Posts by: Christin Brown

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 12, 2014 – Hundreds of children are preparing to go back to school with the supplies they need, and communities in the 2nd Senatorial District are enjoying some summer fun with the latest picnic sponsored by state Sen. Christine Tartaglione. The senator and her staff visited historic Burholme Park today and handed out […]

View More

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 12, 2014 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione today said time is running out for property owners to shave hundreds from their annual tax bills through Pennsylvania’s Homestead Exemption. The deadline to apply for the exemption is Sept. 13. “Applying for a Homestead Tax Exemption could shave more than $400 from an annual bill […]

View More

HARRISBURG, June 30, 2014 – Because of its failure to help school children in Philadelphia and throughout Pennsylvania, because it deprives veterans and 500,000 residents of much needed health care insurance, and because it requires hocus pocus to make the numbers work, state Sen. Christine Tartaglione said tonight she voted “no” on the $29.1 billion […]

View More

 
View More

HARRISBURG, June 27, 2014 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione today voted in favor of a proposal to legalize the use of medical cannabis in Pennsylvania. The Senate Law and Justice Committee, of which Sen. Tartaglione is a member, approved an amended Senate Bill 1182 this afternoon. “Too many children who suffer countless seizures, too many […]

View More

‘Roberto Clemente Way’ Heading to Philly, Sen. Tartaglione Reports HARRISBURG, June 17, 2014 – A hero to millions of baseball fans and Latinos, state Sen. Christine Tartaglione said today she is pleased the Pennsylvania Senate has approved a bill to make a section of West Erie Avenue in Philly, “Roberto Clemente Way.” Clemente played Major […]

View More

HARRISBURG, June 10, 2014 – With hundreds of union workers filling the Capitol Rotunda today, state Sen. Christine Tartaglione applauded the apprentice program operated by the Pennsylvania State Building & Construction Trades Council and urged students and others to participate. In the next 20 years, Sen. Tartaglione said Pennsylvania’s construction industry will need about 50,000 […]

View More

 
View More

HARRISBURG, June 3, 2014 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione rallied inside the Capitol today with Raise the Wage PA to again urge legislative action on proposals to increase Pennsylvania’s minimum wage and deal with the paltry hourly rate established for workers who receive tips. “Someone in the House or the Senate has proposed a bill […]

View More

HARRISBURG, May 6, 2014 – With dozens of uniform-clad Salvation Army workers visiting the state Capitol, Sen. Christine Tartaglione reminded lawmakers that her bill to include their disaster-response vehicles under Pennsylvania’s list of approved emergency vehicles is awaiting consideration. Senate Bill 1098 would allow Salvation Army workers to drive to disaster sites when access is […]

View More