Posts by: Christin Brown

Harrisburg – January 18, 2021 – At the request of State Senators Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia), Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia), and John Kane (D- Chester/Delaware) the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a virtual public hearing on raising the minimum wage for Pennsylvanians. The hearing was held on Martin Luther King, Jr’s Day of Service to honor […]

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The Senator will also serve on the Law & Justice, Banking & Insurance, Consumer Protections & Professional Licensure, Legislative Budget & Finance, and Ethics committees. Philadelphia, PA – January 15, 2021 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione has been reappointed as the Democratic Chairwoman of the Senate Labor & Industry Committee for the 2021-2022 session and […]

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At the request of State Senators Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia), Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia), and John Kane (D- Chester/Delaware) the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a virtual public hearing on raising the minimum wage for Pennsylvanians. The hearing in being held on Martin Luther King, Jr’s Day of Service to honor his legacy of fighting […]

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Harrisburg, PA – January 6, 2021 – The PA Senate Democrats released the following statement on the violent protest today in the nation’s Capitol: The First Amendment is one of our most sacred. It is not political and it is not partisan. The rights to free speech, assembly and petition are what allow this country […]

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Philadelphia, PA – December 31, 2020 − State Senator Christine Tartaglione and the members of the Philadelphia Delegation of the Pennsylvania Senate invite the public to join a Virtual Town Hall to discuss the new COVID vaccines and the citywide pandemic response with Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley and physicians from local hospitals.

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Philadelphia, PA – December 24, 2020 − State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) today announced that $10 million in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grants have been awarded in support of nine community development projects in and around the 2nd Senatorial District.

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The Senator urged her General Assembly colleagues to authorize grants to small businesses that have been adversely affected by the pandemic. Philadelphia, PA – State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) applauded today’s announcement by Governor Tom Wolf of his intent to transfer $145 million from the state’s Workers’ Compensation Security Fund into the General Fund so […]

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HARRISBURG – December 10, 2020 – Today the following members of the Pennsylvania State Senate signed a joint statement – set forth below – denouncing the brazen attempt of the attorneys general of Texas and seventeen other states to disenfranchise millions of Pennsylvanians and voters in three other states by asking the United States Supreme Court to […]

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Philadelphia, PA – December 4, 2020 − State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) and her colleagues in the PA Senate Democratic Caucus today unveiled a new $4 billion COVID-19 relief and recovery plan that would provide resources directly to Pennsylvania families, workers, businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions, first responders, local governments, and other entities that have been devastated financially by the pandemic.

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