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Harrisburg, October 2, 2018 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) announced today that $6 million in state grants were awarded for three important transportation projects in Philadelphia to aid the shipyard, convert cranes at the Tioga Marine Terminal and rehabilitate a former heavy metal shredding facility on Pennrose Avenue.
National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday
Harrisburg – Sept. 24, 2018 – Legislation designed to ease access to the ballot and spur voter pre-registration by 16- and 17-year olds to ensure they are positioned to vote when they turn 18 has been introduced by state Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia).
Philadelphia, PA − August 24, 2018 − We have closely followed the recent press reports regarding the firing of Kay Martinez, who served as Mazzoni’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion. Additionally, we spoke directly with Nefertari Sloan, a staff member, who was reprimanded for attempting to address inequities and organizational policy, as well as other members of the community.
August 14, 2018 – State Sen. Larry Farnese issued the following statement concerning the investigative Grand Jury report detailing sexual abuse of children in six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania.
“The Grand Jury report includes details of horrendous acts perpetrated by members of the clergy from six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania. Members of the church and the public deserve a full accounting of the abuses, unqualified transparency and accountability.”
August 5, 2018: Winners and Losers for the Week Ending August 3 - City & State Pennsylvania
July 18, 2018: This state senator wants Pennsylvania to ban the outdated gay and trans ‘panic defense’ - BillyPenn
June 13, 2018: A Pa. Senate panel just approved a truly terrible abortion-ban bill - PennLive
Found in the First is a new video series spotlighting points of interest in the 1st Senatorial District. Take time to tour the district with Senator Larry Farnese. This month highlights Philadelphia: Birthplace of our Nation. Watch Video →