Philadelphia, December 11, 2019 − Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) today announced state grant dollars for seven area programs aimed at curbing crime and giving young people constructive outlets and choices. “I am pleased to see state dollars bolster local efforts to encourage people to seek positive and constructive outcomes – and avoid destructive and negative […]

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Harrisburg – November 20, 2019 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) and Rep. Donna Bullock said it was important to raise awareness of homeless youth in Pennsylvania. That’s why they hosted a news conference today in the state Capitol on Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness Awareness Day. “Last year there were 36,823 school children in Pennsylvania […]

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Harrisburg – November 18, 2019 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D- Philadelphia) and Rep. Maria Donatucci announced today that the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has awarded $250,000 for the continued development and improvements to FDR Park. “For many years FDR Park has been an incredible asset for our city,” Farnese said. “I am very […]

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Harrisburg – November 15, 2019 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D – Philadelphia) announced today that community development projects in his district have been awarded over $2 million in state tax credits. “Strong investments in our communities are a strong investments in our future,” Farnese said. The tax credits come through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) […]

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Philadelphia – November 12, 2019 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D- Philadelphia) announced today that $900,00 in Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Recreation and Conservation Grants have been awarded to two projects within the city. “It is vital to the health and vitality of our city that we maintain and develop our natural resources […]

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Harrisburg – November 12, 2019 – Sen. Larry Farnese (D – Philadelphia) announced today that three city projects have received a total of $850,000 in state funds. “Making sure our city has the most efficient, safe, and up-to-date transportation networks is one of the keys to continue seeing our city thrive,” Farnese said. Projects receiving […]

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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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