HARRISBURG, May 28, 2020  – State Sen. Larry Farnese released the following statement regarding his “no” vote today on the General Appropriations Bill: “Last June, I voted against the state budget agreement because it lacked a commitment to remediate the dangerous and unhealthy conditions inside Philadelphia’s aging public schools, including asbestos, lead, and mold. “Over the past […]

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Harrisburg, May 7, 2020 − At the request of state Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) the Senate Democratic Policy Committee held an online hearing to study the impact of overzealous and unsafe construction in Philadelphia’s burgeoning neighborhoods. “The city’s iconic neighborhoods are seeing a redevelopment boom that has stirred mixed feelings among both longtime residents and […]

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State Senator Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) will co-chair an online Senate Democratic Policy Committee hearing this Thursday to learn more about the impact of unsafe construction methods by untrained and inexperienced developers. “Philadelphia’s iconic neighborhoods are seeing a redevelopment boom that has stirred mixed feelings among long-time residents,” Farnese said. “In addition to worries about gentrification, […]

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