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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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Senate Roundtable at Capitol Focuses on Moving Municipalities from Distress to Success

HARRISBURG, April 13, 2016 — At the request of state Sen. Rob Teplitz (D-Dauphin/Perry), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a roundtable discussion today on Municipal Financial Challenges and Recovery at the Capitol. Chaired by Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh), the…
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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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