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Philadelphia – April 15, 2011 –Senate Democratic Policy Committee Chair Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh/Monroe) said Democrats will hone their PA Works jobs and economic development plan with many of the ideas offered at yesterday’s roundtable discussion in Philadelphia. “I thought the region’s labor, business, government and training experts who took part in yesterday’s discussion had some […]

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Philadelphia– April 14, 2011 –State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione joined Democratic colleagues today to announce a budget plan that underscores their budget priorities and includes $1.14 billion in total savings, new revenues and efficiencies. At a news conference today at Temple University, Democrats offered the budget plan in response to Governor Tom Corbett’s proposal to […]

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Harrisburg, April 14, 2011 – In response to yesterday’s Senate Law and Justice Committee hearing on the modernization of the Liquor Control Board operations and in conjunction with the Senate Democrats “Budget Savings Plan,” three Democratic senators are unveiling legislation aimed at modernizing Pennsylvania’s wine and spirit store operations.  “We must continue to find ways […]

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HARRISBURG,  April 11, 2011 –  The state Senate Appropriations committee today approved a measure that will ensure firefighters that they and their families will be protected financially if they contract cancer on the job, state Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione announced. “We’ve made terrific progress in recognizing the risk for firefighters and acknowledging the responsibilities of […]

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Harrisburg – April 7, 2011 – The Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a roundtable discussion on job training issues at the Temple Corporate Learning Center in Philadelphia next week. “Any legislative effort to stoke our economy and create jobs must include an aggressive job training plan,” said Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton), who chairs the […]

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HARRISBURG, April 6, 2011 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today fought changes in Pennsylvania’s construction code process that she said are intended to favor special interests over consumer protection.             “It took seven years and the effort of thousands of people to create Pennsylvania’s Uniform Construction Code,” she said. “We knew that we weren’t […]

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Philadelphia, March 18, 2011 — The Philadelphia Senate Delegation today held a discussion on the impact of the governor’s proposed 2011-12 budget plan on the Philadelphia region. The senators, along with representatives from the mayor’s office, School District of Philadelphia, Temple and Cheney universities, and the Delaware Valley Healthcare Council of the Hospital and Healthsystem […]

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HARRISBURG, March 1, 2011 – A bill designed to boost State Police training efforts while creating a fairer funding system passed a key Senate committee today, said state Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione. Senate Bill 237 will redirect millions of dollars collected in fines toward cadet training efforts, while municipalities that provide less than 40 hours […]

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HARRISBURG, February 23, 2011 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today molded her years-long effort to close the “Delaware Loophole” into a wider Senate Democratic plan to help small businesses compete, reduce corporate tax rates and get Pennsylvanians back to work. “Over the years we have seen small neighborhood businesses replaced by mega-corporations that answer […]

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At today’s Capitol news conference, state Sen. Christine Tartaglione joined union leaders and state legislators to unveil the AFL-CIO legislative agenda and discuss how to protect and create jobs in Pennsylvania. Tartaglione, a member of the UFCW union, said that it is time for the legislature to push back against growing corporate influence and find […]

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