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 the governor’s support,” Sabatina said. “I brought this bill from my term in the House of Representatives over to the Senate and it’s been a goal of mine since my days a prosecutor in the District Attorney’s office.”

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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 Emergency Preparedness Committee unanimously approved House Bill 2148 , which would add the city EMS workers and others to the decades-old law that covers firefighters and other first responders across the state.

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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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Sabatina Praises Record Investment in Philly Ports

PHILADELPHIA, November 22, 2016 – State Sen. John Sabatina today praised the announcement of more than $300 million in investments in the Port of Philadelphia that will result in an estimated 7,000 additional jobs. “The Delaware River has played a critical role in the...

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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...

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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...

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