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, May 10, 2016 – 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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Sabatina Announces State Grants for Local EMS, Fire Departments

PHILADELPHIA, April 25, 2016 – Three EMS units in Sen. John Sabatina’s district will get state grants to help them buy equipment, reduce debt, or pay for training.

Sen. Sabatina said the money for Northeast First Aid Corps, Rhawnhurst Bustleton Ambulance Association, and Wissinoming Volunteer First Aid Corps comes from the state’s Fire Company, Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program.

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Safe Streets Law Enforcement Grant Program Detailed

Harrisburg – April 21, 2016 – Senate Democrats representing large and small cities across Pennsylvania stepped forward today to propose an aggressive crime prevention plan that would provide $3.2 million in grants for local police departments.

The Safe Streets Law Enforcement Grant Program would enable local officials from cities of all sizes to apply for grants covering one-time expenses for equipment, training, new public safety initiatives and police overtime.

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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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Sabatina Urges Residents to Look Into Tax Relief Program

HARRISBURG, June 9, 2016 – State Sen. John Sabatina today praised the extension of the deadline for Pennsylvania’s Property Tax and Rent Rebate program, and urged residents to double-check their eligibility. “Although this program can significantly ease the financial...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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7oct10:00 am- 1:00 amSenior Expo10:00 am - 1:00 am 2700 Southampton Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154Pennsylvania Army National Guard Armory

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