First District Connection

September 1, 2017: Job and Career Fair

August 3, 2017: Catfish Fishing Festival

July 7, 2017: SEPTA Increases Fares Now In Effect

March 24, 2017: Never Giving Up

December 8, 2016: Career Opportunities with the Pa State Police

October 28, 2016: Low Income Heating Assistance Funds Released

September 13, 2016: Are You Ready 2Vote

May 4, 2016: Flushing the Notion of ‘Bathroom Bill’

April 1, 2016: Tourism’s Push for Support

February 17, 2016: Columbus Square Park Investment

January 5, 2016: Applauding Obama’s Gun Control Action

December 1, 2015: Standing with Philly Airport Contract Employees

October 23, 2015: First District Difference Makers

September 29, 2015: Stopgap Madness

September 24, 2015: SPECIAL EDITION: Papal Visit

August 26, 2015:  Bipartisan Support Announced for ‘Pennsylvania Fairness Act’ to Boost Economic Competitiveness

August 21, 2015: Oil Trains

July 22, 2015: One SLAPP Hurdle Cleared

June 4, 2015: Shale Tax = Better Education

May 7, 2015: SLAPP Approval, Phase #1

April 21, 2015: Bad Public Policy

April 7, 2015: Religious Freedom?

March 11, 2015: Budget Reasons

February 24, 2015: Shale Gas Extraction Tax

February 10, 2015: Enrollment Deadlines

January 27, 2015: Protecting LGBT Pennsylvanians

January 13, 2015: Christmas Tree Recycling Recycle Your Christmas Tree

December 16, 2014: Philly’s Top Holiday Events

November 25, 2014: Happy Thanksgiving

November 18, 2014: Open Enrollment: It’s time

November 3, 2014: This year’s LIHEAP program

October 21, 2014:  Free Kidney and Health Screenings 

October 7, 2014: Energy Coordinating Agency Can Help You Weatherize Your Home

September 23, 2014: Sen. Farnese, Lawmakers, Advocates Call for Better Protection of PA’s LGBT Citizens Under Current Hate Crime Statute

September 9, 2014: Fall 2014 Session

August 26, 2014: Mandatory Minimum Sentences

August 12, 2014: Philadelphia School Funding

July 29, 2014: Summer Fun: Healthy Activities

July 15, 2014: Summer Fun: Outdoor Movies

July 1, 2014: State Budget

June 17, 2014: Property Tax/Rent Rebate Deadline Extended

June 3, 2014: Marriage Equality

May 19, 2014: 511 Travel To Go

May 6, 2014: SLAPP Update! 

April 22, 2014: Prekindergarten Head Start Enrollment

April 8, 2014: Neumann Senior Expo

March 25, 2014: Senior Expo

March 11, 2014: Cultural and Historical Support Grant Program – Application Deadline Approaching

February 25, 2014: PennDOT Services 

February 11, 2014: Property Tax/Rent Rebates

January 28, 2014: The Longtime Owner Occupants Program (LOOP)

January 14, 2014: New Legislative Session

December 10, 2013: Philadelphia’s New Longtime Owner Occupants Program

November 26, 2013: Happy Holidays

November 12, 2013: Bridge Educational Foundation Grant Event 

October 29, 2013: It’s Almost LIHEAP Time Again

October 15, 2013:  Get Answers from the School District of Philadelphia

October 1, 2013: Fire Prevention Week is October 6-12

September 17, 2013: Peace Day in Philadelphia

August 6, 2013: Get Your Free Recycling Bin

July 9, 2013: Staying Safe

June 25, 2013: Summer Fun for the Family

June 11, 2013: Budget time in Harrisburg

May 28, 2013: Honor Your Vet with a Commemorative Plate

May 14, 2013: Senator Farnese pledges support for House Bill and Senate Bill 300

April 30, 2013: Greenfield Elementary Wins National Environmental Honor

April 16, 2013: Deepest Condolences

April 2, 2013: My Annual Business Leadership Series

March 19, 2013: AVI Community Meetings

March 5, 2013: Pennsylvania Invests $14,000,000 in the First Senatorial District

February 19, 2013: Important Information About Your Property Taxes

February 5, 2013: Rally for Sensible Gun Legislation

January 22, 2013: Helping People Stay in Their Homes

January 8, 2013: Make Your Voice Heard: Some Philadelphia Schools May Be Closing

December 11, 2012: Help our Children – Make a Donation

November 27, 2012: Free Money From LIHEAP

November 13, 2012: Energy Coordinating Agency Can Help You Weatherize Your Home

October 30, 2012: Legislative Update!

October 16, 2012: Voter ID Update

October 2, 2012: Become a Philadelphia Police Officer

September 18, 2012: Celebrate Senior Week

September 4, 2012: New State ID For Voting

August 21, 2012: Voter ID – A Bad Idea And A Disappointing Ruling

August 7, 2012: Voter ID – A Bad Idea

July 24, 2012: Fun Safe Philly Summer

July 10, 2012: PA’s New $27 Billion Budget

June 26, 2012:  Summer Treats at Area Farmers’ Markets

June 12, 2012: Actual Value Initiative Legislative Update

June 5, 2012: 5th Annual Free Arts Fest returns Saturday, June 9, 2012

June 1, 2012:  Council nearing compromise on tax plan and more money for schools?

May 29, 2012: Farnese, Members of the Philadelphia Delegation and City Council Condemn AVI and Seek Separate Property Reassessment and School Funding Solution

May 15, 2012:  Budget Update

May 1, 2012:  Veterans’ Employment Outreach Day May 8

April 17, 2012:  Need a photo ID?  Act now.

April 3, 2012: Direct Shipment of Wine is a Victory for Consumer Choice

March 6, 2012:  Costly Voter ID Bill Creates Obstacles for Pennsylvania Voters

February 21, 2012:  2012 Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair

February 7, 2012: Policy Committee Discusses Campaign Finance Reform in Philadelphia

January 24, 2012: Upcoming Senate Democratic Policy Committee on Campaign Finance Reform

January 1, 2012: The Family Can Visit The Farm Show For Free

 

2011

December 20, 2011: Protections for Pennsylvania’s Children 

December 6, 2011: Free Saturday Parking For Holiday Shoppers

November 22, 2011: Direct Wine Shipment Goes to Full Senate for a Vote

November 7, 2011: First District Seniors Enjoyed Free Health Screenings, Exhibits, Fun and Food

October 25, 2011: Fighting to Stop the Republicans from Closing Needed Women’s Health Clinics

October 11, 2011: Fighting to Keep Our Communities Safe

September 26, 2011: Creating Jobs and Expanding Philadelphia’s Ports

August 10, 2011: Call to Action to Support Mounted Patrol Unit

July 26, 2011: Marcellus Shale Report Amounts to Industry Infomercial

May 3, 2011: You can still choose an alternate electricity supplier

April 11, 2011: Police Welcome Restored Mounted Unit

March 29, 2011: Senator Farnese and Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Examines DNA Backlog and DNA Testing

January 31, 2011: Senator Farnese to Hold Hearings to Investigate DNA Backlog

January 10, 2011: Legislative Priorities in 2011