• Senator Ferlo: "Disastrous" Budget, "Governor Fails"

    Senator Ferlo sent a scathing response to the passage of the fiscal year 2015 budget to his constituents shortly after the votes were counted. You can read it here.

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  • Judge Strikes Down Ban on Same Sex Marriage in Pennsylvania

    Judge John E. Jones, III issued a ruling on May 20th, 2014 which established marriage equality in the Keystone State. Read Judge Jones' decision here.

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  • Senator Ferlo introduces bill to overhaul oil and gas regulations

    State Senator Jim Ferlo has announced the introduction of Senate Bill 1359; a 17-point overhaul of the existing laws regarding oil and gas.

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  • Ferlo website tracks Shale Gas news

    Part of Senator Ferlo's website tracks the most up-to-date news related to Marcellus Shale gas drilling in Pennsylvania.

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Latest News


    The Hill: Wake Up Call on Fracking

    By Helen Slottje, The Hill August 18, 2014 In an age when the voices and concerns of average Americans often go unheard in our political system, two small towns in upstate New York recently won an underdog victory against the…   Continue reading →.

    Help Preserve Frick Park on September 14th!

    You’re invited to the Friends of the Watershed Cookout on September 14th at Summerset at Frick Park Community Center from 1:00 to 5:00 PM. Friends of the Watershed will host a family-friendly event featuring live music, picnic fare, and light…   Continue reading →.

    Blight to Bright Toolkit

    The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania has developed a manual with tools to fight back against blight. Many of these programs are those that Senator Ferlo has advocated for over his tenure in the Senate and with the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA);…   Continue reading →.

    Join the Back to School Bash!

    On Saturday, August 23rd from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM, come to Arsenal Park in Lawrenceville! The event includes: Free Food! Face Painting! Bounce House! Health Screenings! The event will also give away over 300 backpacks with school supplies. Don’t…   Continue reading →.

    Property Tax/Rent Rebate Deadline EXTENDED!

    The filing deadline for Pennsylvania’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program has been extended from June 30th to December 31st, according to an announcement by the PA Department of Revenue. As of May 30th, the Revenue Department had received 463,672 rebate applications…   Continue reading →.

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