Sen. Sharif Street to Host a Business Diversity & Inclusion Event

PHILADELPHIA, September 6, 2018 — State Senator Sharif Street in partnership with Deputy Secretary Kerry Kirkland, PA Department of General Services and Iola Harper, Deputy Director of Commerce for the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Economic Opportunity will host a Diverse & Minority Business Forum on Friday, September 28, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m at Temple University Student Center. “It’s critical that Pennsylvania supports a diverse and inclusive economic landscape, which benefits all...

Sharif Street’s district office is helping people register for medical marijuana

Billy Penn | By Sarah Anne Hughes

So far, the Philly state senator appears to be the only PA legislator to offer this service.

Inside state Sen. Sharif Street’s office in North Central, the walls are covered in posters advertising assistance programs and brochures scattered about the space offer every kind of constituent service.

A flier on the front desk now promotes a new one: “APPLY FOR A MEDICAL MARIJUANA CARD.”

Senator Street and PA Sentencing Commission Table Controversial Vote

Philadelphia, Pa. − June 14, 2018 –  On Wednesday June 7th, Senator Sharif Street (D- Philadelphia), and members of the PA Sentencing Commission received testimony on the pending vote to adopt a proposal for a new Risk Assessment tool guide judicial sentencing throughout Pennsylvania.  Senator Sharif Street had previously met with opponents of the tool to hear their concerns.  Opponents of adoption spent more than a week targeting Commission members: State Rep. Joanna McClinton; Senator Sharif...

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