Posts by: Christin Brown

PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 30, 2017 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione and state Rep. Jason Dawkins invite families to celebrate Halloween at the Harvest Resource Festival and Children’s Fright Night on Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Wissinoming Park in Philadelphia.

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These valuable tips can prevent the sweetest holiday of the year from turning sour PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 28, 2017 – Halloween is one of the sweetest times of the year. It’s the first big holiday of the autumn. It’s a rare opportunity for kids, young and old, to dress up like their favorite ghoul, goblin, witch or […]

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 27, 2017 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione is a firm believer in preventative medicine. On Thursday morning, she let her arm do her talking on the subject.

Sen. Tartaglione chose her own Senior Expo at Fox Chase Recreation Center to receive her annual flu shot courtesy of Rite Aid. The Pennsylvania-headquartered pharmacy chain was among 60 public and private agencies and service providers who participated in the senator’s third Senior Expo of the year and her first ever at the Northeast Philadelphia venue.

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Harrisburg, PA – October 24, 2017 – This morning, elected officials stood with advocates to push for an expansion of Pennsylvania’s hate crime definition. As state law currently stands race, color, religion or national origin are protected classes under the hate crimes statute. Pending legislation in the Senate (SB 96)  and House (HB 505) would reenact […]

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HARRISBURG, PA, October 23, 2017 – Pennsylvania Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione’s annual Disability Employment Awareness Day connected hundreds of State Capitol visitors with advocacy organizations from across the Commonwealth this afternoon.

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HARRISBURG, PA, October 20, 2017– Pennsylvania Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione will welcome the community to the historic State Capitol Rotunda on Monday, Oct. 23, to learn about a multitude of resources available to persons with disabilities. Senator Tartaglione’s annual Disability Employment Awareness Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and feature dozens of organizations that offer a wide array of products and services ranging from accessibility tools and service dogs to simulation devices that will allow visitors to experience briefly the daily challenges faced by people with physical disabilities.

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Philadelphia – October 20, 2017 – Pennsylvania Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione partnered with Rep. Jason Dawkins and the Philadelphia-based Women Organized Against Rape on Thursday evening to facilitate a vital and timely discussion about sexual violence prevention. About 40 women and men, including numerous sexual violence survivors, joined the legislators at the Wissinoming Park recreation center […]

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Harrisburg – October 3, 2017 – A Senate resolution urging the President and Congress to make emergency financial assistance available for Puerto Rico as it seeks to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria was introduced today by state Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia). “Hurricane Maria left a trail of death and destruction in […]

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Harrisburg – August 4, 2017 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione’s (D-Philadelphia) community picnic held on Thursday in Norris Square Park was a resounding success with hundreds attending and more than 500 backpacks handed out to school students, Tartaglione said. 

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