Senator Haywood Officially Introduces Resolution to Name June “Gun Violence Awareness Month” in Pennslyvania

Harrisburg − June 20, 2017 − Officially introduced as SR 148, Senator Haywood’s resolution to recognize June as “Gun Violence Awareness” month in the commonwealth aims to...

Television Program Features Discussion of Opioid Crisis, Brewster’s Legislation

Harrisburg – June 19, 2017 – The “Pennsylvania Report” featuring state Sen. Jim Brewster is focused on the state’s opioid and heroin crisis and Brewster’s legislation to effectively deal...

Costa Thanks Attorney General Shapiro for Opioid Marketing Investigation

Harrisburg – June 15, 2017 – State Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) issued the following statement thanking Attorney General Josh Shapiro for joining the investigation into potentially misleading...

Sen. Street Resolution Recognizing Eid al-Fitr Holiday Approved in Senate

HARRISBURG, June 14, 2017 — The Pennsylvania Senate today unanimously approved a Senate resolution authored by state Sen. Sharif Street observing June 25, 2017 as “Eid al-Fitr Day” in...

Lawmakers Announce Voting Access Improvement Package 

HARRISBURG, June 13, 2017 — A group of Democratic lawmakers announced a package of bills today aimed at increasing voter participation in Pennsylvania.  “We are committed...

Senator Yudichak Comments on Legislative Activity on Pennsylvania’s Recycling Program

Harrisburg, June 13, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) issued the following statement regarding the public hearing held today by the Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution and...

Senator Baker and Senator Yudichak React to Federal Denial for Disaster Declaration Reques...

Harrisburg, June 13, 2017 — State Senator Lisa Baker (R-20th district) and State Senator John Yudichak (D-14th District) issued a joint statement following today’s announcement that the...

Schwank, Argall Bill on Work Zone Speed Cameras Passes Senate

Harrisburg, June 10, 2017  A bill introduced by Sen. Judy Schwank and Sen. David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) to protect construction workers and improve driver safety in active work zones was...

Leach Holds Annual Lemonade Stand for Childhood Cancer Research in Bryn Mawr

HARRISBURG – June 9, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today hosted a lemonade stand in Bryn Mawr to raise money for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a local...

Fontana Resists President’s Decision on Paris Accord; Calls for Meeting with Trump

Harrisburg – June 8, 2017 – Senator Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) today called on President Trump to meet with leaders from the City of Pittsburgh to understand the impact of his decision to exit...

Boscola Statement on Pension Reform Passage

Bethlehem, June 8, 2017 – Following today’s House vote and the governor’s pledge to enact the bill, state Senator Lisa Boscola today provided the following statement on the public employee...

Senate Approves Resolution Creating Task Force to Investigate Threat of Lead Exposure in P...

Harrisburg, June 6, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) announced that Senate Resolution 33 (SR 33) — which creates a bipartisan task force to investigate the scope of...

Senator Yudichak Announces Support for Pension Reform Bill

Harrisburg, June 5, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon), long an advocate of pension reform, voted in favor of the Senate’s pension reform bill (SB 1) because it responsibly...

Two Dozen MontCo Veterans Obtain Discount ID Cards at Leach/Sorg Event Today

HARRISBURG – June 5, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) and Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg today co-hosted an event at which about two dozen local veterans...

Williams to Host a Discussion on Creating a Peaceful Community in Delaware County

Harrisburg – June 2, 2017 – State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) will be hosting a discussion on what it takes to build a peaceful community on Sat. June 3, 2017 from 10 a.m....

Leach Comments on President Trump’s Paris Accord Decision

HARRISBURG – June 1, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today commented on President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States of America from participation...

Leach Comments on Major PA Supreme Court Holding on Civil Asset Forfeiture

HARRISBURG – May 25, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) reacted to today’s Pennsylvania Supreme Court holding on civil asset forfeiture in the Commonwealth. The...

Local Share Fix Includes Grant to Upgrade the Banana Factory

HARRISBURG, May 24, 2017 – Today, as part of House Bill 271, the State Senate fixed the local share issue and included a dedicated funding source to upgrade the Banana Factory.  The bill now...

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