Harrisburg – October 31, 2019 – Four grants totaling more than $550,000 have been approved for local organizations in Philadelphia, state Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) said today. Grant funding was approved for Fairmont Community Development Corporation, Friends of Bok, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and Turning Points for Children. “The grant funding will help support four important […]

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Legislation will give state the tools to prevent and address hate crimes across commonwealth

HARRISBURG, October 30, 2019 – As Pennsylvanians paused to mark one year since the terror attack in Squirrel Hill, legislators in the Pennsylvania House and Senate have moved to introduce a comprehensive legislative package to address hate crimes.

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  Harrisburg – October 29, 2019 – Legislation sponsored by Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) to streamline the guardianship process for medically disabled adult children was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee today. “As Democratic Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, I am proud to sponsor legislation to streamline the guardianship process and save families with […]

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Harrisburg – October 21, 2019 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D – Philadelphia) voted no on Senate Bill 790 today, which he said will further deregulate the oil and gas industry within Pennsylvania. “The Pennsylvania Constitution guarantees all citizens of this Commonwealth the ‘right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, […]

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Harrisburg – October 2, 2019 – State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) said today that two urban agriculture grants worth in excess of $50,000 have been approved for projects in his district in Philadelphia. “One of the goals of the recently approved farm bill package was to spur urban agriculture,” Farnese said.  “The grants approved for […]

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