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Senator Flynn to Host Book Bash Event on Sunday

Senator Flynn to Host Book Bash Event on Sunday

SCRANTON, PA – July 22, 2022 – Senator Marty Flynn (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) will host a community Book Bash this Sunday, July 24 to promote childhood literacy and launch a month-long book donation drive in partnership with the Lackawanna County Library System....

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Schwank Backs State Investment in Apprenticeship Program

Schwank Backs State Investment in Apprenticeship Program

Reading — July 14, 2022 — Today, Sen. Judy Schwank commended the Wolf Administration for investing $264,980 in a union apprenticeship program that will serve 18 counties, including Berks. The funding was awarded to the Insulators Local 23 Joint Apprenticeship...

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Brewster Reappointed to School Safety Committee

Brewster Reappointed to School Safety Committee

Harrisburg, July 11, 2022 – With a record state investment in violence prevention pending in the new budget, state Sen. Jim Brewster announced today that he has been re-appointed to the School Safety and Security Committee, the chief conduit for intervention programs...

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Senator Haywood Announces State Budget Funding

Senator Haywood Announces State Budget Funding

Harrisburg, Pa. – July 8, 2022 – Today, State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) announced that the General Assembly approved the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s budget for fiscal year 2022-2023. The budget includes the following funding priorities of...

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Senator Collett Reacts to Pennsylvania’s 2022-2023 Budget

Senator Collett Reacts to Pennsylvania’s 2022-2023 Budget

Harrisburg, Pa. - July 8, 2022 — Today, the Pennsylvania Senate passed SB 1100, the FY 2022-2023 budget bill, which was passed by the House yesterday and is now on its way to Governor Wolf for enactment. Senator Maria Collett (D-12 Montgomery/Bucks) voted in favor of...

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Brewster Statement Regarding Passage of Pennsylvania Budget

Brewster Statement Regarding Passage of Pennsylvania Budget

Harrisburg, PA − July 7, 2022 − State Sen. Jim Brewster, Democratic Chairman of the Senate Law and Justice Committee, released the following statement today regarding passage of the 2022-2023 state spending plan: “This budget represents a significant act of sober and...

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