Several Hundred Senior Citizens Expected to Attend PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2010 – – State Senator Larry Farnese today hosted Senior Expo 2010 at the Philadelphia Senior Center, 509 South Broad St. Several hundred senior citizens from the First Senatorial District attended. This is the second year that Senator Farnese has hosted the Senior Expo, and […]

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Philadelphia, April 15, 2010 – – State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) announced today that the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) has received two state grants totaling $350,000 to help with the development of potential new industrial and manufacturing business sites. “These funds provide the opportunity to attract new businesses to the area and provide a […]

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Buy-in loophole unfair to taxpayers, police and firefighters April 7, 2010 – Senator Farnese today announced that he is drafting legislation that would prohibit city employees from using time earned in other jurisdictions to buy into the Philadelphia’s pension system unless they have worked for the City of Philadelphia for at least 5 years. It […]

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Suitable Location Crucial for Second License in Philadelphia April 12, 2010—–State Senator Lawrence Farnese today called for radical change in the casino licensing process in light of last week’s collapse of the proposed Steve Wynn/Foxwoods agreement. “We need to have a process that is going to produce a suitable location to build a casino,” said […]

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