Senate Democrats Spotlight Key Farm Issues, Introduce Elements of PA Farm Bill

Schwank, Sabatina, Street promote organics, tax-exemptions, tax credit expansion, urban agriculture

Harrisburg – May 7, 2019 – Senate Democrats introduced key pieces of the PA Farm Bill today, including measures to promote organic farming, exempt taxes for beginning farmers, increase tax credits and stimulate urban farming.

Lawmakers Announce Legislation to End the Death Penalty in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG – April 30, 2019 – Today, Sen. Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia), Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery), and Rep. Chris Rabb (D-Philadelphia) were joined by advocates as they called for ending the death penalty in Pennsylvania. The lawmakers are introducing legislation in their respective chambers to repeal the penalty that is proven to be unsuccessful as a crime deterrent, incredibly costly, and a flawed system of punishment. “The overwhelming cost, disparate application of...

Moms Demand Action and CeaseFire PA Join Senator Street to Welcome Team 26 to Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pa. − April 29, 2019  −  Moms Demand Action and CeaseFire PA joined Senator Street, Philadelphia Councilwoman Cindy Bass and Senator Haywood at Temple in leading a community rally to welcome Team 26 to Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Senate also honored David Doyle of Team 26 who recently passed in a tragic accident with a Citation of Condolence Sponsored by Senator Street. Representatives Malcolm Kenyatta, Danilo Burgos and various advocates in gun violence prevention...

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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.

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