Senator Street Offers Legislation to Restrict Military Grade Weapons in wake of Philadelphia Shooting 

Philadelphia, PA − August 15, 2019 – Senator Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia), today joined Philadelphia Mayor Ji Kenney, Senator Bob Casey, Congressman Evans and Philadelphia Police Commissioner Ross along with a host of elected officials from every level of government to condemn the inaction of state and federal leaders in the wake of chronic gun violence and mass murder, prefaced by the largest mass shooting of Philadelphia law enforcement in recent history.  Six police officers were...

Senator Street, PHA Host Mobile Constituent Services

Philadelphia, PA – August 13, 2019 – Senator Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia), joined the Philadelphia Housing Authority to host mobile constituent services at three PHA locations on Monday, August 12th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Taking it to the streets gave us an opportunity to bring resources to elders or those who may not necessarily attend community meetings, or have time to visit the office “said Senator Street, “It’s great for me to be able to do this in North Philadelphia, not far from...

Senator Street Announces $4.5 Million in Grants for Philadelphia’s 3rd Senate District

Philadelphia, PA − August 2 – Senator Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia), announced today that $4.5 million in grants have been awarded under the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program to fund projects that will benefit residents of Philadelphia’s 3rd Senate District. “These investments in Philadelphia are essential to providing the quality of living all communities should enjoy, including greater access to affordable housing, enhanced health and human services and revitalized recreational...

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Adult Use Cannabis Bill

State Senators Sharif Street and Daylin Leach recently announced legislation that would end Pennsylvania’s prohibition of cannabis and would ultimately legalize cannabis for adult-use in PA.  

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Medical Marijuana Card

Governor Wolf legalized medical marijuana in Pennsylvania on April 6, 2016, and on February 15, 2018 medical marijuana became available for patients at dispensaries across the commonwealth.


Clean Slate Law

The Clean Slate Law gives people a second chance at life, after being unjustly burdened after paying their debt to society. Criminal histories can be cleared from your record for certain offenses.

LGBTQ+ Rights are Human Rights

Honoring Stonewall 50th Anniversary

On June 28, 1969, a mass protest broke out in front of the Stonewall Inn in New York City against the discriminatory practice of the police raiding bars that were frequented by members of the LGBT community.

The demonstration gathered more attention and community support as members of the community clashed with police forces for the following six days, leading the “Stonewall Riots” to become one of the most-well known catalysts for the LGBT Rights Movement in the United States.

50 years after this iconic display of community solidarity against discrimination, we recognize and honor the elders of the 
LGBT Rights Movement who have lived their lives to ensure that LGBT+ Rights are indeed counted as Human Rights for all. 

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