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Senator Tartaglione Sworn Into Historic Eighth Senate Term

Senator Tartaglione Sworn Into Historic Eighth Senate Term

Harrisburg, PA – January 3, 2023 − Today, Pennsylvania Senator Christine M. Tartaglione was sworn into her eighth term serving as the Pennsylvania Senator from the 2nd District which includes portions of Philadelphia. Senator Tartaglione was also officially named...

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Sen. Fontana Statement on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sen. Fontana Statement on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County – December 16, 2022 – Today, Pennsylvania State Senator Wayne Fontana issued the following statement in solidarity with the striking members of the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh: "As a former Pittsburgh Post-Gazette driver and member of Teamsters...

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Senator Haywood Responds to LGBTQ+ Protections

Senator Haywood Responds to LGBTQ+ Protections

Harrisburg, Pa. – December 13, 2022 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement in support of new regulations to protect the LGBTQ+ community in the Commonwealth: “I applaud the recent regulatory changes that formalize...

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Senator Flynn to Host Health Care Enrollment Event Wednesday

Senator Flynn to Host Health Care Enrollment Event Wednesday

SCRANTON, PA – November 28, 2022 – Senator Marty Flynn (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne) will be sponsoring a Health Care Enrollment Event on Wednesday, November 30th at 5:30PM at the Taylor Community Library. A representative from Pennie, Pennsylvania’s health care marketplace...

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Tartaglione Elected as First Female Senate Democrat Whip

Tartaglione Elected as First Female Senate Democrat Whip

Harrisburg, PA - November 15, 2022 − Today, Senator Christine Tartaglione was elected by her Senate Democratic colleagues to become the first female to serve as Democratic Whip in Pennsylvania Senate history. Senator Tartaglione is also the first person with a...

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Senators Lindsey Williams and Jay Costa Announce $2 Million for ACTION Housing, Allegheny County Rehabilitation Program 

Senators Lindsey Williams and Jay Costa Announce $2 Million for ACTION Housing, Allegheny County Rehabilitation Program 

November 2, 2022 − LAWRENCEVILLE, PA − Today, at the Goodwill of Southwestern PA, Senator Lindsey Williams, Senator Jay Costa, and Representative Sara Innamorato announced the allocation of $2 million to ACTION Housing to be delivered to low-income homeowners in Allegheny County. The grant was awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). 

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Schwank Applaud Passage of Expedited Partner Therapy Act

Schwank Applaud Passage of Expedited Partner Therapy Act

Harrisburg — November 1, 2022 — The Pennsylvania House of Representatives recently passed Senate Bill 317, sponsored by Sens. Patrick Browne (R-Lehigh), Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne), Judy Schwank (D-Berks), and Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia) by a vote of 173 to 26. ...

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Sen. Fontana Statement on VisitPittsburgh

Sen. Fontana Statement on VisitPittsburgh

Allegheny County – October 28, 2022 – Today, Pennsylvania State Senator Wayne Fontana issued the following statement regarding VisitPittsburgh’s continued advocacy and lobbying in Harrisburg for additional tax dollars: “I was dismayed to read the statement...

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Senator Haywood Responds to Tax Reform Code Amendment

Senator Haywood Responds to Tax Reform Code Amendment

Harrisburg, Pa. – October 27, 2022 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement in support of an amendment to House Bill 1059, legislation designed to improve the Tax Reform Code: “On Wednesday, I voted yes on the tax...

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