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Leach’s Statement On Felony Murder Hearing

Leach’s Statement On Felony Murder Hearing

HARRISBURG  – June 4, 2018 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today released the following statement at the conclusion of today’s Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Senate Bill 293. “One of the foundational principles of justice is...

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Dinniman Vows to Fight Appeal of Mariner East Shutdown

Dinniman Vows to Fight Appeal of Mariner East Shutdown

WEST CHESTER (May 29, 2018) –  State Senator Andy Dinniman said he would fight Sunoco’s attempts to appeal a Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) judge’s order to halt operation of the Mariner East 1 pipeline and prohibit construction of the Mariner East 2 and...

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Sabatina: Apprenticeship Grants Approved for Philadelphia

Sabatina: Apprenticeship Grants Approved for Philadelphia

Harrisburg, April 4, 2018 – Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) announced apprenticeship grant funding has been approved for a variety of services and associations in his district. “These grants will continue to help individuals in our area receive the job training...

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Boscola Announces Three Job Training Grants

Boscola Announces Three Job Training Grants

Bethlehem, April 3, 2018 − State Sen. Lisa Boscola today announced three state grants aimed at supporting pre-apprenticeship and registered apprenticeship programs. “I am a proud supporter of programs aimed at training workers for good jobs,” Boscola said. “These...

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Dinniman to Talk School Safety with Students Thursday

Dinniman to Talk School Safety with Students Thursday

WEST CHESTER – April 3, 2018 – State Senator Andy Dinniman will discuss school and student safety issues with representatives from the Chester County Student Forum at a special meeting on Thursday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Chester County Intermediate Unit...

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Gender Diversity Encouraged Through Senate Resolution 255

Gender Diversity Encouraged Through Senate Resolution 255

Harrisburg, March 27, 2018 – Sponsored by Senator Judith L. Schwank (D-Berks County), the Executive Women’s Council of Pittsburgh (EWC) has been instrumental in bringing Senate Resolution 255 to the forefront. The Resolution, titled “Encouraging equitable and diverse...

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Sabatina Recognizes April as Autism Awareness Month

Sabatina Recognizes April as Autism Awareness Month

Harrisburg- March 27, 2018- Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) introduced a resolution to designate April 2018 as Autism Awareness Month. “It is incredibly important to recognize all those who are on the autism spectrum, as well as their families and caregivers. We...

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Senator Tartaglione Secures $92,000 State Grant for Solar Power Array in Northeast Philadelphia

Senator Tartaglione Secures $92,000 State Grant for Solar Power Array in Northeast Philadelphia

HARRISBURG, PA − March 20, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione has secured a $92,000 Pennsylvania grant that will enable a self-storage facility in Northeast Philadelphia’s Crescentville section to install a quarter-million-dollar solar array on its roof. The Commonwealth Financing Authority awarded the Solar Energy Program on March 16. It will support matching funds supplied by the recipient, CubeSmart TRS, Inc., of Malvern, Pa.

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Dinniman Announces More than $1 Million in Solar Grants

HARRISBURG (March 16, 2018) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced that four solar energy projects in Chester County will receive more than $1 million in total state funding. “These investments can go a long way in encouraging businesses to transition to solar...

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Farnese Applauds Funding for Two Developing Businesses

Farnese Applauds Funding for Two Developing Businesses

HARRISBURG, March 16, 2018 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) announced that Triple Bottom Brewing Company and Alliance HSP Philadelphia, two growing businesses in his district, have received grant and loan funding to support economic development projects in the...

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Sabatina Announces Solar Energy Funding for Roosevelt Mall

Sabatina Announces Solar Energy Funding for Roosevelt Mall

HARRISBURG, March 16, 2018 – Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) announced a solar energy grant has been approved for the engineering and installation of roof-top solar energy panels at Roosevelt Mall. “I am thrilled that Roosevelt Mall was selected as the recipient...

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Sen. Brewster Calls for Armed Security in School Buildings

Sen. Brewster Calls for Armed Security in School Buildings

McKeesport – March 9, 2018 – In the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students died, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today proposed placing an armed security guard at all school buildings that conduct classroom instruction....

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