PA Senate Democrats Announce $225 Million for Small Business Assistance Grants Statewide

HARRISBURG – June 8, 2020 – Members of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus announced the direction of $225 million in federal CARES Act funding to aid small businesses across the commonwealth.  This funding was authorized by the recently enacted COVID-19 Emergency Supplement to the...

Sabatina: Disturbed by Secrecy in Firing 700 Pennsylvania Employees

Harrisburg, June 5, 2020 − Senator John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) implored Governor Wolf to suspend the termination of 700 Pennsylvania employees until public hearings can be held on the clandestine decision by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC).

Sabatina: Bill to Avoid Expiration of Military Family Relief Assistance Program is Headed to House (SB-1076)

Harrisburg, May 28, 2020 − Senator John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) was pleased to announce Senate Bill 1076 passed unanimously (50-0) in the Senate today. The bill provides an extension of the Military Family Relief Assistance Program (MFRAP). Created in 2005, MFRAP provides grants up to $3,500 to Pennsylvania service members and their families in need.

Governor Wolf Signs House Version of Sen. Sabatina’s Ending Child Marriage Legislation (Act 18 of 2020)

Harrisburg, May 8, 2020 - Senator John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) is elated that his Ending Child Marriage bill has become law. Governor Wolf signed the House version of Sabatina’s bill, which is now Act 18 of 2020. The components of the law related to ending child marriage take effect immediately....

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