PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 10, 2014) – State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) today announced more than $4 million in Multimodal Transportation Fund and Alternative and Clean Energy Program Grants for the First Senatorial District of Pennsylvania. The grants, and projects they fund, will improve safety, transportation, the environment, and economic development. “It’s always nice to see state, […]

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PHILADELPHIA, July 10, 2014 – State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) today issued the following statement about Gov. Corbett’s morning press conference and the failure of the Republican leadership to work together to craft a sensible FY14-15 budget: “It’s good to see that Gov. Corbett finally decided to do something about the budget that has been […]

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HARRISBURG, Aug. 15, 2012 — The Senate Democratic Philadelphia delegation today rebuked Commonwealth Court’s refusal to grant an injunction that would have halted the state’s controversial voter ID law from being implemented. “I am extremely disappointed in the court’s decision. Pennsylvania does not have a voter fraud issue, but we now have a voter suppression […]

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Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s decision to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood is outrageous and politically motivated. Komen’s founder Nancy G. Brinker says the organization’s decision has been “mischaracterized”, but I do not agree.

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