Press Releases

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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Sabatina: Marsy’s Law & Karen’s Law Head to Full Senate

Sabatina: Marsy’s Law & Karen’s Law Head to Full Senate

Harrisburg, March 27, 2019 – The Senate Judiciary Committee approved both Marsy’s Law (SB149) and Karen’s Law (SB123), Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) announced. Both bills passed unanimously, 12-0. They now head to the full senate for consideration. “Both of...

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Sabatina Rallies Support for Marsy’s Law, Victims’ Rights

Sabatina Rallies Support for Marsy’s Law, Victims’ Rights

Harrisburg – January 28, 2019 – Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) will join victims’ rights advocates on Tuesday, Jan. 29 to rally support for Marsy’s Law, legislation sponsored by Sabatina that amends the state Constitution to ensure the rights of crime victims are...

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Sabatina Informs Motorists of Interstate 95 Roadwork

Sabatina Informs Motorists of Interstate 95 Roadwork

Harrisburg – July 19, 2018 – Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) in encouraging motorists to prepare for scheduled roadwork on Interstate 95 beginning next week. “Motorists should travel with caution on Interstate 95 as lane closures will be in place during the...

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Sabatina Hosts Karen’s Law Rally for Victims’ Rights

Sabatina Hosts Karen’s Law Rally for Victims’ Rights

Harrisburg – June 25, 2018 – Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) led advocates and survivors of violent crime to rally for the passage of Senate Bill 1023, known as Karen’s Law. Named after Karen Widdoss-Milewski, a constituent and survivor of violent...

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Lane and Travel Restrictions Scheduled for Next Week

Lane and Travel Restrictions Scheduled for Next Week

Harrisburg – June 22, 2018 – Sen. John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) is alerting motorists to local lane and travel restrictions due to roadwork beginning June 25. “Various roadwork projects will be occurring in Philadelphia next week,” said Sabatina. “Motorists should...

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Sabatina: Apprenticeship Grants Approved for Philadelphia

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

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

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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