Harrisburg – August 28, 2019 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D – Philadelphia) announced today that the Philadelphia International Airport has been awarded $424,900 for needed improvements to the airports SEPTA rail facilities “The Philly Airport is a vitally important part of the transportation network of Pennsylvania, and to the whole country,” said Farnese. “Making sure […]

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HARRISBURG, August 27, 2019 – After a months-long review of a sexual misconduct complaint against a former Pennsylvania House member, a Dauphin County grand jury has called for the Pennsylvania Legislature to create a new, independent Office of Legislative Responsibility to create a centralized reporting system for victims to report sexual harassment and sexual misconduct. […]

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Philadelphia, PA − August 15, 2019 − Senator Larry Farnese released the following statement on police officers’ shooting last night in North Philadelphia: “Last night’s shooting in North Philadelphia was devastating and we were reminded those who serve in our police force regularly put their lives on the line; their actions last night were nothing […]

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Philadelphia, Pa. − August 6, 2019 − Following the weekend’s rash of gun violence across the nation, and the epidemic of gun deaths plaguing Pennsylvania, Senator Larry Farnese has joined a bicameral group of legislators calling for a special session to address gun reform immediately. The group, PA SAFE Caucus, sent a letter to the Governor […]

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Harrisburg, Pa. − August 1, 2019 − Today, Democratic members from the Pennsylvania House and Senate are asking Governor Tom Wolf to declare a state of emergency to address the needs created by the elimination of the state’s General Assistance program. General Assistance was terminated, effective August 1st and there are no state resources lined […]

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Philadelphia – August 1, 2019 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D- Philadelphia) announced today that multiple projects in his district have been awarded $21,882,000 in state redevelopment grant funds. Through the Redeveloped Assistance Capital Program (RACP), grants are distributed to projects across the state that deal with the acquisition and construction of regional, cultural, civic, recreational, […]

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