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Harrisburg – June 14, 2016 – A grant of $80,877 has been awarded to the Norris Square Senior Community Center, state Sen. Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) said today. “Grants for senior centers help bolster activities and provide critical assistance to seniors in Philadelphia and the surrounding region,” Tartaglione said. “The funding approved today for the Norris […]

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PHILADELPHIA, June 2, 2016 − State Sens. Christine M. Tartaglione and Shirley M. Kitchen today joined Gov. Tom Wolf for a tour of one of the nation’s leading research centers investigating the causes of drug addiction. The Center for Substance Abuse Research (CSAR), at Temple University’s Lewis J. Katz School of Medicine, brings together dozens of […]

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Harrisburg – October 28, 2015 – At the request of state Sen. Vince Hughes (D-Phila.), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a hearing on the devastating impact that the state’s 120-day budget impasse is having on schools across the state. “While many of the budget dispute points remain unresolved, what is clear is that […]

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Philadelphia, Jan. 30, 2014 – Senate Democrats gathered in seven communities across Pennsylvania today to challenge Gov. Tom Corbett to produce a spending plan that is aligned with the needs of Pennsylvanians. Sen. Christine Tartaglione joined Philadelphia senators here to highlight the negative impact of previous Corbett budgets and describe why the upcoming budget is so […]

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Harrisburg – December 10, 2013 – In advance of the governor’s planned mid-year budget briefing, state Senate Democrats today announced details of a plan to generate more than $1 billion in budget savings and revenues they say can be used to make key investments, avoid deep cuts or tax increases in dealing with a projected $839 […]

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WHO: State Senator Christine Tartaglione, Democratic Chair of Senate Labor and Industry Committee State Senator Vincent Hughes, Democratic Chair of Senate Appropriations Committee Elizabeth McLroy, Secretary-Treasurer of Philadelphia AFL-CIO Mark Price, Labor Economist at Keystone Research Center Kathy Black, President of the Coalition of Labor Union Women John Dodds, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Unemployment […]

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HARRISBURG,  April 30, 2013 — Gov. Corbett’s contention that drug use is responsible for Pennsylvania’s high unemployment rate is disturbing, but not the most troubling part of his interview on PAMatters.com, state Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione said today. “The governor’s disdain for the unemployed and the thousands of families affected is long-held and already well-known,” Tartaglione said. “But […]

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HARRISBURG, February 14, 2013 — State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today released the following statement regarding Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s decision to reject the lottery contract with Camelot Global Services: “The Attorney General used her authority to support what many of us have been saying all along—that the administration’s lottery fire sale was a disturbing overreach of […]

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HARRISBURG, February 5, 2013 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today released the following statement regarding Gov. Corbett’s proposed budget: “In two years, Pennsylvania has fallen from the top ten into the bottom third in job creation. If this budget were passed as proposed, that freefall would continue and thousands more Pennsylvanians will be spending […]

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HARRISBURG, June 30, 2012 – Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today released the following statement on today’s Commonwealth Court ruling: “I’ve been confident all along that the courts would see the serious flaws and dubious reasoning behind voter ID. With just over a month to go before the election, we have to switch our focus to […]

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