Lawmakers Announce Legislation to Combat Vandalism at Religious Sites

PHILADELPHIA, March 2, 2017 — A group of state Senate Democrats will soon introduce legislation that would give district attorneys more options to combat vandalism of religious sites, according the measure’s prime-sponsor, state Sen. Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia). “A threat to any religious group is unacceptable in a nation that prides itself on the free exercise of religion,” Street said....
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Sen. Street Comments on Governor’s Budget Address

HARRISBURG, February 7, 2017 — State Sen. Sharif Street issued the following statement today on the governor’s budget address for the 2017-18 Fiscal Year: “Pennsylvania is faced with difficult decisions this year as the General Assembly prepares to address the state budget that includes a massive deficit. Governor Wolf has proposed a state budget that is fiscally prudent and still makes...
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Senate Democrats Call for Special Session on Property Tax Relief or Elimination

Harrisburg – February 1, 2017 – State Senate Democrats said that Gov. Tom Wolf should call a special session of the General Assembly to ensure that legislation that results in significant property tax relief or total elimination is passed and signed into law this session. At a news conference today at the state Capitol, Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) said taxpayers of...
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Senator Sharif Street Invites Public to ‘Pathways to Pardons’ Opportunity Fair

PHILADELPHIA, January 17, 2017 —  State Senator Sharif Street will join Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack and the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons to assist individuals with criminal record relief and economic empowerment at an upcoming “Pathway to Pardons” Opportunity Fair.

The event takes place on Monday, February 13 at 6 p.m. at Murrell Dobbins CTE High School, 2150 W. Lehigh Avenue in Philadelphia.

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Street Joins Governor to Announce Significant Investment in Port of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, December  21, 2016 — State Senator-elect Sharif Street was among the state and local officials who joined Gov. Tom Wolf along the Delaware River today to unveil $300 million in investments in the Port of Philadelphia, which will result in an estimated 7,000 jobs. This initiative, called the Capital Investment Program, ranks as one of the largest by a state on...
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Sen. Street Comments on Governor’s Budget Address

HARRISBURG, February 7, 2017 — State Sen. Sharif Street issued the following statement today on the governor’s budget address for the 2017-18 Fiscal Year: “Pennsylvania is faced with difficult decisions this year as the General Assembly prepares to address the state...

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