Gov. Corbett’s proposed liquor privatization plan and House legislation that would accomplish it took a major hit at a state Senate hearing in Harrisburg. Here’s more with Senator Tartaglione, a member of the Senate Law & Justice Committee, who heard some very sobering testimony in opposition to the governor’s plan to make wine, spirits and beer more available.
The Pennsylvania Senate has adopted a resolution observing the week of April 21st through April 27th as Crime Victims’ Rights Week in Pennsylvania. Here’s more with Senator Tartaglione, sponsor of the resolution.
The Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a roundtable discussion this month in Philadelphia on modernization versus privatization of Pennsylvania’s state store system. Here’s more with Senator Tartaglione who’s hosting the event and is inviting the public to attend.
The state Senate has unanimously approved a Resolution sponsored by Senator Tartaglione and Senator Rob Teplitz of Dauphin County declaring April 2013 as “Sexual Assault Awareness Month” in Pennsylvania.
Senator Tartaglione is concerned over Gov. Corbett’s $28.4 billion proposed state budget which relies on privatizing the state liquor store system to boost public education funding and privatizing the management of the Pennsylvania State Lottery.
Senator Tartaglione was among lawmakers from the House and Senate who held a hearing at the State Capitol questioning Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Labor & Industry about chronic delays and busy signals plaguing the state’s unemployment compensation phone system.
Disability Day in the state Senate, sponsored by Senator Tartaglione, allowed lawmakers to experience life from the viewpoint of those with disabilities.
Speaking on the floor of the Senate to introduce her Resolution declaring October “Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” Senator Tartaglione says early detection is the key to survival and recovery, and that’s why Breast Cancer Awareness Month is so important — to make sure people take advantage of the screening that is available to them to catch cancer at its earliest stages.
Senator Tartaglione talks about the 2012 state budget.
Senator Tartaglione, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Labor & Industry Committee, addresses a State Capitol rally by the Pennsylvania Building and Construction Trades Council on the importance of union apprenticeship programs. The Council’s Harrisburg rally was to celebrate Apprentice Day in Pennsylvania.
The state Senate has passed Senator Tartaglione’s legislation that will take ticket fine money away from some municipalities and send it instead to the State Police Academy to train more cadets
Senator Tartaglione says Voter ID legislation is wrong for Pennsylvania and discriminates against the disabled. Senate Democrats say if the Governor signs the bill into law they’ll fight it in the court
Senator Tartaglione on “Pa Works” Job Creation Plan unveils Legislation at State Capitol news conference today to provide Marcellus Shale job training.
Senator Tartaglione says modernization of state store system, not privatization, will make it more customer-friendly.
Senator Tartaglione talks about the importance of recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Pennsylvania