Posts by: Christin Brown

 
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PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 1, 2019 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) today joined federal, state, and local public officials, along with community, corporate, and labor leaders, at the National Constitution Center to launch a new committee that will promote public participation in the 2020 national census.

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HARRISBURG, PA, March 26, 2019 – Democrats from the Pennsylvania House and Senate today introduced a package of legislation aimed to curb harassment in the workplace, along with support from Governor Tom Wolf and Victim’s Advocate Jennifer Storm.       “As a caucus, we’ve worked with stakeholders and advocates and our own employees to […]

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Senator Tartaglione welcomes MaKen City, which will offer many new family-sustaining jobs and will contribute to an economic renaissance of the community. HARRISBURG, PA, March 26, 2019 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) is pleased to announce that Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Financing Authority has awarded a $750,000 Multimodal grant to a Philadelphia-based social impact real […]

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Crafted in partnership with Governor Wolf, Senate Bill 12 would raise the minimum wage to $12 this year and $15 by 2025, followed by annual cost of living increases. HARRISBURG, PA, March 22, 2019 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) today introduced Senate Bill 12 that would raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to $12 per […]

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, March 13, 2019 – The $15 minimum wage proposal crafted by State Senator Christine M. Tartaglione(D-Philadelphia) in partnership with Governor Tom Wolf hasearned the endorsement of 38 economists and social scientists, who have co-signed a letter calling for a bold increase in Pennsylvania’s outdated minimum wage.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 8, 2019 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf led a coalition of elected officials, labor leaders, worker advocates, and commuters at the bustling Frankford Transportation Center today to rally support for a long overdue raise in Pennsylvania’s minimum wage.

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HARRISBURG, PA, February 5, 2019 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) today declared her enthusiastic support for Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed Fiscal 2019-2020 budget as detailed by the governor in his annual budget address before a joint session of the Pennsylvania legislature.

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HARRISBURG, PA, January 30, 2019 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) today joined Gov. Tom Wolf, state Rep. Patty Kim, many of their legislative colleagues, and many worker advocates to announce their plan to raise Pennsylvania’s outdated minimum wage, which has stagnated at just over $7 per hour for the last 12 years.

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