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HARRISBURG, Nov. 18, 2013 – The state Senate today unanimously passed a resolution sponsored by Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione marking Dec. 3 as “International Day of Persons with Disabilities.” Started in 1982 by the United Nations, the day is recognized around the world. “This day of recognition has helped raise understanding and awareness throughout the […]

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October 15, 2012:  Sen. Tartaglione hosted the 2012 Senate Disability Day. This event provided all members and staff with the opportunity to experience, first hand, what it is like to have various disabilities.  Wheelchairs, walkers, vision-distorting goggles, magnifiers, arm restraints and noise canceling headphones were available to try – for a few minutes or for […]

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