Senator Sharif Street to Host ‘Take Back Your Health’ Event

PHILADELPHIA, May 4, 2017 − Senator Sharif Street will host a Take Back Your Health event on Friday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Temple Administrative Services Building in the Learning Center located at 2450 W. Hunting Park Avenue. "Good physical health is vital to the long term viability of any community. Access to healthy produce is as important as the knowledge of how to live a...
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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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