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State Senate Hearing in Erie Focuses on Gas Drilling in the Lake Erie Watershed

Erie – May 5, 2016 – At the request of state Sen. Sean Wiley, the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing today on problems related to gas drilling in the Lake Erie watershed. “We need to make responsible…

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Legislative Redistricting Work Group Agrees on Reform Principles

Harrisburg, March 16, 2016 – Stressing the urgency to act soon, a bipartisan, bicameral legislative work group today announced agreement on redistricting reform principles and said they hope to reach consensus on a specific bill soon. The group urged the…

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Boscola Announces $847,000 in State Grants for Local Projects

BETHLEHEM — Jan. 27, 2016 –Sen. Lisa Boscola today announced a total of $847,000 in state grant funds for conservation/recreational projects in Lehigh and Northampton counties. “I am pleased to have played a role in obtaining state grant dollars to…

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Senate Hearing Focuses on Sen. Boscola’s Requiring Snow and Ice Removal from Trucks

HARRISBURG — Jan. 27, 2016 – In opening comments to fellow state Senate Transportation Committee members, Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh) today urged approval of her legislation that would require truckers to remove snow and ice from their tractor-trailers before driving.…

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