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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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HARRISBURG, February 9, 2011 – Nearly a year after she introduced the idea in the Senate, state Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today praised the Corbett administration for embracing her job training plan, but cautioned state labor officials to include provisions from her bill that will prevent violations of federal labor law.

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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, February 1, 2011 – Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione is happy to announce the approval of a $1.5 million state loan to aid plans to redevelop the site of the former Edison High School on Lehigh Avenue.

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Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione tonight issued the following statement on the decision from the chair to suddenly close voting on a taxpayer-friendly amendment to the Marcellus Shale bill despite requests for reconsideration:

“The cynical and arbitrary actions of the majority on the floor of the Senate tonight will only serve to feed the growing public outrage over the influence of corporations on those who are elected to serve people.

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PHILADELPHIA, DEC. 7, 2011 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione announced today that she is again hosting a “Toys for Tots” collection box in each of her two district offices. “All through the recession years, the community has shown its generosity and good will during the holidays,” Tartaglione said. “I’m confident that this year people […]

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PHILADELPHIA, November 30, 2011 -State Sens. Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and Christine Tartaglione toured Stetson Middle School today to get a first-hand look at the school’s remarkable turnaround.

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HARRISBURG,  Oct. 26, 2011 –  State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today voted in opposition to a school voucher plan that will spend millions to benefit a narrow group of students while draining resources from already struggling public schools. “Instead of students choosing schools, schools will choose students. The unchosen will be children with disabilities, children […]

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In response to the unemployment figures released by the state Department of Labor and Industry, Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione released the following statement.  Tartaglione, D-Philadelphia, is the Democratic Chair of the Senate Labor and Industry Committee. “Nearly four months after Republicans pushed through a short-sighted state budget that slashed key funds for job creation and […]

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HARRISBURG, Oct. 18, 2011 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione said today she will continue to push for an update to Pennsylvania’s minimum wage law, after a Senate committee voted to avoid a decision yesterday. The Senate Labor and Industry committee tabled a Tartaglione amendment by that would have tied Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to the […]

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