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January 17, 2016 – Lauding the efforts of the Mazzoni Center to provide health care services for members of the LGBTQ community, State Senator Larry Farnese today announced a $1.5 million state investment in the Philadelphia based organization.
“I am so proud to stand with the wonderful staff from the Mazzoni Center and thank them for the work that they do to provide for the needs of our friends and neighbors in the LGBTQ community,” Farnese said.
Harrisburg – December 6, 2016 – More than $2 million in state grant funds were approved today to support three local projects aimed at providing for safe and healthy recreational opportunities for Philadelphia residents and their families, announced State Senator Larry Farnese.
“These projects speak to the core of what makes Philadelphia the vibrant and thriving city that it is,” Farnese said.
Harrisburg – Senate Democrats today elected leaders for the 2017-18 legislative session. State Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) was re-elected Democratic Floor Leader.
“It is an honor and a privilege to once again be chosen to serve the caucus as Leader,” Costa said. “We face many challenges moving into the new session but our members are focused and determined to address key issues and provide for the needs of all Pennsylvanians.”
Harrisburg – A $180,000 grant to create a connecting trail to the Schuylkill River Trail in East Fairmount Park and a $2.5 million loan to help with the relocation and expansion of Yards Brewing was approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) said today.
January 17, 2017: Mazzoni Center Moves Ahead with Expansion Plans – Philadelphia Gay News
January 8, 2016: WLP Supports New Anti-Abortion Clinic Violence & Harassment Bill – Women’s Law Project Blog
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