September 13, 2018: A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Washington Area Humane Society which Senator Bartolotta participated in at the New Home, New Hope building. Others pictured include Washington County Commissioners Diana Irey Vaughan, Larry Maggi, and Harlan Shober Jr., and Representatives Jason Ortitay and Tim O’Neal.
September 12, 2018: Senator Bartolotta joins members from the Waynesburg community including Tom and Kirsten Rohanna for a ribbon cutting event to mark the grand opening of Dapper Doughnuts in Greene County.
September 3, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta participates in a Labor Day parade held in Pittsburgh and hosted by District 2-13 of the Communications Workers of America. Also pictured: Senator Guy Reschenthaler.
August 31, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta attends the annual “Spirits in the Garden” event at the LeMoyne Community Center garden in downtown Washington. Also pictured: Washington County Commissioners Larry Maggi, Harlan Shober, and Diana Irey Vaughan.
August 30, 2018 - Following a tour of Washington and Jefferson College, Senator Bartolotta spends time with the new President, Dr. John Knapp, and Michael Grzesiak, Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations, who provided an update of the new activities and initiatives underway at the college.
August 11, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta speaks at the opening ceremonies of the 220th Washington County Fair.
August 11, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta joins the Washington County Fair Board in congratulating Bill and Shelia Black on being named 2018 Friends of the Fair. Pictured are current fair board members, Mr. and Mrs. Black and their family.
August 9, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta attends the Greene County Fair to congratulate the Pennsylvania 4-H -Greene County and FFA members and spends time with a member, Alexus Grecoe, and her market lamb.
August 9, 2018 - During a visit to Carnegie Mellon University for a campus tour of the College of Engineering, Senator Bartolotta takes a photograph with graduate students and discusses with them new technology and projects underway with ANSYS which is headquartered in Canonsburg.
August 6, 2018 - The Senate Majority Policy Committee holds a roundtable discussion at the Peters Township Library on school safety efforts with local stakeholders and legislators including Senator Dave Argall, Committee Chair; and Senators Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler and Mike Regan.
August 4, 2018 - Senators Bartolotta and Guy Reschenthaler are pictured with a volunteer firefighter at the North Strabane Township Community Day, an event coordinated by the North Strabane Parks and Recreation Board, along with the Community Day Committee.
August 3, 2018 - Robbie Zaremberg of Junior Achievement of Western PA shares a Golden Ticket Raffle with Senator Bartolotta to help promote the sale of the raffle which enables an individual to win season tickets to professional and college sporting events in the Pittsburgh area for the 2018-2019 season.
July 31, 2018 - Following the taping of her monthly cable program, Focus on the 46th, Senator Bartolotta spends time with children from the Salvation Army’s Camp Allegheny in Ellwood City.
July 28, 2018 - Kim Hankins, Executive Director of the Meadows Standardbred Owners Association, presents to Senator Bartolotta the Legislator of the Year Award.
July 19, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta congratulates and extends a warm send-off to the Carmichaels Envirothon Team, which is headed to the NCF- International Envirothon competition at Idaho State University. The Carmichaels Area School District High School Envirothon Team is comprised of Christina Adams, Jacob Hair, Joey Kurincak, Ryan Swartz, Stephan Zacoi, and Coach Kevin Willis.
July 17, 2018 - Members of the Senate Transportation Committee including Senator Bartolotta hold a public hearing in Monroeville to review Act 89 and the progress of the investments in transportation infrastructure.
July 17, 2018 - During the opening of the 153rd Jacktown Fair, Senator Bartolotta congratulates Fair Queen, Amber Finch, a student at West Greene High School and volunteer for 4-H events.
July 12, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta is pictured with women of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, following a luncheon and discussion with the Ladies Leadership and Marketing Group.
July 11, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta participates in a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of High Street Hair in downtown Waynesburg and congratulate the Renner family on their new business.
July 7, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta joins various historic reenactors for the Whiskey Rebellion festivities and parade in the city of Washington.
July 4, 2018 – Students of the Canon McMillan School District walk with Senator Bartolotta and staff in the annual Canonsburg Fourth of July parade.
