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Philadelphia – November 25, 2013 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione will begin distributing more than 1,500 Thanksgiving turkeys to needy families in the 2nd Senate District at 1 p.m. today at her 1061 Bridge Street district office. Tartaglione will travel throughout the district delivering turkeys this week. Your coverage is invited.

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Harrisburg – November 25, 2013 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today urged students to take some time to research often overlooked college scholarship opportunities.   “You don’t have to be able to dunk a basketball or graduate at the top of your class to get help with college tuition,” she said. “There are numerous […]

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Harrisburg – November 20, 2013 – The transportation funding plan that passed the Senate tonight was the ‘flawed product of a flawed process,” state Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione said today. “Changes to Pennsylvania’s prevailing wage laws have been proposed and debated for years and have failed to reach a majority or even a consensus,” she […]

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Harrisburg – November 19, 2013 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today joined Senate Democratic colleagues in announcing a series of bills intended to address problems faced by Pennsylvania veterans in their return to civilian life. “Today’s returning veterans face unique challenges in returning to civilian life after long deployments during a weak recovery from […]

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HARRISBURG, Nov. 18, 2013 – The state Senate today unanimously passed a resolution sponsored by Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione marking Dec. 3 as “International Day of Persons with Disabilities.” Started in 1982 by the United Nations, the day is recognized around the world. “This day of recognition has helped raise understanding and awareness throughout the […]

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PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 17, 2013 — At a news conference in Philadelphia’s City Hall today, state Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione announced new legislation aimed at restoring the buying power of Pennsylvania’s minimum wage. Tartaglione, the Democratic chair of the Labor and Industry Committee was joined by Democratic Appropriations Chair Sen. Vincent J. Hughes and local labor […]

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HARRISBURG, Sept. 3, 2013 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione joined thousands of local workers and their families yesterday in a rain-drenched parade held to celebrate Labor Day and to show solid support for working families.   Rather than detract from the event, Tartaglione said, the morning downpour served as a fitting symbol for the […]

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PHILADELPHIA,  August 21, 2013 – Hundreds of residents from the neighborhood surrounding Wissinoming Park turned out yesterday for a community picnic organized by state Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione. The event was the first in the Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood after years of popular events in Norris Square Park. “State funding cuts are presenting difficult challenges for […]

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HARRISBURG, August 9, 2013 – Thousands of constituents from the neighborhoods surrounding Norris Square Park attended state Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione’s annual community festival yesterday. By coordinating numerous sponsors and community partners, Tartaglione was able to personally distribute more than 1,500 backpacks stuffed with back-to-school supplies such as pencils, notebooks and erasers. “This event has […]

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HARRISBURG, June 18, 2013 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today released the following statement regarding Sen. McIlhinney’s liquor proposal: “I am grateful to Sen. McIlhinney for taking the time and making the effort to listen to a broad range of opinions on the short-sighted House liquor privatization bill.  Unfortunately, the result appears to be […]

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