Posts by: Christin Brown

PHILADELPHIA, June 2, 2016 − State Sens. Christine M. Tartaglione and Shirley M. Kitchen today joined Gov. Tom Wolf for a tour of one of the nation’s leading research centers investigating the causes of drug addiction. The Center for Substance Abuse Research (CSAR), at Temple University’s Lewis J. Katz School of Medicine, brings together dozens of […]

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HARRISBURG, May 17, 2016 – Promising to “fight tooth and nail” to ensure the state funding of a special group that helps people with disabilities pay for technology that helps improve their quality of life, state Sen. Christine Tartaglione today rallied in support of the Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation. “I know the work the foundation […]

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HARRISBURG, May 10, 2016 – State Sens. Christine Tartaglione today won approval of a resolution marking May as “Older Americans Month” in Pennsylvania. “When we think about our future, it is important to think about the past and the hard work of those that came before us,” Tartaglione said this afternoon on the floor of […]

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HARRISBURG, April 4, 2016 – State Sens. Christine Tartaglione and Rob Teplitz today won approval of a resolution marking April as “Sexual Assault Awareness Month” in Pennsylvania. Sen. Tartaglione said increasing awareness is vital because 20 percent of women and one-in-33 men will experience sexual assault sometime during their lifetimes. “The more we talk about […]

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  PHILADELPHIA, March 1, 2016 – With the promise of economic renewal and 140 new jobs in a North Philadelphia community that is part of her district, state Sen. Christine Tartaglione today helped to break ground for an 85,000-square-foot retail facility. Tartaglione’s efforts secured a $2.5 million low-interest loan from the Commonwealth Finance Authority for […]

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HARRISBURG, Feb. 10, 2016 – As state budget negotiators struggle to find new sources of revenue, Sen. Christine Tartaglione told a Capitol rally today that a $10.10 minimum wage would generate millions in new state income and save the commonwealth millions more. “Paying people a fair wage of not less than $10.10 per hour reaps huge […]

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HARRISBURG, Feb. 9, 2016 – Despite the financial challenges facing Pennsylvania due to Republican intransigence, the commonwealth’s leading advocate for a fairer minimum wage said she is pleased that Gov. Tom Wolf is calling for a $10.15 base hourly rate. “The tunnel vision that has led Pennsylvania to a fiscal cliff has also prevented our […]

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HARRISBURG, Jan. 27, 2016 – To bring greater awareness to certain health risks facing women, state Sens. Christine M. Tartaglione and Lisa Baker today dressed in red and ushered a resolution marking Feb. 5 as “National Wear Red Day” in Pennsylvania. “Women are the caretakers in their families. They take care of their children, spouses […]

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HARRISBURG, Dec. 8, 2015 – Cutting edge robotic assistive technology designed to help people walk again gained an audience of leading state lawmakers today when Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione, representatives from the technology’s developer, and officials from Einstein Health Network’s MossRehab showcased the device. The technology, Re-Walk, is a motorized exoskeleton that is helping people […]

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