Posts by: Christin Brown

HARRISBURG, February 5, 2013 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today released the following statement regarding Gov. Corbett’s proposed budget: “In two years, Pennsylvania has fallen from the top ten into the bottom third in job creation. If this budget were passed as proposed, that freefall would continue and thousands more Pennsylvanians will be spending […]

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HARRISBURG, January 30, 2013 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today released the following statement regarding Gov. Corbett’s plans for Pennsylvania liquor stores: “It’s obvious that there is little support in the General Assembly for the governor’s strange agenda and holding school funding hostage reveals a sad desperation. After gutting staffing for unemployment call centers, […]

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HARRISBURG, Jan. 29, 2012 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today joined House and Senate colleagues in questioning Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Labor and Industry about chronic delays and busy signals plaguing the state’s unemployment compensation phone system. “Some of these callers have worked all their lives, paid plenty in taxes, and the first time they […]

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HARRISBURG,  Jan. 14, 2012 – A day-long hearing today regarding the Corbett administration’s plan to hand the Pennsylvania Lottery over to a foreign operator failed to address serious concerns about the deal and the secretive and unilateral process by which it was reached, state Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione said today. Last week, without consultation with […]

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January 11, 2012 — State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today released the following statement regarding the administration’s announcement regarding Camelot and the Pennsylvania Lottery: “After campaigning to a public demand for transparency and open government, the governor’s action today is another brick in the wall of secrecy that has marked his administration from the beginning. Rejecting even […]

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HARRISBURG, Jan. 8, 2013 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione, recently re-appointed as Democratic chair of the Senate Labor and Industry Committee, said today she will use the position to push for changes in Pennsylvania’s minimum wage law in order to prevent  working parents from sinking into poverty. “This is the committee where I’m comfortable […]

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HARRISBURG, December 21, 2012 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today attended ceremonies honoring a class of  “There is something incredibly inspiring about being in the presence of young men and women about to embark on a career of public service that requires such dedication and sacrifice,” she said. “It’s an honor to watch.” While […]

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HARRISBURG, Dec. 12, 2012 – Philadelphians who have had their electric service terminated should check into their eligibility for a state program that provides utility grants in crisis situations, state Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione said today. As part of Pennsylvania’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), the Department of Public Welfare has implemented the […]

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HARRISBURG, Dec. 5, 2012 –   State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione is asking Corbett administration officials why an international gambling company created a Delaware corporation to submit its bid to take over the Pennsylvania Lottery. According to Delaware’s Department of State, Camelot Global Services PA LLC was created Nov. 13 with its headquarters located at 1209 […]

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HARRISBURG, Nov. 29, 2012 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today praised Gov. Corbett’s recently expressed commitment to cutting the long waiting list of intellectually disabled adults who need community-based services. Tartaglione was reacting to remarks made during the governor’s visit to Vision for Equality, in Philadelphia, as reported by the Philadelphia Inquirer. “I’m encouraged […]

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