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Senator Kearney to Host Diaper Drive for Local Families

Senator Kearney to Host Diaper Drive for Local Families

SPRINGFIELD, PA – November 17, 2021 – Senator Tim Kearney (D-Delaware), in partnership with Maternity Care Coalition, will host a diaper drive this holiday season to help local families in need.  Now through December 17, people can drop off new and unused...

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Senator Collett Reacts to DEP PFAS MCL Plan Announcement

Senator Collett Reacts to DEP PFAS MCL Plan Announcement

Lower Gwynedd, Pa. − November 16, 2021 − Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) approved its plan to set maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) of two forms of Perfluoroalkyl and...

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Sen. Schwank to Host Telephone Town Hall on Fraud

Sen. Schwank to Host Telephone Town Hall on Fraud

Reading, PA – November 15 - State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district) will host a telephone town hall on Thursday, November 18 at 7 P.M. on fraud prevention. The event will give constituents an opportunity to ask questions they may have about how to protect themselves...

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Muth, Sturla introduce Pennsylvania Water Resource Act

Muth, Sturla introduce Pennsylvania Water Resource Act

HARRISBURG, November 8, 2021 – State Sen. Katie Muth, D-Chester/Montgomery/Berks, and State Rep. Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, announced today that they have introduced the Pennsylvania Water Resource Act in both the House (H.B. 20) and the Senate (S.B. 868) to improve...

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Schwank, Adams Announce Pardon Project of Berks County

Schwank, Adams Announce Pardon Project of Berks County

Reading, PA- November 1, 2021- Today, State Senator Judy Schwank (D-11th district) and Berks County District Attorney John Adams announced the beginning of the Pardon Project of Berks County. Pardon Projects pair individuals seeking a pardon for a past crime with a...

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Senate Passes Wilding’s Law with Bipartisan Support

Senate Passes Wilding’s Law with Bipartisan Support

Harrisburg, October 26, 2021 − The Pennsylvania Senate passed Officer John Wilding’s Law (Senate Bill 814) today, which creates a new offense of “evading arrest or detention on foot.”  Introduced by Senator Marty Flynn (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) and Senator...

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Bill Would Expand Access to Solar Power

Bill Would Expand Access to Solar Power

Harrisburg, PA − October 26, 2021 − Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) and Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) have introduced legislation that would expand access to solar power through a local voluntary program, while ensuring adequate ratepayer protection. Senate Bill 919,...

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