July 3, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta was pleased to join a number of community leaders and local and state officials for a flag-raising ceremony and ribbon cutting to commemorate the grand opening of the City Mission’s Patriot House, a newly-constructed, transitional residence to serve homeless veterans.
June 30, 2018 – Following her participation in the McDonald Summerfest parade, Senator Bartolotta is pictured with Representative Jason Ortitay; Joyce Ellis, Executive Director of the LeMoyne Community Center; and District Judge Tracy McDonald-Kemp (who brought along her daughter’s basketball team).
June 30, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta presents a Senate certificate to Captain Brandon Miller of the Monongahela Fire Department, honoring him for heroism and bravery following the rescue of a drowning nine year old from the Monongahela River in early June.
June 26, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta congratulates the Ringgold High School Baseball team and their coaches on capturing the 2018 PIAA State Class 4A Baseball Championship.
June 25, 2018 - Members of the Canon-McMillan High School baseball team and their coaches are recognized by Senator Bartolotta for capturing the 2018 PIAA State Class 6A Baseball Championship.
June 22, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta is pictured in the Senate chamber with her summer intern, Noah Gerard, who is a recent high school graduate and future student at Penn State University.
June 22, 2018 - Members of the Senate Republican Caucus including Senator Bartolotta join Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman for a press conference to announce the approval of comprehensive, bipartisan school safety legislation that will dedicate significant new resources to help prevent school violence.
June 20, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta welcomes to the Senate, Laura Vittone, daughter of Washington County District Attorney Gene Vittone and a student at Bentworth High School in the 46th Senatorial District.
June 18, 2018 – During the 2018 Northeast U.S. Petrochemical Construction Conference and Exhibition in Pittsburgh, Senator Bartolotta talks about the importance of forging the future with energy and boosting economic development opportunities in the region.
June 15, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta is pictured with individuals from the Presbyterian SeniorCare Network at the Washington Campus where they discussed challenges encountering long-term care facilities and programs underway relating to adult daycare and dementia, as well as various initiatives aimed at community involvement.
June 14, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta participates in the grand opening of the new Howard Hanna real estate office located in Washington. Also pictured: Howard Hanna Vice President/Regional Manager Bill Russo; Howard Hanna CEO, Helen Hanna Casey; Washington County Commissioner Harlan Shober; Howard Hanna Washington Office Manager, Jean Watson; and Howard Hanna PA State President, Tom Ceponis.
June 5, 2018 - On the Senate floor, Senator Bartolotta recognizes members from Junior Achievement, the world's largest organization devoted to educating students about workforce development, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs.
June 5, 2018 - During a press conference held in the State Capitol Building, Senator Bartolotta joins the Pennsylvania Chemical Industry Council, Representative Jim Christiana and others to call on Congress to support the development of an ethane storage hub in the Appalachian region.
June 4, 4018 - Senator Bartolotta stands with some of her Senate colleagues at the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education (A.B.A.T.E.) of Pennsylvania annual Motorcyclist Rights Rally, held to emphasize "Freedom of Choice" in the use of helmets for trained and experienced riders.
June 4, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta poses with her guests in the Senate chamber - Abby Daniels, a junior at Canon-McMillan High School and job shadowing Bartolotta; and Sabrina Salvatori, a senior at Trinity High School in Washington and interning in Bartolotta’s district office.
May 28, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta participates in an event at Chess Park to mark the opening of a time capsule in Monongahela. The next time the capsule will be opened is in the year 2026, the 300th birthday of Monongahela. Also pictured is Monongahela Mayor Bob Kepics (left) and Bob Hunter (right).
May 28, 2018 - During the Memorial Day parade in Canonsburg, Senator Bartolotta poses for a photograph with members of the Washington County Young Marines.
May 28, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta greets local residents along the Memorial Day parade route in Canonsburg.
May 23, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta shares her support for members of the Pennsylvania National Guard during an event held at the State Capitol Building. Also pictured: Command Sergeant Major Harry Buchanan, Pennsylvania National Guard Senior Enlisted Leader; and Major General Tony Carrelli, The Adjutant General of Pennsylvania.
