the bipartisan revenue package adopted by the state Senate would fix the Actual Value Initiative (AVI) for Philadelphia and is a vast improvement, but new provisions impacting collective bargaining rights for teachers is an affront to labor unions that would cause irreparable harm.

Boscola, Brown Hail Senate Approval of Northampton County P3

Harrisburg – July 27, 2017 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton) and Northampton County Executive John Brown released the following statements applauding the Senate’s approval of...

Senate Includes Fontana’s Water Line Replacement Language in Revenue Package

Harrisburg – July 27, 2017 – The state Senate today approved a budget revenue package that includes state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana’s legislation that would allow local governments to tap various...

Sen. Street Hosts A Business Diversity & Inclusion Event

PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2017 — State Sen. Sharif Street, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of General Services and the Philadelphia Office of Economic Opportunity, are hosting a Diverse & Minority Business Forum on Thursday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Temple University’s Student Center, 1755 N. 13th St. in Philadelphia.

Despite Melan-Collie Weather, Leach’s Dog Park Day Shepherds in Good Times

HARRISBURG – July 25, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Delaware/Montgomery) yesterday held his 9th annual Dog Park Day in the bark-ing lot of the Haverford Reserve Dog Park in Haverford,...

Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority Launches Regional Stormwater Management Project

WILKES-BARRE, July 18, 2017 — On the banks of the Susquehanna River, the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority (“WVSA”) launched an innovative regional stormwater management project that could be a...

Rick Kauffman Named to Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission

Harrisburg, July 18, 2017 – On Monday, July 17th, the Pennsylvania Senate approved Rick Kauffman’s appointment by Gov. Tom Wolf to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. Kauffman, Bern...

Senator John Yudichak Releases Statement on Welfare Reform Bill

HARRISBURG, July 10, 2017 — The Pennsylvania Senate approved a welfare reform bill (“SB 6”) this afternoon intended to deter fraud and preserve government benefits for senior citizens,...

Reading Revolution Summer Programs Kick Off in the Northwest

 PHILADELPHIA – July 10, 2017 – Senator Art Haywood (4th District) today announced the opening of the inaugural “Read to Succeed” summer camps he is hosting in partnership with Senator...

Boscola Lauds Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Lehigh Valley

HARRISBURG, June 29, 2017 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola provided the following statement after the state Department of Health today awarded two Lehigh Valley businesses medical marijuana dispensary...

Leach Unsatisfied By Bare Bones Budget

HARRISBURG – June 29, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today commented on the $31.9 billion spending deal reached today for Pennsylvania’s 2017-2018 budget. The deal...

Senator John Yudichak Announces $1 Million Award for Demolition of Coxton Bridge

WILKES-BARRE, June 28, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) announced that the Department of Community and Economic Development (“DCED”) has awarded $1 million to finance the...

Leach Reads Letter from Sandy Hook Survivors In Opposition to Teacher Gun Bill

HARRISBURG – June 28, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today commented on the passage of Senate Bill 383, which would allow school districts to equip school...

In Dramatic Fashion, Leach Recognizes Winners of His Ninth Annual Good Citizenship Award

HARRISBURG – June 28, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) hosted a reception this evening to recognize winners of his ninth annual Good Citizenship Award, and he did so in...

Mon-Fayette Expressway Boosted by SPC Vote

Brewster Issues Statement of Support Harrisburg – June 26, 2017 – The effort to build the final 14-mile phase of the Mon-Fayette Expressway received a significant boost today when the...

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