Martina White: The It Girl of Red Philadelphia

Aug. 21, 2017 /

Less than two weeks before the most shocking presidential election in modern history, the Republican lawmaker was sitting at a gym in Northeast Philadelphia, debating Matt Darragh, a Democrat trying to unseat her from the General Assembly.

White to Host Third Annual Kids Fest at Somerton Youth Organization

Aug. 09, 2017 /

HARRISBURG--Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) is inviting families from across Northeast Philadelphia to join her for a day of fun and information. Her third annual Kids Fest will feature free food, games, inflatables and other activities. It will also gather together representatives from city and state government to showcase programs and services available for issues impacting children.

White Bill to Stop Sanctuary Cities Introduced in the House

Mar. 31, 2017 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) today formally introduced her legislation to allow those injured by illegal immigrants to sue so-called “sanctuary cities” and municipalities that refuse to co-operate with federal immigration officials.

White, Clarke debate sanctuary cities policies

Mar. 01, 2017 /

State Rep. Mar­tina White (R-170th dist.) re­spon­ded to a let­ter from City Coun­cil Pres­id­ent Dar­rell Clarke, re­ject­ing his re­quest that she re­verse her po­s­i­tion op­pos­ing sanc­tu­ary cit­ies.

Byko: State rep tells Clarke to obey immigration law

Feb. 28, 2017 /

State Rep. Martina White (R., Phila.) on Monday sent a response to a courteous letter from City Council President Darrell Clarke on Feb. 6. His letter asked her to not reintroduce legislation making "sanctuary cities" liable for personal and property damage caused by undocumented people living in the city. White’s district is in the Northeast.

Trump's border-wall order alarms Philly immigrant groups

Jan. 24, 2017 /

President Trump is expected to sign an executive order Wednesday cracking down on sanctuary cities and building a wall on the Mexican border - a hallmark of his campaign. It’s an announcement that Trump supporters have long awaited, and that immigrant groups have been bracing for.

White to Take Oath of Office Jan. 3

Jan. 02, 2017 /

WHAT: Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) will take the oath of office as state representative in the 170th Legislative District.