Harrisburg – April 25, 2018 – Legislation requiring assessors in Philadelphia’s Office of Property Assessments (OPA) be certified has cleared the Senate on a unanimous vote, according the proposal’s sponsor, Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia). “There simply is no reason that assessors in Philadelphia’s OPA should not be certified,” Farnese said.  “All assessors who work in […]

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 Harrisburg – April 23, 2018 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) said the On Lok Center for Seniors in Chinatown has received grant funding to expand and improve their services. “The services and programs provided through On Lok encourages seniors to be active, healthy, and social,” Farnese said. “These programs are essential to our senior community.” […]

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Harrisburg, April 16, 2018 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) announced that eight projects in Philadelphia have been awarded funding to assist with housing and financial education programs. “Funding for these projects is essential to improving our region,” Farnese said. “Increased access to financial education and expanding housing opportunities creates stable, growth-oriented communities.” The projects were […]

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Philadelphia –April 5, 2018 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) joined Governor Tom Wolf and lawmakers from both the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives for a news conference today to discuss legislation to combat sexual harassment. Farnese’s anti-discrimination legislation, Senate Bill 613, was added as a part of the legislative package highlighted by the governor. […]

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Harrisburg – April 4, 2018 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) announced that six local organizations have received grant funding to improve and expand their apprenticeship programs and services. “These grants are a great investment in the possibilities of Philadelphia’s workforce,” Farnese said. “I am pleased to see increased opportunities for good paying jobs expanding in our […]

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