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HARRISBURG, June 30, 2015 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today voted against the Republican state budget proposal for 2015-2016, saying it falls far short of the needed investments in education, workers and taxpayers. “Many people believed we were heading in a new and better direction when the voters elected Tom Wolf to replace Tom […]

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HARRISBURG, June 2, 2015 – The statewide foundation that helps Pennsylvanians with disabilities improve the quality of their lives with assistive technologies won the promise of Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today to work for a greater state investment in the organization. The Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation provides low-interest loans to people with disabilities. Since its […]

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HARRISBURG, June 30, 2013 — State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today voted against a Republican-backed budget plan that continues more than two years of economic backsliding and education failure. “Pennsylvania has been sitting in the ditch watching the rest of the country drive past and the administration’s plan to get us moving is simply more […]

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HARRISBURG, June 3, 2013 — State  Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today joined her Democratic colleagues in support of a budget alternative that improves funding for schools, social services and job creation while holding the line on broad-based taxes. “Governor Corbett and House Republicans want Pennsylvanians to believe that the weakest among us must continue to […]

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HARRISBURG, May 9, 2012 – State Sen. Christine M . Tartaglione today praised the thousands of civic activists, educators and social service providers who traveled to Harrisburg over the past two months for helping Senate Democrats force changes in state budget priorities. “The budget framework passed in the Senate today still falls short of meeting […]

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HARRISBURG, April 3, 2012 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione joined Senate Democratic colleagues at a Capitol news conference today calling on the Corbett administration to focus budget priorities on jobs and working families. “Last year’s budget and this year’s proposal put a heavy burden on Pennsylvania’s vulnerable families while large corporations reap the rewards […]

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HARRISBURG, Feb. 21, 2011 – Sen. Christine Tartaglione today questioned Pennsylvania’s revenue secretary over why corporate tax loopholes aren’t drawing the same attention as consumers who make purchases on line.

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“The budget outlined by the governor today is the result of his long-held and unsupportable distrust of struggling families and an equally inexplicable and unsustainable trust of large corporations.

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HARRISBURG,  June 30, 2011 –  State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione tonight offered an amendment to a key budget bill that would have prevented labor unrest at the Graterford Prison project. “The Graterford project is an important project and its timely completion is critical to addressing the Commonwealth’s prison capacity needs,” Tartaglione told the Senate Rules […]

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State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today released the following statement on the budget: “Trying to spare wealthy corporations from any sacrifice during a difficult budget year, the governor and the majority have gutted programs that have been proven to be successful and cost effective.  That kind of budgeting is shortsighted and lends itself more to […]

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