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Philadelphia – May 10, 2019 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) is pleased to announce that the Philadelphia Senior Center on the Avenue of the Arts has been awarded a 2018-2019 Senior Center Grant to implement and improve programs.
“Senior Centers are important and necessary establishments in our communities,” said Farnese. “For many aging adults, the centers provide access to social events, health screenings, financial protection education, and other important services.”
Harrisburg, May 6, 2019 − Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) and Rep. Kevin Boyle (D-Phila.) today renewed their fight to put sexual orientation and gender identity back under the protections of Pennsylvania’s hate crimes law.
“While these crimes might have individual victims, their impact is much deeper than that,” Farnese said. “The perpetrators are sending the message that you’re different and you deserve to be treated differently.”
Philadelphia lawmaker also applauds Senate Democratic sponsors for their work
Harrisburg – April 10, 2019 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D- Philadelphia) today said he strongly supports legislation unveiled today by Senate Democrats that would eliminate the statute of limitations for sexual offenses and allow victims to sue their abusers for damages.
PHILADELPHIA − March 29, 2019 – Today, Senator Farnese joined a broad coalition of union leaders and elected officials convened by the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers. The group gathered at F.S. Key Elementary School to propose an immediate investment of $170 million to make immediate, critical repairs to Philadelphia’s school buildings.
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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 Old City. Watch Video →