Posts by: Christin Brown

PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 6, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione yesterday announced new legislation that proposes to add sexual orientation and gender expression as protected classes under Pennsylvania’s Human Relations Act, while expanding the act’s worker protections to include non-employee contractors and unpaid interns.

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Harrisburg — April 3, 2017 — Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) said that nearly $1 million in PAsmart Initiative Grants were awarded to various pre-apprenticeship and registered apprenticeship programs in Philadelphia. “These grants are incredibly important in our community because they train well-qualified candidates for long-term family sustaining jobs,” Tartaglione said.  The Pennsylvania Department of Labor […]

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April 2018 will be Sexual Assault Awareness Month throughout the Commonwealth. HARRISBURG, PA, March 29, 2018 – The Pennsylvania Senate unanimously passed a resolution authored by Sen. Christine Tartaglione this week declaring April 2018 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month throughout the Commonwealth. In her March 26 remarks from the Senate floor, Tartaglione described sexual assault […]

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Free tax return help, unclaimed property search, rent/property tax rebate applications and Earned Income Tax Credit help will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. PHILADELPHIA, PA – March 28, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione invites the community to visit her Bridge Street district office on April 10 to take advantage of a […]

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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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