Sabatina Appointed Democratic Chairman of Senate Transportation Committee

PHILADELPHIA, January 3, 2017 — State Sen. John Sabatina, who was sworn in to serve his first full term in the Pennsylvania Senate today, has been appointed to serve as Democratic chair of the Senate Transportation Committee for the 2017-18 legislative session. The Senate Transportation Committee...
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Sabatina Joins Governor to Unveil $300M Investment in Phila. Port

PHILADELPHIA, December 21, 2016 – State Sen. John Sabatina joined Gov. Tom Wolf, as well as other state and local officials, along the Delaware River today to unveil $300 million in investments in the Port of Philadelphia, which will result in an estimated 7,000 additional jobs. This...
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Sabatina Home Invasion Bill Signed into Law

HARRISBURG, November 4, 2016 – Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law today a bill that will help prevent home-invasion burglaries, one of state Sen. John Sabatina’s long-time priorities. “I’m elated that we were able to get this through in the last hours of the legislative session and I’m appreciative of...
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Sabatina Announces $1M Boost for Tacony Library Project

HARRISBURG, November 2, 2016 – An effort to expand and renovate the century-old Tacony Library will receive a $1 million boost, state Sen. John Sabatina announced today. “Even in the Internet age, the Tacony Library is a vital community learning resource and a source of local pride,” Sabatina...
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Sabatina Praises Committee Passage of EMS Benefits Bill

HARRISBURG, Sept. 27, 2016 – State Sen.  John Sabatina today praised passage in a Senate committee of a bill intended to close a loophole in the disability benefits law that covers first responders, providing benefits to hundreds of Philadelphia EMS workers. The Senate Veterans Affairs and...
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It's time to start preparing to file for your tax returns! Volunteers for AARP Foundation Taxaide will be preparing tax returns for FREE by appointment starting in February on Wednesdays at the Katharine Drexel Branch Library (215-685-9383) and on Fridays at the Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia (215-685-0472). Please call during the third week of January to set up your appointment. This year, Photo IDs will be required for all taxpayers. Taxpayers should also bring last year’s return, all tax documents, and Social Security number proof for taxpayers and all dependents. ... See MoreSee Less

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