Dozens of Residents Learn About Overdose Crisis at Leach Forum

HARRISBURG – October 26, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) last night joined about 30 local residents, community leaders, and experts in substance abuse treatment for his...

Schwank Named to Pennsylvania Commission for Women

Harrisburg, October 25, 2017 − Gov. Tom Wolf recently named Sen. Judy Schwank to the Pennsylvania Commission for Women. The Commission for Women, which was created by Executive Order and consists...

Schwank Bill on POW-MIA Flag Approved by Senate

Harrisburg, October 25, 2017  Legislation sponsored by Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) that would require the POW-MIA flag to be flown whenever the American and state flags are flown on state...

Brewster, Human Services Corp., YWCA to Host Health Coverage and LIHEAP Enrollment Event

Harrisburg – October 25, 2017 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland), in partnership with Human Services Center Corporation (HSCC) in Turtle Creek and the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh,...

Hughes: Legislation Addresses ‘Stop-and-Go’ Liquor, Fixes City AVI

HARRISBURG, October 24, 2017 — State Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia) issued the following statement on the passage of legislation that addresses problematic “stop and go” liquor...

Sabatina Collecting Donations of Winter Outerwear to Help Local Families

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24, 2017—State Sen. John Sabatina is participating in Catholic Community Services’ ninth annual Operation Bundle Up by collecting winter coats and winter accessories for...

Senator Tartaglione Welcomes Disability Employment Advocates to Pennsylvania Capitol

HARRISBURG, PA, October 23, 2017 – Pennsylvania Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione’s annual Disability Employment Awareness Day connected hundreds of State Capitol visitors with advocacy organizations from across the Commonwealth this afternoon.

City of Hazleton to Provide Police Coverage to Banks Township

Hazleton, October 23, 2017 —  Hazleton Mayor Jeff Cusat today announced a municipal agreement between Banks Township and the city of Hazleton for the Hazleton Police Department to provide...

Senator Tartaglione to Host Annual Disability Employment Awareness Day at Pennsylvania Cap...

Service dogs and disability simulation devices among the resources and services to be showcased for the public on Monday HARRISBURG, PA, October 20, 2017– Pennsylvania Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione...

Senator Tartaglione, Rep. Dawkins Facilitate Sexual Violence Prevention Conversation in Wi...

Philadelphia – October 20, 2017 – Pennsylvania Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione partnered with Rep. Jason Dawkins and the Philadelphia-based Women Organized Against Rape on Thursday evening to...

Senator Yudichak Lauds Passage of Administrative Code

HARRISBURG, October 19, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) lauded passage of House Bill 118, an omnibus Administrative Code bill that will now go to Governor Wolf for his...

Senator Jay Costa Commends Angels’ Place Inc. for Receiving Seal of Excellence

Harrisburg – October 13, 2017 – Senator Costa’s office announced today that Angels’ Place Inc. located in Pittsburgh has been awarded the Seal of Excellence by the Pennsylvania Association of...

Area Lawmakers Host Luzerne County Senior Expo

Kingston, October 12, 2017 − Senator John Yudichak (D-14), Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), Representative Aaron Kaufer (R-120), and Representative Gerald Mullery (D-119) hosted the 2017...

Tartaglione Resolution Urges Emergency Assistance for Puerto Rico

Harrisburg – October 3, 2017 – A Senate resolution urging the President and Congress to make emergency financial assistance available for Puerto Rico as it seeks to recover from the devastation...

Senator Art Haywood Announces Plans to Introduce Single-Payer Healthcare Legislation in Pe...

Abington, PA – September 28, 2017 – Senator Art Haywood (D, Montgomery/Philadelphia) today announced his plan to introduce health insurance legislation that will cover everybody and reduce...

Hughes Statement on PA Supreme Court Ruling on William Penn School District

HARRISBURG, September 28, 2017 — State Sen. Vincent Hughes applauded the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision today on William Penn School District v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania school funding...

Schwank Hosting Financial Aid Seminar

Reading, September 26, 2017 – Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency are holding a College Financial Aid Awareness Seminar at 7 p.m. on Oct. 5 at the...

Sen. Hughes to Host Roundtable Discussion on Voter Access

PHILADELPHIA, September 25, 2017 — To dig deeper into growing concerns with respect to voting in Pennsylvania, provide an update on national issues around voting and discuss a package of...

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