HARRISBURG, May 28 – The Senate and House Democratic policy committees hosted a joint hearing at Philadelphia City Hall to discuss legislation that aims to improve public health and safety by giving workers the opportunity to accrue paid sick leave. State Sen. Larry Farnese and Rep. Maria Donatucci, both D-Phila., co-chaired the hearing evaluating legislative […]

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HARRISBURG, May 13, 2015 – Presented with a bill that threatens to strip the retirement nest eggs of teachers and state employees while doing little to cure Pennsylvania’s public pension problem, Sen. Larry Farnese voted against the proposal moments ago. The Philadelphia Democrat said he opposes the legislation and the way the Republican-led upper chamber […]

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HARRISBURG, May 5, 2015 – State Sen. Larry Farnese issued the following statement today following the Senate Judiciary Committee’s unanimous approval of his legislation to help stop Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation, or SLAPPs. “It’s well known that big fish eat little fish, but today we made a significant stride to protect the little fish.” […]

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