Press Releases

Sabatina: Apprenticeship Grants Approved for Philadelphia

Harrisburg, PA − April 4, 2018 – Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) announced apprenticeship grant funding has been approved for a variety of services and associations in his district. “These grants will continue to help individuals in our area receive the job...

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Sabatina: Phoenix Lithograph Rail Project Approved

HARRISBURG, March 27, 2018 – Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) said today that $700,000 in funding for the Phoenix Lithographing Corporation was approved to remove and replace obsolete tracks and complete track rehabilitation. “As Democratic chair of the Senate...

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Sabatina Recognizes April as Autism Awareness Month

Harrisburg- March 27, 2018 - Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) introduced a resolution to designate April 2018 as Autism Awareness Month. “It is incredibly important to recognize all those who are on the autism spectrum, as well as their families and caregivers. We...

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Sabatina Announces Solar Energy Funding for Roosevelt Mall

HARRISBURG, March 16, 2018 – Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) announced a solar energy grant has been approved for the engineering and installation of roof-top solar energy panels at Roosevelt Mall. “I am thrilled that Roosevelt Mall was selected as the recipient...

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Sabatina: Holme Avenue Bridge Work Slated for Mid-February

HARRISBURG, February 2, 2018 – Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) said that beginning on Monday, Feb. 12 motorists in Northeast Philadelphia will have to navigate through the construction work on the bridge carrying Holme Avenue over Wooden Bridge Run in Pennpack...

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Sen. Sabatina To Host Annual Senior Expo Oct. 6

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 31, 2017 — Local senior citizens are invited to participate in state Sen. John Sabatina’s annual Senior Expo, which takes place on Friday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory, 2700 Southampton Road (at Roosevelt...

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Sabatina’s ‘Paul’s Law’ Passes Senate Unanimously

HARRISBURG, May 22, 2017 – State Sen. John Sabatina’s legislation to protect critical health services for individuals with special needs was unanimously approved in the Pennsylvania Senate today. Senate Bill 108, “Paul’s Law,” would prohibit organ transplant...

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Sabatina to Host Free Document Shredding Event April 29

PHILADELPHIA, April 7, 2017 — State Sen. John Sabatina is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at the senator’s district office in the Parkwood Shopping Center at 12361 Academy Road. Individuals are welcome to bring up to...

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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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Sabatina Home Invasion Bill Heads to Governor

HARRISBURG, October 26, 2016 – Six months after a horrific incident in Northeast Philadelphia, a bill co-sponsored by state Sen. John Sabatina that is intended to crack down on home-invasion burglaries, is heading to the governor’s desk. “I’m relieved that the House...

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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...

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