• Sen. Kitchen Holds Town Hall Meeting

    On Monday, September 15th , Senator Shirley Kitchen held a live Telephone Town Hall Meeting. Participants were able to ask questions as well as listen to a discussion about issues that are important to our area. .

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  • Kitchen, Stack Call for Scrutiny of HealthyPA Spending Claim

    HARRISBURG, Sept. 15, 2014- State Sens. Mike Stack and Shirley Kitchen today called for a full accounting of the $48 million the Corbett administration claims it spent in preparing its convoluted HealthyPA plan.

    In a series of letters to key senate leaders, the Philadelphia lawmakers called for hearings on the claims made by a top Corbett administration official about the amount of federal and state money already spent during the process that led to the recent federal approval.

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  • For District Residents Who Need it, Sen. Kitchen Says Now is Time to Prepare for Medicaid Expansion in PA

    PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 10, 2014 — Now that Pennsylvania has become the 28th state to finally expand its federal Medicaid program, state Sen. Shirley M. Kitchen today said it is important for 3rd Senate District residents to prepare for this new opportunity for affordable health care coverage.

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  • OpEd: Grow Housing Fund, and Investments

    By State Sen. Shirley Kitchen and Sen. Elder Vogel:

    "As Pennsylvania’s economy struggles to rebound, it’s important to prioritize policies that are both effective and bipartisan. Expanding the State Housing Trust Fund is the perfect opportunity to do so."

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  • Kitchen Laments New, Weak PA Budget

    Applauds Senate adoption of amendment to allow for $2/pack cigarette tax

    HARRISBURG, June 30, 2014 — Angry that Pennsylvania’s $29.1 billion budget proposal fails to restore education funding, continues to deny Medicaid coverage for 500,000 people, and uses one-time gimmicks to close a whopping $1.5 billion deficit, state Sen. Shirley Kitchen tonight said she voted against the governor’s proposal.

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  • Bill to Expand State Housing Trust Fund Moves Forward

    HARRISBURG, PA. − The state Senate Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Wednesday unanimously voted to approve Senate Bill 1380, a measure that would expand the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund (PHARE) – commonly known as the State Housing Trust Fund – statewide without creating new fees or raising taxes. It now awaits a full Senate vote.

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