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Sabatina: Announces Two Local Grants 

Sabatina: Announces Two Local Grants 

Harrisburg, 4 December 2020 - Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) is pleased to announce two local grant awards for deserving projects. Riverfront North Partnership was awarded $340,000 for the first phase of construction of the Bridesburg Riverfront Park. Tacony...

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Sabatina: Karen’s Law Signed by Governor Wolf

Sabatina: Karen’s Law Signed by Governor Wolf

Harrisburg, November 25, 2020 − Senator John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) is elated to announce  his Karen’s Law legislation is officially the law in Pennsylvania. The bill passed in the Senate in October and the House last week. Gov. Wolf signed the bill into law as Act No. 124 of 2020.

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Sabatina: Karen’s Law Passed House by a Vote of 168-33

Sabatina: Karen’s Law Passed House by a Vote of 168-33

Harrisburg – November 18, 2020 − Senator John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) announced his Karen’s Law legislation cleared its last hurdle in the General Assembly passing the House on concurrence by a vote of 168-33. The bill passed in the Senate 46-3 in October. It now goes to Governor Wolf’s desk to be signed into law. Wolf is expected to sign the bill.

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Sabatina: Military Family Relief Assistance Program Signed into Law (SB-1076)

Sabatina: Military Family Relief Assistance Program Signed into Law (SB-1076)

Harrisburg, November 17, 2020 − Senator John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) was pleased to announce Senate Bill 1076 was signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf. The bill extends 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.

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Sabatina: Karen’s Law Passed by a Vote 46-3

Sabatina: Karen’s Law Passed by a Vote 46-3

Harrisburg, October 21, 2020 − Senator John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) announced Karen’s Law passed in the Senate by a vote of 46-3. The House companion bill (HB-1538 – White) will be the official bill to be signed so as not to delay to process. Sabatina pushed the companion bill through the Senate instead of waiting for his own Senate Bill (SB-123).

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Senator Sabatina to Host His Annual Senior Expo

Senator Sabatina to Host His Annual Senior Expo

State Senator John P. Sabatina Jr. invites you to his Senior Expo on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Army National Guard Armory. Residents of the 5th Senatorial District are invited to meet with representatives from many state...

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Sabatina: Marsy’s Law Passes Senate 

Sabatina: Marsy’s Law Passes Senate 

Harrisburg, June 19, 2019 - Senator John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) was pleased to see Marsy’s Law pass unanimously in the Senate today by a vote of 50-0. The version that passed the Senate is State Rep. Delozier’s companion bill, HB 276, which is identical to Sen....

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Sabatina: Karen’s Law Passes the Senate (SB 123) 

Sabatina: Karen’s Law Passes the Senate (SB 123) 

Harrisburg, June 19, 2019 − Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) is elated that his legislation Senate Bill 123, also known as Karen’s Law, was passed unanimously (50-0) by the Senate and is one major step closer to becoming a law in Pennsylvania. “It’s been well over...

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Sabatina: Karen’s Law Rally (SB 123) 

Sabatina: Karen’s Law Rally (SB 123) 

Harrisburg, June 7, 2019 – A rally will be held Monday, June 10 for Karen’s Law (SB 123) at 11:00 a.m. in the Capitol Rotunda. The rally will highlight the bipartisan support for the bill sponsored by Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia). Crime Victim Advocates from...

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