Posts by: Christin Brown

HARRISBURG, PA − March 20, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione has secured a $92,000 Pennsylvania grant that will enable a self-storage facility in Northeast Philadelphia’s Crescentville section to install a quarter-million-dollar solar array on its roof. The Commonwealth Financing Authority awarded the Solar Energy Program on March 16. It will support matching funds supplied by the recipient, CubeSmart TRS, Inc., of Malvern, Pa.

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The funding will reduce conflicts between pedestrians and motor vehicles near Adams and Summerdale avenues. HARRISBURG, PA, February 9, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione has secured a $1.1 million Pennsylvania transportation grant to fund pedestrian safety improvements where Adams and Summerdale avenues intersect with Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia. The $1,113,612 PennDOT Multimodal Transportation […]

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HARRISBURG, PA, February 6, 2018 – Sen. Christine Tartaglione applauded Gov. Tom Wolf’s commitment of $100 million toward workforce development programs as well as his support for raising Pennsylvania’s minimum wage in the Fiscal 2019 budget proposal that the governor delivered today to a joint session of the General Assembly. Tartaglione is further encouraged by […]

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HARRISBURG, PA, February 5, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione today announced recently introduced legislation that proposes to raise Pennsylvania’s long-stagnant minimum wage. Surrounded by colleagues in the General Assembly, other workers’ advocates and members of Raise the Wage PA, Tartaglione announced the details of Senate Bill 1044 that would impact millions of low-wage Pennsylvanians.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 1, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione today delivered substantial support in the fight against cancer as she visited Fox Chase Cancer Center in Northeast Philadelphia to present officials there with a $500,000 Pennsylvania Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant to advance the expansion of FCCC’s Infusion Center. The Infusion Center is where […]

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, January 18, 2018 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-2nd dist.) today presented a $100,000 Pennsylvania Commonwealth Financing Authority grant that will enable the Frankford Community Development Corporation to convert a formerly vacant lot into a permanent “pause” park in the heart of the Frankford Avenue business district.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, January 17, 2018 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione applauded today’s announcement by Gov. Tom Wolf of a proposal to modernize Pennsylvania’s overtime regulations to ensure that nearly a half-million salaried employees receive appropriate compensation when they work more than 40 hours per week.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, January 10, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione (D-2nd dist.) today presented a $1 million Pennsylvania capital grant that will enable a former yarn winding and dyeing factory in Philadelphia’s Frankford section to continue its revitalization as a versatile workspace for artists, artisans and fabricators. Globe Dye Works was awarded the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant late last month.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, December 21, 2017 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione partnered with state Rep. Angel Cruz and Santa Claus to animate the holiday season for dozens of Philadelphia children yesterday at the senator’s district office in the new Plaza Allegheny shopping center at 400 W. Allegheny Ave. The second annual Photos with Santa event […]

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, December 18, 2017 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione hosted U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Marc Zayas today to present the coordinator of the 2017 Philadelphia Toys for Tots program with a treasure trove of gifts donated through the senator’s Bridge Street office as part of the annual toy drive.

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