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Upcoming Policy Committee Meetings

Please note that there will be a Policy hearing on Friday, December 8 at 10:00 a.m. at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. 

The street address for this hearing event is: 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15282. The location will be the Dougherty Ballroom within the Power Center.  

Democratic Leader Senator Jay Costa will co-chair this event.  The topic is Treatment for Individuals with Substance Use Disorder 

Contact Julie Carraghan, Executive Director, in Senator Boscola’s Harrisburg office at 717-787-4236 or via e-mail at jcarraghan@pasenate.com with any Policy Committee-related questions.

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ADVISORY: State Senate Committee to Hold Pittsburgh Hearing on Substance Use Disorder Treatment

(Pittsburgh, Pa.) --- At the request of Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny), the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a public hearing this Friday in Pittsburgh on Costa’s legislation that would enable families ...
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State Senate Committee Discusses Ways to Prevent Street Harassment

Philadelphia – November 1, 2017 – At the request of state Sen. Lawrence Farnese (D-Phila.), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a roundtable discussion at City Hall on strategies for preventing street harassment. “It ...
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State Senate Committee to Discuss Ways to Prevent Street Harassment

PHILADELPHIA, October 30 - - At the request of Senator Lawrence Farnese (D-Phila.), the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a public roundtable discussion this Wednesday in Philadelphia on strategies for preventing street harassment ...
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Joint Senate Policy Committees Forum: Reforming Pennsylvania’s School Property Tax System (MEDIA ADVISORY)

The state Senate Majority and Democratic Policy Committees, chaired by state Sens. David Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) and Lisa M. Boscola ((D-Lehigh/Northampton), will hold a roundtable discussion this Wednesday to discuss legislative reforms to the school property ...
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State Senators Discuss Vocational and Job Training at Thorndale Hearing

Coatesville, March 23, 2017 -- At Sen. Andy Dinniman’s request, the Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a hearing on vocational and job training opportunities for people with disabilities. “This hearing is aimed at giving ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY – State Senators Discuss Job Training for Individuals with Disabilities

At Sen. Andy Dinniman’s request, the Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a hearing this Thursday in Thorndale on job training and vocational opportunities for people with disabilities.  The hearing will be held Thursday, March ...
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