May 22, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta joins some of her Senate colleagues and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro to stand in support of legislation that creates the Safe2Say Program, which would allow for the anonymous reporting of unsafe, potentially harmful, dangerous, violent or criminal activities in schools.
May 22, 2018 - Christopher Woessner, an alum from the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences and constituent of the 46th Senatorial District, spends time with Senator Bartolotta in the chamber of the Senate.
May 22, 2018: Senators Bartolotta and Dave Argall co-host a telephone town hall for residents of the 46th District on the issue of property taxes.
May 21, 2018 – Senators Bartolotta and Guy Reschenthaler recognize the South Hills Amateur Hockey Association 's 14U hockey team on the floor of the Senate and share a congratulatory citation for winning a national championship.
May 21, 2018 - Senators Bartolotta and Guy Reschenthaler recognize the South Hills Amateur Hockey Association 's 14U hockey team on the floor of the Senate and congratulate them on winning a national championship.
May 17, 2018 – During Beaver County Parent Night’s discussion on the opioid addiction crisis, Senator Bartolotta spends time with students at Central Valley High School.
May 16, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta joins a discussion with members of the Penn State Cooperative Extension of Washington County on topics relating to Pennsylvania's dairy industry, Chesapeake Bay Watershed, 4-H programs, nutrition programs for under-served communities, and concerns over the spotted lantern fly infestation of 13 counties in eastern Pennsylvania.
May 16, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta participates in a check presentation made by the Magellan Cares Foundation to Uncommon Grounds Café in Aliquippa for a grant totaling $2,500.
May 12, 2018: During the “Women’s Day on Target” presented by the McDonald Sportmen’s Association, Senator Bartolotta poses for a photograph with Jody Salerno, the keynote speaker who provided instruction on firearm and ammunition safety to those in attendance.
May 12, 2018: Senator Bartolotta attends a graduation ceremony for the cadets of Community College of Beaver County’s Municipal Police Training Academy.
May 11, 2018: Senator Bartolotta presents a Senate citation to Suzanne Kelly, recipient of the Community Service Award during the 58th annual NAACP Washington Branch banquet.
May 11, 2018: Gwendolyn Gladden Simmons who was the recipient of the Human Rights Award is recognized by Senator Bartolotta at the NAACP Washington Branch banquet.
May 8, 2018 - Following an interview on the opioid addiction crisis in southwestern Pennsylvania, Julia Trunzo poses for a photograph with Senator Bartolotta in Peters Township High School.
May 8, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta visits the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) training center in Pittsburgh to discuss issues relating to healthcare workforce training. Also pictured: R.J. Ewanco, Karen Feinstein and Robert Ferguson.
May 5, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta visited with members of Boy Scout Troop 1391 and local veterans in Fredericktown during their recent United States flag retirement ceremony.
May 5, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta is pictured with Rose Luongo and guests at her 100th birthday party. Senator Bartolotta presented a congratulatory citation from the Senate recognizing this wonderful milestone in Rose’s life and her many years of service to the community.
May 2, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta offers remarks at a press conference calling on the General Assembly to act on her legislation adding postpartum depression as a qualifying condition that would facilitate access to Early Intervention programs. Also pictured: Representatives Tarah Toohil and Mike Schlossberg, sponsors of companion legislation; Jatnely Gonzalez and Kim Manfredi, mothers who experienced postpartum depression; and Dr. Eina Fishman, Gateway Health Plan.
May 2, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta spends time with students from Canon McMillan Middle School during their visit to Harrisburg as they were chosen as the "Pittsburgh South" regional winners for their entry into a statewide video competition ("What's So Cool About Manufacturing") profiling local companies and exploring career options in manufacturing.
April 30, 2018: During a Rally to “Protect Your Right to Keep and Bear Arms” held at the State Capitol Building, Senator Bartolotta speaks in support of Second Amendment rights.
April 28, 2018: Senator Bartolotta and volunteers plant fruit trees in the orchard at the Greater Washington County Food Bank.
April 27, 2018: Senator Bartolotta joins a host of other legislators for The Construction Legislative Council of Western PA infrastructure bus tour and receives an update on the construction of the Southern Beltway and related projects.
