Senator Tartaglione joined the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, elected officials, and education advocates to call for emergency funding to inspect and remediate asbestos and toxins in the city’s public schools. The PFT announced that a longtime grade school teacher in the city has been diagnosed with a form of cancer often linked to asbestos exposure. The union believes that asbestos may be present in 175 of the city’s more than 200 public school buildings.
PHILADELPHIA, PA, September 3, 2019 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione invites older Philadelphians and their primary caregivers to her annual Senior Expo series in the coming weeks. The senator will host the Expos at three community venues in the 2nd Senate District, including the Lawncrest Recreation Center for the first time!
HARRISBURG, August 27, 2019 – After a months-long review of a sexual misconduct complaint against a former PA House member, a Dauphin County grand jury has called for the PA Legislature to create a new, independent Office of Legislative Responsibility to create a centralized reporting system for victims to report sexual harassment and sexual misconduct.