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08/25/2017
PHILADELPHIA – State Rep. Martina White (R-170) today released a statement on the protest held outside the home of Philadelphia Police Officer Ryan Pownall in reaction to the shooting incident of David Jones that is currently under investigation:
08/09/2017
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.
06/21/2017
HARRISBURG—Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) sent a letter to urge Gov. Tom Wolf to sign House Bill 27 when it passes the Senate. White’s bill would temporarily withhold the identifications of police officers involved in a shooting until investigation into the incident concludes.
05/08/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) today announced the 2017 winners of her “There Ought to Be a Law Contest” for elementary students.
04/25/2017
HARRISBURG—House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) has appointed Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) to head a subcommittee to addresses issues specific to Philadelphia.
03/31/2017
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.
03/20/2017
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored by Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) to protect police officers and their families when the officer is involved in a discharge of his or her firearm or other use of force has passed the House.
02/03/2017
HARRISBURG—Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) today urged Mayor Jim Kenney to follow the advice of City Council President Darrell Clarke and abandon his hard line position on sanctuary cities that protect the most violent criminals in the United States illegally.
01/26/2017
HARRISBURG—Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) today released a co-sponsorship memo asking House members to add their names to what will be known as House Bill 28 of 2017.
01/24/2017
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) has been reassigned to the Urban Affairs Committee for the 2017-18 session.
01/03/2017
HARRISBURG -- Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) was sworn in today to serve the people of the 170th District in Northeast Philadelphia. She is serving her first full term after winning a special election in 2015.
01/02/2017
WHAT: Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) will take the oath of office as state representative in the 170th Legislative District.
12/15/2016
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) joined Verizon to present checks to the scholarship programs at three local schools, including Archbishop Ryan High School, MaST Community Charter School, and Calvary Christian Academy.
11/21/2016
HARRISBURG—Rep. Martina White (R-170) vowed to reintroduce legislation to protect police officers and their families when the officer is involved in a discharge of his or her firearm or other use of force after the bill was vetoed by Gov. Tom Wolf today.
11/04/2016
WHAT: Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) will join representatives of the Philadelphia Fire Department, Philadelphia Police Department, and the family of fallen Battalion Chief Michael R. Goodwin, Sr. to dedicate a portion of Academy Road from Byberry Road to Nanton Drive (3200 Byberry Road) as the Michael R. Goodwin, Sr. Memorial Highway.