PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 22, 2011 – To celebrate Thanksgiving and help almost 50 area seniors and low income families, State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) gave away turkeys to United Communities Southeast Philadelphia’s Houston Community Center and Presbyterian Tower’s Riverside Homes. For the past three years Sen. Farnese has donated free turkeys before Thanksgiving so members of area community organizations have an enjoyable holiday.

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PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 15, 2011 – State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) today voted to expand consumer choice and support local businesses by allowing consumers to directly ship wine to their homes. Senate Bill 790, which was amended in committee to closely resemble Sen. Farnese’s March 2011 legislation (Senate Bill 886) unanimously passed out of the Senate’s Law and Justice Committee. The bill will offer Pennsylvanians more choice in the wines they select and drink in their homes and area restaurants.

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PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 9, 2011 – State Sen. Larry Farnese today called on the Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate’s Finance Committee to fast track his legislation that would keep state and municipal workers who are convicted of a sex crime against a minor from collecting their public pension.

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