Posts by: Christin Brown

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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HARRISBURG, Nov. 28, 2012 –   State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today called on the Corbett administration to quickly begin implementation of the recommendations of the Pennsylvania Task Force on Child Protection.  “Some of the recommendations can be done without legislation and those should be done as soon as possible,” Tartaglione said. “This can’t be one […]

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HARRISBURG, Nov. 21, 2012 –  State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione announced today that she is again hosting a “Toys for Tots” collection box in each of her two district offices. “Through these years of difficult financial times, the people of Philadelphia have always found a way to help those less fortunate,” Tartaglione said. “Toys for […]

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HARRISBURG, Nov. 20, 2012 –  State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione is urging US Air to settle long-stalled contract talks with its current workers before closing a merger with American Airlines. In a letter to Douglas Parker, CEO of US Airlines Group, Tartaglione said pursuing a merger before settling with its own workers would make it […]

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HARRISBURG, NOVEMBER 14, 2012  – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione, the first  woman to ever be elected to a Senate Democratic caucus leadership post, was reelected today by her colleagues. Tartaglione, now in her fifth term, is the Senate Democratic Caucus Secretary, a position that oversees the Senate handling of executive nominations that require Senate […]

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