Senator Sabatina Holds Meeting to Help Prepare Students for 21st Century Jobs

HARRISBURG, Sept. 16, 2016 – After months of behind-the-scenes work, state Sen. John Sabatina this week brought together officials of biopharmaceutical leader AstraZeneca and the Community College of Philadelphia to discuss ways to better prepare students for 21st century jobs.

“The reason we make significant investments in post-secondary education is to prepare young people for good jobs in the modern workforce,” Sabatina said. “The only way to know whether we’re getting results is to make sure employers and educators are listening to each other.”

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Free Sign Up for PA 529 Plan in September

Free enrollment in the PA 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan is available through September.   Visit www.pa529.com, click on the “Enroll Now” link to enroll in the Guaranteed Savings Plan.  Use the coupon code “SABATINA” to have the $50 enrollment fee waived. Enrollment in the Investment Plan is always free.

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Senator John Sabatina Invites You to His Senior Expo

State Senator John P. Sabatina Jr. invites you to his Senior Expo on Friday, October 7, 2016 from 10 am to 1 pm at the Pennsylvania Army National Guard Armory.

Residents of the 5th Senatorial District are invited to meet with representatives from City, State and Federal agencies, and community organizations that will be present to provide information. Among them will be the Pennsylvania Lottery, Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, American Red Cross, various hospitals, and many other health and housing organizations.

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Home Invasion Bill Passes the Senate

HARRISBURG – The state Senate today unanimously passed Sen. John Rafferty and Sen. John Sabatina’s bill targeting the perpetrators of violent home-invasion robberies.

Senate Bill 1062, jointly authored by Sabatina, a Philadelphia Democrat, and Sen. John Rafferty, a Republican who represents parts of Berks, Chester and Montgomery counties, will expand the maximum penalty for home invasions, giving judges the option of sentencing perpetrators to up to 40 years in prison.

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On Friday, October 7th, I will be hosting my annual Senior Expo at the PA National Guard Armory on Northampton Road. We will have over 100 representatives from various state agencies, city offices, health care advocates and other senior-related programs. Please stop by to say hello. It's open to all senior citizens of the 5th Senate District. ... See MoreSee Less

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Sabatina Fosters Meeting with Education, Industry Leaders

HARRISBURG, Sept. 16, 2016 – After months of behind-the-scenes work, state Sen. John Sabatina this week brought together officials of biopharmaceutical leader AstraZeneca and the Community College of Philadelphia to discuss ways to better prepare students for 21st...

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Sabatina Announces Grants for Recreational Projects

HARRISBURG, July 1, 2016 – Two key Northeast Philadelphia recreational projects will receive more than $200,000 in state grants, state Sen. John Sabatina announced today. “These two projects are key to preserving the balance between economic development and...

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