April 27, 2018: Senator Bartolotta participates in a planning meeting for an event that will incorporate many historical sites, including Whiskey Point in Monongahela, with the very popular Whiskey Rebellion celebration in Washington County.
April 26, 2018: At a meeting with various child advocates in Washington County, Senator Bartolotta and others discuss the Childhood Begins at Home Campaign which supports the development and safety of Pennsylvania children and families through evidence-based home visiting programs. Among those pictured include Allegheny County Medical Society President and Pittsburgh Neonatologist Dr. Robert Cicco; Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children President and CEO Joan Benso; and Blueprints CEO Darlene Bigler.
April 18, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta meets with members of the Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers to discuss policies and issues impacting patients and staff. Pictured is Richard Rinehart, Chief Executive Officer, and Sarah DeCarlo, Psychiatry and Counseling Department Practice Manager and Grassroots Advocacy Coordinator, of Cornerstone Care which is located in Waynesburg.
April 16, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta poses for a photograph in the Senate chamber with members of Tierne Ewing’s family including Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kopko, parents; Tascha Kopko and Toyia Taylor, sisters; and MacKenzi Kopko, nephew; as well as Washington County Assistant District Attorney Dennis Paluso, who traveled to Harrisburg for the signing of Bartolotta’s legislation.
April 16, 2018 - During a bill signing ceremony in the Governor’s reception room, Senator Bartolotta speaks about her legislation known as Tierne’s Law which she introduced on behalf of Tierne Ewing, a Washington County resident who was kidnapped and later murdered by her estranged husband in August 2016. Bartolotta’s new law clarifies the use of risk assessment tools by district judges when setting bail in domestic violence cases.
April 16, 2018 - Governor Wolf signs Senate Bill 449, also known as Tierne’s Law, legislation sponsored by Senator Bartolotta that gives district judges the tools they need to better protect victims of domestic violence.
April 12, 2018: Senator Bartolotta meets with members of The Arc of Washington County including Darrilyn McCrerey, Director, to discuss transportation needs and job training opportunities.
April 10, 2018: Senator Bartolotta talked with students in a current events course at Charleroi High School about legislative efforts, jobs and opportunities impacting high school juniors and seniors.
April 10, 2018: At the conclusion of her visit at Charleroi High School, Senator Bartolotta poses for a photograph with Dr. Ed Zelich, Charleroi Area Superintendent; Lena Hannah, Pennsylvania School Board Association’s Advocacy Ambassador; and students.
April 9, 2018: Senator Bartolotta visits and tours the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children as part of the Mystery Storytellers week.
April 9, 2018: During her visit to the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children (WPSBC), Senator Bartolotta spends time with Harry Kilvanick, President of the Trustees, and WPSBC leadership Jillian Pritts and Rachelle Rectenwald.
April 7, 2018 – During the Washington County Farm Bureau’s annual event, Senator Bartolotta poses for a picture with members from the H.G. Parkinson FFA Chapter, Fort Cherry School District.
April 6, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta spends time with a group of local nurses to discuss various legislative efforts on issues pertinent to the nursing community.
April 3, 2018 – During her visit to Burgettstown Area High School, Senator Bartolotta toured several classrooms, including this class where she observes students preparing a project that will be submitted to the regional “Inventionland Contest” sponsored by Inventionland in Allegheny County.
April 3, 2018 – While visiting South Central Elementary School, Senator Bartolotta takes a photo with Canon McMillan School District Superintendent Michael Daniels; Michelle Tomicek, principal of South Central Elementary; school board members, Manuel Pihakas and Darla Monaco-Bowman; Grace Lani, Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Canon McMillan School District; and 4th grade students.
April 3, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta observes a kindergarten computer class at South Central Elementary School where students are learning skills through an immersive "Code to the Future" program. Also pictured is Michelle Tomicek, principal of South Central Elementary School.
April 3, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta talks with students in Mr. Druga’s 12th Grade Contemporary Issues class at Burgettstown Area High School about her life as a state senator and what inspired her to get involved in public service.
