Renewable energy deserves bigger push

Oil prices spiked in the ’70s, and so did the cost of living. We all complained about that, but I don’t remember anyone griping about their phones. We couldn’t move them very far, so we sometimes couldn’t reach someone or would miss important calls. Few of us could...

Sen. Muth Announces Nearly $1.9 Million in DCNR Grants for SD44 Projects

ROYERSFORD, December 30, 2021: State Sen. Katie Muth (D-Chester/Montgomery/Berks) today announced that six communities in Senate District 44 received nearly $1.9 million in state grant funding to create new recreational opportunities and conserve natural spaces. The...

Muth, Sturla introduce Pennsylvania Water Resource Act

HARRISBURG, November 8, 2021 – State Sen. Katie Muth, D-Chester/Montgomery/Berks, and State Rep. Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, announced today that they have introduced the Pennsylvania Water Resource Act in both the House (H.B. 20) and the Senate (S.B. 868) to improve...

Policy Committee Hears Support for Closing Hazardous Waste Loopholes

HARRISBURG – September 30, 2021 – Earlier today, State Sen. Katie Muth (D-Montgomery/Chester/Berks), Chair of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee, along with Rep. Innamorato (D-Allegheny) hosted a policy hearing on legislation that would close the hazardous...

#Go100PA: A Renewable Future for Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA  − September 21, 2021 − Senator Amanda M. Cappelletti (D- Montgomery, Delaware), Senator Katie Muth (D- Berks, Chester, Montgomery),  Representative Christopher Rabb (D-Philadelphia), Representative Danielle Friel Otten (D-Chester) joined...

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee Fails to Address Climate Crisis

HARRISBURG − August 18, 2021 − State Senator Katie Muth (D-Chester/Montgomery/Berks) was met with blank stares in the state Capitol today as she pressed the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee to prioritize a comprehensive plan to invest in Pennsylvania and address the environmental and public health issues impacting communities across the Commonwealth.

PA Senate Democrats Hold Policy Hearing on Legionella Prevention

Harrisburg – May 5, 2021 – At the request of Pennsylvania State Senators Wayne D. Fontana (D- Allegheny) and John Kane (D- Chester/Delaware), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a virtual policy hearing on Legionella prevention in Pennsylvania and the...

Democratic Senators Intervene in Fracking Lawsuit Against DRBC

BUCKS COUNTY − March 12, 2021 − State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) was joined by Democratic colleagues today in New Hope to announce their action to protect clean drinking water for millions of Pennsylvanians from the environmental hazards of fracking. Their...