HARRISBURG, April 8, 2013 — State Sen. Mike Stack today presented resolutions to five Holocaust survivors from throughout Pennsylvania during the commonwealth’s annual Holocaust commemoration at the state Capitol. “The atrocities that took place at the hands of the Nazi regime are unfathomable; that these horrifying and tragic moments took place in modern times is [...]
HARRISBURG, April 8, 2013 – A Democratic and Republican state senator teamed up today to propose nine bills that would hold elected officials more accountable, keep lobbyists out of gaming license ownership, and force elected state officials to go without pay if they fail to adopt a timely Pennsylvania budget. Sens. Mike Stack (D-Philadelphia) and [...]
PHILADELPHIA, April 5, 2013 – State Sens. Mike Stack and John Eichelberger will unveil sweeping government reform legislation at 10 a.m. Monday, April 8, in the Capitol Rotunda. The lawmakers, one Democratic and one Republican, said their legislation will affect lobbyists, the executive branch, the General Assembly and government contracting. Media coverage is encouraged. WHO: [...]
HARRISBURG, April 4, 2013 – State Sen. Mike Stack said today the governor is putting people’s lives in jeopardy by dragging his feet on the Medicaid expansion issue. “By taking so long to do what other states have decided was a no-brainer, Gov. Corbett is playing political games with hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians’ lives,” [...]
HARRISBURG, April 3, 2013 — State Sen. Mike Stack today called Gov. Tom Corbett’s raiding of nearly $3 million from Pennsylvania’s seniors to pay consultants involved in the dead-end lottery privatization plan outrageous and immoral. “The $3 million Corbett has paid consultants — for nothing — is the worst example of government waste and is [...]
PHILADELPHIA, April 1, 2013 — State Sen. Mike Stack helped to break ground today for a $37 million construction project that will expand vital emergency health care services at Aria Health’s Torresdale campus in Northeast Philadelphia. Stack and Sen. Tommy Tomlinson were instrumental in securing $3 million for the project from the state’s Redevelopment Assistance [...]
PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2013 — State Sen. Mike Stack will join in a groundbreaking ceremony at 9 a.m., Monday, April 1, for the $37 million emergency department construction at Aria Health-Torresdale Hospital, 10800 Knights Rd., Philadelphia. Stack, who will participate with hospital executives, board members and other elected officials, was instrumental in securing public funding [...]
HARRISBURG, March 25, 2013 – Gov. Tom Corbett’s public announcement that he is considering changes to the contract with a British firm to privately manage the Pennsylvania Lottery is not sitting well with state Sen. Mike Stack (D-Phila.).
HARRISBURG, March 20, 2013 – With the Pennsylvania House of Representatives debating partisan and rushed legislation that would shutter state liquor stores and eliminate thousands of jobs, state Sen. Mike Stack (D-Phla.) today said the chamber’s priorities are misplaced.
PHILADELPHIA, March 20, 2013 — State Sen. Mike Stack this week helped honor two local residents for their enthusiasm in the fight to end hunger in our communities. Forty-one local ShopRite markets—including the store at 3745 Aramingo Ave — won the ShopRite Partners in Caring Contest, an annual competition that raises funds and collects donations [...]