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Harrisburg, PA, May 14, 2013 — The Senate of Pennsylvania today unanimously approved State Sen. Larry Farnese’s (D-Phila.) resolution declaring May 2013 as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS, Awareness Month in Pennsylvania. Each year more than 5,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with ALS, which is commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Farnese’s resolution was co-sponsored by State Sen. Rob Teplitz (D-Dauphin/York).
Legislation protects LGBT citizens from housing, accommodation and employment discrimination
“Today’s introduction of SB 300; an important piece of legislation that prohibits discrimination in employment and housing because of a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression; marks one of my proudest moments as a Pennsylvania Senator.”
Legislation champions the Senator’s campaign finance reform package
PHILADELPHIA, April 17, 2013 – The Pennsylvania Senate unanimously adopted a campaign finance reform bill today that State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) said would empower more Pennsylvanians to cast an educated vote thanks to a clearer understanding of donors and candidates.
PHILADELPHIA, February 8, 2013 – State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) today congratulated Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane for fulfilling her campaign pledge to close the Florida Loophole. Her decision to dissolve Pennsylvania’s reciprocal conceal carry license agreement gives law enforcement and prosecutors a powerful tool that will keep Pennsylvanians safe.
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May 7, 2013: Pa Rep. Sims and PA Sen. Farnese release statement on the introduction of house and senate bills 300 - TriCounty Record
May 7, 2013: It’s about time PA made us all equal under the law (editorial) - The Public Record
May 7, 2013: Local senators back anti-discrimination bill -
May 7, 2013: PA Legislature Introduces Bipartisan Nondiscrimination Act to Protect LGBT Citizens – Philadelphia Weekly
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