March 20, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta introduces on the Senate floor FFA members from the Fort Cherry and McGuffey School Districts who visited Harrisburg as part of the Pennsylvania FFA State Legislative Leadership Conference.
March 20, 2018 - At a press conference with her Senate colleagues, Senator Bartolotta advocates for the final passage of "Tierne's Law", a measure that she has sponsored which would allow Magisterial District Judges to use a risk assessment tool when determining bail in domestic violence cases.
March 20, 2018 - During a Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee meeting, Senator Bartolotta shares details on two bills which she has sponsored that would benefit Pennsylvania veterans.
March 20, 2018 - Members of FFA programs from the Fort Cherry and McGuffey School Districts spend time with Senator Bartolotta in the chamber of the Senate.
March 20, 2018 - Senator Bartolotta joins some of her colleagues for a news conference to appeal for final consideration of a package of bills strengthening protections for victims of domestic violence.
Senator Bartolotta visits Crown Castle Communications, which is a communications infrastructure company that employs over 1,100 people in Pennsylvania and 5,000 across the country, in order to learn more about their business and discuss Crown Castle’s efforts to build positive relationships in the communities where they operate. Also pictured Crown Castle employees: Renee Morales, Brian Cabe, and Karmen Rajamani.
February 1, 2018 – Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale hosts an open discussion with the employees of Children and Youth Services, Senator Bartolotta and Washington County Commissioners Harlan Shober, Diana Irey Vaughan and Larry Maggi.
January 30, 2018 – During an event held at the State Capitol Building, Senator Bartolotta shows her support for "Marsys Law,” legislation sponsored by Sen. Guy Reschenthaler and Rep. Delozier that would create a crime victims’ bill of rights in Pennsylvania’s constitution.
January 25, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta meets with John Seker and Jillian Griffith of American Power Ventures, LLC in Greene County, along with Mike Kriner of Next Generation Partners to discuss energy opportunities for the 46th Senatorial District and surrounding region.
January 20, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta presents a Senate citation to Chief David Bane, congratulating the North Franklin Volunteer Fire Company for 65 years of dedication and service to the community.
January 9, 2018 – Brittney Ross from Amity is pictured with a congratulatory certificate from Senator Bartolotta for being chosen as one of the 28 scholarship award recipients from the Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation. Also pictured: Jimmy and Darlene Ross (Brittney’s parents).
January 16, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta participates in the White House "Empowering Women Symposium" as a panelist to discuss a variety of issues including the economy, education and health care reform. Also participating is Pennsylvania State Sen. Lisa Baker.
January 11, 2018 – Dan Losco, General Manager of Creswell Heights Joint Authority, provides a tour and briefing to Senator Bartolotta on the organization’s upcoming projects.
January 11, 2018 – Senator Bartolotta joins Governor Wolf to announce a $3 million grant for the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Career Centers in Ruff Creek (Greene County) which will help displaced workers explore new career options in high-demand fields. Also present is Clemmy Allen, Executive Director of UMWA, and members of the UMWA Career Centers, Inc. team.
January 9, 2018 – During the Pennsylvania Farm Show, James Hackinson from Hickory is awarded a scholarship from the Farm Show Foundation and is recognized with a congratulatory certificate prepared by Senator Bartolotta. Also pictured is Art and Shelia Hackinson (James’ parents), Amanda Hackinson (sister) and Diane Bissett (grandparent).
January 5, 2018 - During a taping for her monthly cable television program “Focus on the 46th” at World Kitchen’s glass processing plant in Charleroi, Senator Bartolotta talks with Plant Director John Lackovic and a 40-year employee (“Marty”) about the company’s history and operations.
January 4, 2018 - Elected officials and community leaders recently visited the World Kitchen/Pyrex glass production facility in Charleroi to meet with World Kitchen staff and tour the production plant. Pictured with Sen. Bartolotta: Lance Chimka, Regional Director of Governor’s Action Team – Department of Community and Economic Development; John Lackovic, Plant Director - World Kitchen/Pyrex; James Protin, President – Mon Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce; Larry Maggi, Washington County Commissioner; Jeff Kotula, President – Washington County Chamber of Commerce; and John Hartman, World Kitchen VP.