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The City of Philadelphia will use the funds to construct 31 green stormwater infrastructure systems, helping to manage more than 13 acres of drainage area in the public right of way. Philadelphia, PA – January 20, 2021 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione is pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) board today […]

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Harrisburg – January 18, 2021 – At the request of State Senators Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia), Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia), and John Kane (D- Chester/Delaware) the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a virtual public hearing on raising the minimum wage for Pennsylvanians. The hearing was held on Martin Luther King, Jr’s Day of Service to honor […]

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The Senator will also serve on the Law & Justice, Banking & Insurance, Consumer Protections & Professional Licensure, Legislative Budget & Finance, and Ethics committees. Philadelphia, PA – January 15, 2021 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione has been reappointed as the Democratic Chairwoman of the Senate Labor & Industry Committee for the 2021-2022 session and […]

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At the request of State Senators Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia), Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia), and John Kane (D- Chester/Delaware) the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a virtual public hearing on raising the minimum wage for Pennsylvanians. The hearing in being held on Martin Luther King, Jr’s Day of Service to honor his legacy of fighting […]

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Philadelphia, PA – December 24, 2020 − State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) today announced that $10 million in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grants have been awarded in support of nine community development projects in and around the 2nd Senatorial District.

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The Senator urged her General Assembly colleagues to authorize grants to small businesses that have been adversely affected by the pandemic. Philadelphia, PA – State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) applauded today’s announcement by Governor Tom Wolf of his intent to transfer $145 million from the state’s Workers’ Compensation Security Fund into the General Fund so […]

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HARRISBURG – December 10, 2020 – Today the following members of the Pennsylvania State Senate signed a joint statement – set forth below – denouncing the brazen attempt of the attorneys general of Texas and seventeen other states to disenfranchise millions of Pennsylvanians and voters in three other states by asking the United States Supreme Court to […]

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Philadelphia, PA – November 17, 2020 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione today announced that The Philadelphia Charter School for Arts & Sciences at H.R. Edmunds in Frankford has been awarded a $24,686 Safe Schools Targeted Grant by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Philadelphia Charter for Arts & Sciences was awarded the funding to purchase safety- […]

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Philadelphia, PA –  October 23, 2020 –  The Drug & Alcohol Service Providers Organization of Pennsylvania (DASPOP) have named State Senator Christine Tartaglione as the recipient of its Appreciation Award during the organization’s annual Celebration of Recovery. Senator Tartaglione also delivered a stirring keynote address during the event, which was held via video conferencing in […]

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Philadelphia, PA – October 6, 2020 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione applauded new overtime rules published in The Pennsylvania Bulletin on October 3 that require all Pennsylvania employers to pay time-and-a-half wages to employees who earn less than $45,500 a year and who log more than 40 hours in a workweek.

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