Standing Against GOP Voter Suppression
Street Statement on Philadelphia Event Organizers Outsting Israeli Food Truck
Philadelphia, PA – June 20, 2021 – Senator Sharif Street releases the following statement on Philadelphia Event Organizers Outsting Israeli Food Truck: “It was disheartening to hear organizers of “A Taste of Home” disinvite Moshava, an Israeli food company, from...
Pennsylvania State Sen. Sharif Street Commends Passage of Juneteenth Federal Holiday
PHILADELPHIA − June 17, 2021− State Sen. Sharif Street has issued the following statement commending the U.S. Congress for recognizing Juneteenth as a federal holiday, and urging Pennsylvanians to remain diligent in protecting the voting rights from renewed efforts to disenfranchise people of color:
Senator Street Joins Gov. Wolf & Delaware County Officials Denounce House GOP Attack on Freedom to Vote Disguised as Election Reform
Media, PA – June 17, 2021 – Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Delaware County leaders today to denounce efforts by Harrisburg Republicans to pass a bill disguised as election reform that is really about restricting the freedom to vote in retaliation for the outcome of...
Toni Morrison Bench Dedication
General Assembly Democrats, Local Leaders Across PA Call for Immediate Action on Toxic and Unsafe School Infrastructure
Statewide, PA − June 11, 2021 -- As the projected state budget surplus surged to $3 billion and more than $7 billion in federal aid remains idled by inaction, Senate & House Democrats gathered in front of local schools across Pennsylvania on Friday to call for...
House & Senate Democrats Join Gov. Wolf to Call for Investing in Schools, Delivering Equity for all Students
HARRISBURG, June 8, 2021 – House and Senate Democrats and advocates for students from across the state joined Gov. Tom Wolf to call for investing half of the $3 billion in above-expected state revenue into improving schools for students statewide, and fully...
Help is Here for our Kids
PA Schools Can Finally Be Funded Equally
Senate & House Democrats and Gov. Wolf Call for Investment in Schools
OpEd: ‘Sweet Swag’ A Gross Reward for Mocking Philly Gun Violence Deaths
OpEd by Senator Sharif Street Every day in America over three hundred people are shot. On Tuesday night 18-year-old Nasir Marks was fatally shot multiple times in West Philadelphia at around 7:30 p.m. A half-hour later, just before 8 p.m., a 15-year-old boy was shot...
Senator Sharif Street Announces $200K in Blight and Community Revitalization Grants
HARRISBURG – May 27, 2021 – Today Senator Sharif Street announced $200,000 in Commonwealth Finance Authority (CFA) funding grants for blighted properties in North Philadelphia. Two grants will be awarded to two projects, Be a Gem Crossing and Dox Thrash House, to...
State Government Committee Holds Public Hearing on Congressional Redistricting
Senator Street Remarks on George Floyd
Senators Street and Laughlin Present Rx Transparency Legislation
HARRISBURG − May 24, 2021 – Today Senators Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia) and Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) discussed their bipartisan legislation to require the state Insurance Department to collect and make publicly available data pertaining to the cost of each drug...
Governor Wolf Exercised His Constitutional Powers to Save Lives
On Tuesday Pennsylvanians will have the opportunity to select ballot measures, two of which fundamentally alter the Governor’s executive powers and ability to respond to emergencies.
PA Senate Democrats Introduce Spending Plan for $7 Billion in Federal American Rescue Plan Funds – The New Deal For PA
Harrisburg, Pa. – May 12, 2021 – Today, Pennsylvania Senate Democrats unveiled the “New Deal for PA” – a $6.15 billion investment of federal funds coming to the Commonwealth pursuant to the American Rescue Plan. The New Deal for PA focuses on Jobs, Opportunity,...
Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology Basics Presentation
Street – Opening 2021 PA State Hunger Garden
Driving Hunger Away During Ramadan
Senator Street Announces $15,000 in Childhood Nutrition/Agricultural Grants for Zhang Sah Martial Arts School
PHILADELPHIA – MAY 3, 2021 – Today Senator Sharif Street announced $15,000 in Farm to School Grant Funds for the Zhang Sah Martial Arts school in the Third Senatorial District. Zhang Sah Martial Arts will receive $15,000 for a project to support a school garden...
PA Senate Democrats to Join PA Sec. of Ag & Second Lady Gisele Fetterman for Policy Hearing on Food Insecurity in Pennsylvania
PA Senate Democrats Joined by PA Sec. of Ag & Second Lady Gisele Fetterman for Policy Hearing on Food Insecurity in Pennsylvania
Harrisburg – April 30, 2021 - At the request of Pennsylvania State Senators Judy Schwank (D- Berks), Tina Tartaglione (D- Philadelphia), and Sharif Street (D- Philadelphia), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a virtual policy hearing to discuss the issue of...
Sec. of Health : Gun Violence Is a Health Crisis
Senator Sharif Street Announces $354K in North Philadelphia Grants
HARRISBURG – April 21, 2021 – Today Senator Sharif Street announced $354,739 in Multi-Modal Transportation and Act 13 funding grants for the North Philadelphia Community. “We’re proud to invest in our community and ensuring our kids can enjoy quality...
Sen. Sharif Street Releases Statement on Guilty Verdict of Derek Chauvin
Philadelphia – April 20, 2021 – Sen. Sharif Street (D- Philadelphia) released the following statement on the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd: "Today justice was served, with a verdict of “Guilty” on all three counts in the trial of...
Special Committee on Election Integrity and Reform :: April 20, 2021
Public hearing on insight on the Administration of Elections in Philadelphia and Allegheny Counties