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“It’s good to once again stand with State Representative John Taylor, who is sponsoring similar legislation in the House, and Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams to advocate for the passage of legislation that will set a mandatory minimum sentence for illegally carrying a gun in Philadelphia,” said Senator Larry Farnese.
PHILADELPHIA, April 24, 2014 – People and organizations that have been quieted by ongoing, frivolous lawsuits and mounting legal expenses today urged a state Senate panel to adopt Sen. Larry Farnese’s proposal to curtail the unfair practice.
Farnese’s SB 1095 would expand PA’s limited regulations and give civic organizations, individuals and various groups the power to more easily have their case dismissed or recover attorney fees if they win a so-called Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation, or SLAPP.
Committee to hear testimony on Senate Bill 1095
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 25, 2014 – State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) said today the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing in April on his anti-SLAPP legislation, Senate Bill 1095.
The hearing will take place at 9:30 a.m. on April 24 at the Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., Philadelphia.
January 17, 2014: Senator Farnese and Dr. Edward Wilson place a wreath at the grave of Ben Franklin in celebration of his 308th birthday.
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 19, 2014 » More
Stakeholder and supporter rally » More
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September 21, 2014: State pols join push to amend hate-crime law - Philly.com
September 11, 2014: Has city’s gun violence witnessed its last straw? - The Philadelphia Tribune
August 24, 2014: Editorial: It’s time to toughen gun law penalties - Delcotimes.com
August 22, 2014: Transportation cuts on hold at Philly schools - Philly.com
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