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Local Share Fix Includes Grant to Upgrade the Banana Factory

HARRISBURG, May 24, 2017 – Today, as part of House Bill 271, the State Senate fixed the local share issue and included a dedicated funding source to upgrade the Banana Factory. The bill now moves to the House.  As passed…
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Boscola Announces $75,000 for Two Community Revitalization Projects

HARRISBURG, May 18, 2017 – State Senator Lisa Boscola today announced a total of $75,000 for two state Keystone Communities grants aimed at curbing blight and improving a community’s downtown business district. “These state dollars help local officials advance revitalization…
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Lawmakers and Citizens Rally at State Capitol for Redistricting Reform

HARRISBURG, May 9, 2017 – State lawmakers and over 100 citizens rallied today on the Capitol steps for redistricting reform legislation. Calling the current system unfair and a harmful distortion of democracy, reform advocates called for creating an independent citizen’s…
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Senator Mensch and Senator Boscola Introduce Resolution Recognizing April 2017 as Pennsylvania Community College Month

Harrisburg, April 26, 2017 –  Senator Lisa Boscola (D-Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton), and Senator Bob Mensch (R-Berks, Bucks, Montgomery), co-chairs of the bipartisan Community College Caucus, introduced a joint resolution today recognizing the month of April 2017 as “Pennsylvania Community College Month” in…
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