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Brewster Leads Effort to Reopen Bunola River Road

Brewster Leads Effort to Reopen Bunola River Road

McKeesport – February 19, 2020 – The Bunola River Road that services Elizabeth and Forward Townships, Elizabeth Borough and West Elizabeth that was closed to traffic in late January has now reopened following the installation of traffic signals, state Sen. Jim...

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Senator Dinniman Announces Retirement

Senator Dinniman Announces Retirement

WEST CHESTER (February 7, 2020) — State Senator Andy Dinniman today released the following statement: “For nearly 30 years, as your Chester County Commissioner and State Senator, I have had the privilege of building a close relationship with the people of Chester...

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Senator Haywood Responds to Governor Wolf’s Budget Address

Senator Haywood Responds to Governor Wolf’s Budget Address

Harrisburg – February 4, 2020 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement today supporting Governor Tom Wolf’s Budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year: “I support the Governor’s budget to create a stronger Commonwealth. It’s...

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Dinniman Response to Governor’s 2020-2021 Budget Address

Dinniman Response to Governor’s 2020-2021 Budget Address

WEST CHESTER (February 4, 2020) – State Senator Andy Dinniman today issued the following statement in response to Governor Wolf’s 2020-2021 budget address: “I strongly support the governor’s proposal to increase funding for public education. When it comes to the...

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Sen. Farnese Statement on Gov. Wolf’s Budget Address

Sen. Farnese Statement on Gov. Wolf’s Budget Address

Harrisburg, PA − February 4, 2020 − State Sen. Larry Farnese released the following statement regarding today’s 2020-21 budget address by Gov. Tom Wolf: "In his budget address today, Gov. Wolf stood up for two top priorities in my district. “His $1 billion plan for...

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Governor’s Budget Plan Touts Numerous Fontana Initiatives

Governor’s Budget Plan Touts Numerous Fontana Initiatives

HARRISBURG, February 4, 2020 – Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today provided the following statement on Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed $36 billion budget for fiscal 2020-21: “This budget plan would hold the line on taxes while stoking investment in education, job...

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News Digest :: February 1, 2020

Legislature Lawmakers hope to shield communities impacted by state facility closures https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/lawmakers-hope-to-shield-communities-impacted-by-state-facility-closures-1.2589962 American Legion offers monthly assistance to veterans in...

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Tartaglione Joins Wolf to Announce $1.1 Billion Funding Plan to Fix Toxic Schools And Community Infrastructure

Tartaglione Joins Wolf to Announce $1.1 Billion Funding Plan to Fix Toxic Schools And Community Infrastructure

Harrisburg, PA, January 30, 2020 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) yesterday joined Governor Tom Wolf and many of her legislative colleagues to announce a $1.1 billion combined state and federal funding proposal for the remediation of toxic materials including asbestos and lead from Pennsylvania’s schools, day care centers, homes, and public water systems.

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Senate Committee Focuses on Corporate Tax Fairness

Senate Committee Focuses on Corporate Tax Fairness

Harrisburg, January 29, 2020 – At the request of Senators Katie Muth (D-Berks/Chester/Montgomery) and John Blake (D-Lackawanna), the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a public hearing on ways to make corporate taxes more equitable.

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