HARRISBURG, Feb. 9, 2016 – The threat of more deep cuts to basic education, human services and historic property tax increases is the bitter pill Republicans must swallow if it helps them understand the fiscal crisis before them, state Sen…. Continue reading →
Sen. Kitchen and Rep. Harris to Announce New Legislation that will Help Residents Erase Criminal Blemishes
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 29, 2016 – State Sen. Shirley M. Kitchen and state Rep. Jordan A. Harris will announce and discuss a new bill that will allow individuals with certain second- and third-degree misdemeanors and ungraded offenses to petition the court… Continue reading →
Sen. Kitchen Voices Approval of Gov. Wolf’s Decision to Fund Schools, Human Service Organizations Despite State Budget Impasse
HARRISBURG, Dec. 29, 2015 – Schools on the verge of closing and human service organizations that have been forced to cut back services or shut their doors will get some immediate relief with Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision today to deliver… Continue reading →
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10, 2015 – Philadelphians who need help navigating the healthcare marketplace and enrolling in a health insurance plan can receive free, impartial and expert assistance at Sen. Shirley Kitchen’s district office, 1701 W. Lehigh Ave., Suite 104, every… Continue reading →
Banning Powdered Alcohol
“People should be very worried about the potential damage powdered alcohol can have in society, which is why I am proposing to outlaw the sale and consumption of this new breed of cocktail,” says Senator Kitchen.