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HARRISBURG, PA, June 22, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione applauded today’s early passage of a Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget that includes new investments in workforce development, education, health care and social justice. The Senate voted, 47-2, in support of the budget (HB 2121) previously passed by the Pennsylvania House. The budget now awaits Gov. […]

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HARRISBURG, PA, June 12, 2018 – The Pennsylvania Senate voted 46-3 yesterday to approve an amendment by Sen. Christine Tartaglione that would level the playing field for Magisterial District Justice candidates in elections involving an incumbent and one or more non-incumbents. Under the amended version of Senate Bill 299, incumbent MDJs seeking re-election would no […]

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Two new Senate bills would amend Pennsylvania’s 1959 Equal Pay Law and help women earn the same as their male counterparts for comparable work HARRISBURG, PA, June 6, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione joined Gov. Tom Wolf, other elected officials and women’s advocates at the Capitol today to announce an executive order and new […]

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, May 29, 2018 – Constituents from state Sen. Christine Tartaglione’s 2nd District and from throughout the Philadelphia region will have a chance to comment publicly on PECO Energy’s latest proposed rate increase during a Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission hearing on June 14 at 6 p.m. at Kingdom Life Christian Center, also known as the Devon Theater, in the Mayfair section of Northeast Philadelphia.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, May 8, 2018 – Residents of state Sen. Christine Tartaglione’s 2nd District will benefit from two new major transportation and pedestrian safety projects announced by Gov. Tom Wolf and PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today in Harrisburg.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 26, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione wishes to remind public libraries and their supporters that the application period is open for the 2018 Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund Grants for Public Libraries program.

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ELKINS PARK, PA, April 13, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione took her first steps in 18 months on Thursday evening as she helped MossRehab honor two of her fellow patients while opening the facility’s annual All About Art exhibition, featuring dozens of works by professional artists with physical disabilities.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – April 12, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione joined PA Treasurer Joe Torsella and the Campaign for Working Families Inc. on Tuesday to provide a myriad of personal financial services to dozens of constituents at her Financial Freedom for Working Families event.

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Op-ed By Christine M. Tartaglione

In February, I introduced legislation in the Pennsylvania Senate to give the state’s low-wage earners a much needed and long overdue raise this year, next year and for years to come based on a consistent, predictable and sustainable schedule for both workers and employers.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 6, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione yesterday announced new legislation that proposes to add sexual orientation and gender expression as protected classes under Pennsylvania’s Human Relations Act, while expanding the act’s worker protections to include non-employee contractors and unpaid interns.

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