- 37th District
A statewide coalition kicked off a “campaign for fair education funding” with a Tuesday teleconference involving 29 intermediate units. “We are building a very diversified campaign to bring all of the stakeholders into the room and together define what is……Continue reading »
FINDLAY TWP. — Pittsburgh International Airport’s newest retail area looks chic, but don’t just take the word of politicians and businesspeople. “This is fantastic for Pittsburgh,” said Carmindy, the singularly named makeup expert from TLC’s “What Not to Wear” who……Continue reading »
A pending U.S. Supreme Court case is directing attention to a Sen. Bob Casey Jr., D-Pa. bill that the senator said would create “common sense” workplace accommodations for pregnant women. Casey stopped in York City Thursday morning to promote the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act with local……Continue reading »
Bill Providing for Emergency Epinephrine in Schools Clears Senate Committee – Allegheny/Beaver County Times
HARRISBURG — Legislation that would provide access to emergency epinephrine in Pennsylvania’s schools cleared the Senate Education Committee this week. The proposed law would permit schools to obtain a stock of epinephrine medication, designate certain school employees to administer it,……Continue reading »
MT. LEBANON, Sept. 24, 2014 – - State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) announced plans for his annual Senior Fair for constituents, this year in a new location. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, October……Continue reading »
HARRISBURG, September 24, 2014 – - State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) today issued the following statement on Senate passage of Senate Bill 444, the update to Pennsylvania’s Open Records Law. “I supported the original Open Records Law six years ago……Continue reading »
Bill Allowing Schools to Administer Epinephrine Advances in State Senate – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
The state Senate Education Committee approved legislation Tuesday that would allow schools to keep epinephrine auto-injectors on hand without student-specific prescriptions and to allow school personnel to administer the medication in emergencies. “With the number of students with food allergies……Continue reading »
HARRISBURG, Sept. 23, 2014 – - State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) today announced that the Senate Education Committee approved his legislation that would provide for access to emergency epinephrine in schools. “With the number of students with food allergies on……Continue reading »
Getting older can come not just with wisdom but also new challenges, many of them health-related. State Sen. Matt Smith will host his 8th annual senior fair to help seniors and their caretakers better navigate those waters, October 22, from 10……Continue reading »
Another $7 million in public assistance could be on the way to support the Pittsburgh International Airport World Trade Center, which has $7 million in state money committed to it. At the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County meeting on Friday,……Continue reading »
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