Posts by: Christin Brown

Philadelphia, PA, March 26, 2020 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) advises Pennsylvanians who are seeking to maintain or enter outpatient drug and alcohol recovery programs during the COVID-19 emergency that help is available to them through online and telephone-based counseling services and meetings. “At this difficult time for all Pennsylvanians, it is imperative that […]

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Philadelphia, PA, March 25, 2020 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) joined her Senate colleagues and members of the Pennsylvania House today as they unanimously adopted comprehensive COVID-19/coronavirus relief legislation for workers and employers throughout the Commonwealth. Both chambers adopted an amended version of House Bill 68, which includes a provision that enables displaced workers […]

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The Commonwealth Financing Agency has transferred additional funding into the Small Business First program to support low interest working capital loans. Philadelphia, PA, March 18, 2020 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) is advising Pennsylvania small businesses that they may be eligible for low interest loans of up to $100,000 to fulfill their working capital […]

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Philadelphia, PA, March 17, 2020 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) welcomes Governor Tom Wolf’s directive to relax the waiting period, work registration, and work search requirements for Pennsylvanians who claim unemployment compensation benefits during the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic.

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Philadelphia, PA, March 13, 2020 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) today issued the following statement regarding the comprehensive response of the Governor Wolf administration to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic: “As we all continue to monitor the steady stream of reports regarding coronavirus and its impact on our families and communities, I’d like to take a […]

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Philadelphia, PA, March 12, 2020 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) today announced the award of a $116,485 Non-Profit Security Grant to Drizin-Weiss Post 215 in support of safety improvements at the Burholme veterans’ hall and its adjoining shopping center. “The members of Post 215 served our community and our nation with pride and distinction, […]

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Philadelphia, PA, March 6, 2020 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) delivered a $50,000 development grant to the Mayfair Community Development Corporation during the CDC’s executive board meeting last night. The state funding will support the acquisition and redevelopment of a vacant, debris-strewn lot on the 7300 block of Crispin St.

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Philadelphia, PA, February 27, 2020 – State Senator Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) today issued the following statement in response to the announcement by the Federal Trade Commission that it has authorized an action to block the proposed merger of Jefferson Health and Albert Einstein Healthcare Network: “The merger of Jefferson Health and Einstein Healthcare Network […]

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Philadelphia, PA, February 27, 2020 – State Senator Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) today announced that the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency has awarded more than $5.3 million in grants to Philadelphia-based schools and community organizations for school safety and community violence reduction initiatives. The Commission’s School Safety and Security Committee awarded $60 million statewide, […]

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