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Senator Hughes issues statement on SB 1166 passing the PA Senate

Senator Hughes issues statement on SB 1166 passing the PA Senate

HARRISBURG — June 10, 2020 — State Senator Vincent Hughes issued the following statement after Senate Bill 1166 passed the senate Wednesday. An amendment from Senator Hughes  was also adopted by the Senate Wednesday and would prohibit racial and ethnic...

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Statement from PA Senate Democrats on Racial Equity

Statement from PA Senate Democrats on Racial Equity

Harrisburg, Pa. − June 8, 2020 − Today the Senate Democratic Caucus reaffirmed its commitment to the cause of racial equity. They issued the following joint statement: Like many of you, we in the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus are struggling with the death of...

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Leach Issues Statement on Mail-In Ballot Complications

Leach Issues Statement on Mail-In Ballot Complications

HARRISBURG – May 29, 2020 − State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today issued the following statement regarding concerns surrounding mail-in ballots. Leach’s statement: “This coming Tuesday, June 2nd, we are going to be conducting the 2020 primary...

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Brewster: $215 Million in School Safety Grants Pass Senate

Brewster: $215 Million in School Safety Grants Pass Senate

Harrisburg – May 28, 2020 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today that the Senate has passed legislation (House Bill 1210) to drive out nearly $215 million to help school districts pay for costs associated with protecting children, cleaning buildings...

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Farnese Statement on Budget Agreement

Farnese Statement on Budget Agreement

HARRISBURG, May 28, 2020  – State Sen. Larry Farnese released the following statement regarding his “no” vote today on the General Appropriations Bill: “Last June, I voted against the state budget agreement because it lacked a commitment to remediate the...

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Brewster Bill to Modernize Fish Code Approved by Committee

Brewster Bill to Modernize Fish Code Approved by Committee

Harrisburg – May 28, 2020 – Legislation to modernize the Fish Code and help anglers comply with state licensure requirements was approved unanimously by the Senate’s Game and Fisheries Committee, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said. “The measure...

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