PHILADELPHIA, April 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania State Senator Sharif Street (PA-3), Vice-Chair of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, today announced the formation of his exploratory committee for the United States Senate. More than 100 leaders from across Pennsylvania joined him in person and virtually. The event was live streamed on Senator Street's Facebook page and can be seen here.
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(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden released top-level numbers for his proposed 2022 budget Friday. The $1.5 trillion plan includes major spending increases for domestic projects while keeping defense spending essentially steady with inflation.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Eccentric art, architecture and paw prints were the topics of a recent Community Conversation State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) hosted with Kyle McKoy, President & Executive Director of the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle. The discussion highlighted the work of Henry Mercer, and the cultural significance of his craft and creativity had on Bucks County.
(The Center Square) – A bill pending in the Pennsylvania General Assembly opens a two-year litigation window for survivors of child sex abuse to sue their perpetrators after a botched constitutional amendment set back the issue until 2023.
BUCKS COUNTY >> State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) announced today that he will be introducing legislation to make voting easier for Pennsylvanians. The legislation, called the Safe Drop Act, requires counties provide a minimum of one drop box for every 20,000 residents. Moreover, the drop boxes would have to be available to voters 24 hours a day, seven days a week from the beginning of mail in balloting until the polls close at 8:00 pm on Election Day.
Long before becoming a president, 31 years ago, the then-senator Joe Biden visited IUP.
One year after COVID shutdown orders radically changed the way we live our lives; Pennsylvania is slowly returning to some semblance of normalcy as the Wolf Administration begins to belatedly relax certain restrictions.
U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has competed in three triathlons and regularly pushes through muscle pain and fatigue during the spin cycle classes she teaches on Capitol Hill. But the Arizona Democrat is now facing a different type of grueling test: whether she will buck the progressive wing of her party and stand by her vow to uphold the Senate filibuster even if it imperils top Democratic priorities she supports.
Arkoosh joins Fetterman and Kenyatta in planning to seek their party's nod next year for the job now held by Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey.