Senator Schwank Introduces NDA Ban for Sexual Harassment Settlements

Harrisburg, November 13, 2017 − Sen. Judy Schwank will introduce legislation that will ensure victims of sexual harassment or sexual misconduct are not silenced by a non-disclosure...

Sen. Tartaglione, Rep. Dawkins Announce $1 Million Allocation for Frankford Veterans Post

PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 11, 2017 – Omelets, waffles and an extraordinary funding announcement were all on the menu when state Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione and state Rep. Jason Dawkins cooked breakfast for the members of Lloyd C. Wilson Jr. Memorial American Legion Post 224 on Veterans Day. The lawmakers revealed that they had successfully obtained a $1 million allocation for physical improvements to the post as part of Pennsylvania’s recently enacted capital budget for fiscal year 2017-18.

Senator Yudichak Statement on Proposed Changes Being Considered by the Penn State Board of Trustees

Harrisburg, November 9, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) issued the following statement today on proposed changes to the Pennsylvania State University charter and bylaws that...

Schwank Hosting a Home Water Workshop

Reading, November 2, 2017 − Sen. Judy Schwank is hosting a Home Water Workshop for residents who get their drinking water from a private well, spring or cistern on Thursday, Nov. 16, at Penn...

Sens. Street and Greenleaf to Host Discussion on Criminal Justice Reform

HARRISBURG – November 2, 2017 – State Sens. Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia) and Stewart J. Greenleaf (R-Montgomery/Bucks) will host a roundtable discussion on Nov. 13 in Harrisburg on...

Hughes Applauds Mayor Kenney’s Plan to End State Oversight of Phila. Public Schools

PHILADELPHIA, November 2, 2017 — State Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia) issued the following statement on Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney’s announcement that he will seek to end state oversight...

Sen. Tartaglione Joins Gov. Wolf, Colleagues and City Officials to Sign New ‘Stop-an...

PHILADELPHIA, PA – November 2, 2017 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione, Gov. Tom Wolf, Mayor Jim Kenney and legislators from throughout Philadelphia yesterday celebrated the enactment of new legislation that will help local and state authorities curb nuisance shops that sell alcohol.

Senator Yudichak, Representative Pashinski, and Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George’s Statement...

Wilkes-Barre, November 1, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon), Representative Eddie Day Pashinski (D-Luzerne County), and City of Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George released the...

Senators Urge Yes Vote on Property Tax Ballot Referendum

Citizens of Pennsylvania will have an opportunity to cast their vote for an important ballot question which could lead to real property tax reform. We are urging citizens to vote yes. 

Senator Yudichak Hosts Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee Public Heari...

PITTSTON, October 30, 2017– The state Senate Environmental Resources & Energy (ERE) Committee held a public hearing today in Pittston on lead exposure and mitigation in Pennsylvania. Testifiers...

Brewster: Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Coverage Begins Nov. 1

Harrisburg – October 30, 2017 — Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) reminded individuals and families who need health coverage through the Affordable Care Act for 2018 that the open...

Senator Tartaglione, Rep. Dawkins to Co-Host ‘Fright Night’

Families will celebrate Halloween while learning how to prepare for the winter months PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 30, 2017 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione and state Rep. Jason Dawkins invite...

Sabatina: Home Heating Assistance Application Opens Nov. 1  

PHILADELPHIA, October 30, 2017 — State Sen. John Sabatina today announced that residents in need of home heating assistance can apply for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program...

Leach Bill to Require Integrated Annual Budget Vote

HARRISBURG – October 30, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today announced plans to change the way the Commonwealth conducts its annual budget process. Leach’s...

Senator Tartaglione, Police Captain Remind Trick or Treaters and Parents to Celebrate Hall...

These valuable tips can prevent the sweetest holiday of the year from turning sour PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 28, 2017 – Halloween is one of the sweetest times of the year. It’s the...

Senator Tartaglione Gets Flu Shot, Delivers Information to Seniors and Caregivers in Fox C...

PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 27, 2017 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione is a firm believer in preventative medicine. On Thursday morning, she let her arm do her talking on the subject. Sen. Tartaglione chose her own Senior Expo at Fox Chase Recreation Center to receive her annual flu shot courtesy of Rite Aid. The Pennsylvania-headquartered pharmacy chain was among 60 public and private agencies and service providers who participated in the senator’s third Senior Expo of the year and her first ever at the Northeast Philadelphia venue.

Media Advisory: Senator Yudichak to Host Public Hearing on Lead Exposure and Mitigation

PITTSTON, October 27, 2017 − State Senator John Yudichak (D-14) will host a public hearing on lead exposure and mitigation in Pittston with the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy...

Senator Farnese Applauds Passage of Gaming Legislation, Economic Development Funding for P...

Harrisburg, PA – October 26, 2017 – Senator Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) voted for the omnibus gaming bill that is on its way to the Governor. The bill, House Bill 271, is an important...

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