Senate Democrats to Take Legal Action Against Overreaching Republican Subpoena and Corrupt Election Investigation
Harrisburg – September 15, 2021 – Following today’s Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee hearing, of which had one agenda item- Consideration of a motion to authorize the issuance of subpoenas- Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Democratic Chair of the...
Senate Dem Members of Intergovernmental Operations Committee Question Why Senate Republicans are Misusing Committees & State Resources
Harrisburg – September 9, 2021 – The Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee held a hearing today to allegedly examine the PA Department of State's evolving guidance to counties during the monumental 2020 general election. Testimony today from the Chairman of...
Harrisburg, PA − September 8, 2021 – Projects intended to reduce community violence in Philadelphia have been awarded more than $5 million, state Sen. Vincent Hughes announced today. The grants, through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency were awarded...
Senate Democrats Urge State Supreme Court to Take Action on Evictions for Tenants with Pending ERAP Applications
Harrisburg, PA − August 30, 2021 − The Senate Democratic Caucus sent the following letter to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to encourage the court to take action to halt evictions for tenants who already have pending applications in the Emergency Rental Assistance...
Senators Saval, Costa, Hughes, Haywood Announce New Legislation to Keep Struggling Pennsylvanians Housed
Harrisburg, PA − August 23, 2021 − Senator Nikil Saval (D–Philadelphia), Senator Jay Costa (D–Allegheny), Senator Vincent Hughes (D–Philadelphia/Montgomery), and Senator Art Haywood (D–Philadelphia/Montgomery) today announced their plans for legislation to keep...
PHILADELPHIA, August 19, 2021 – Image and hair care businesses that were hit hard by the pandemic are now eligible for $20 million in relief funding, state Sen. Vince Hughes, House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton and other state leaders announced today. At a news...
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