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HARRISBURG, December 11, 2013 – State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) today introduced Senate Bill 1208 to create buffer zones around Pennsylvania’s reproductive health care clinics so women can safely receive their medical services. The bill, which was announced in conjunction with a larger package of bills addressing the health needs of women, is designed to not only ensure a woman’s unimpeded access to medical services but the protection of a protester’s First Amendment rights.
PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 29, 2013) – State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) today released his letter to the Republican chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee requesting a hearing on Senate Bill (SB) 1095. The bill, which was authored by Farnese, protects organizations from Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP) and deters people from filing the damaging lawsuits.
October 9, 2013 — Senator Farnese traveled to Scranton for a Senate Democratic Policy Committee meeting on job creation and economic development. While there he heard from job creators, talked about workforce development and tax credits and explained the Senate Democratic Caucus’ plan to create jobs: PA Works Now.
Legislation protects LGBT citizens from housing, accommodation and employment discrimination
“Today’s introduction of SB 300; an important piece of legislation that prohibits discrimination in employment and housing because of a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression; marks one of my proudest moments as a Pennsylvania Senator.”
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October 30, 2013: These Three Bills Have The Potential To Radically Change Philly’s Development Process - Philly Curbed
October 29, 2013: Farnese calls for hearings on SLAPP Legislation – Plan Philly
July 12, 2013: Point/Counterpoint: Can Attorney General Kathleen Kane refuse to defend state in gay marriage lawsuit? - The Morning Call
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