Longtime State Senator Won't Seek Re-election State Senator Shirley Kitchen announced Thursday that she'll retire at the end of her term, after 20 years of serving her North Philadelphia district.
Pa. Liquor Control Board Says No Way To Powdered Alcohol Sales in CommonwealthThe PLCB's Stacy Kriedeman says the state store system will not put powdered alcohol products, equally subject to state regulations, on its shelves.
Andre Mears, Helping Fellow Veterans and OthersMears volunteers for a Pennsylvania state senator, helps homeless and drug-addicted veterans, raises money for scholarships, and helps kids living in foster homes.
North Philadelphia Rally Puts Voter ID Law In SpotlightPennsylvania state senator Shirley Kitchen, whose constituency includes North Philadelphia, held a streetcorner rally at 23rd and Allegheny to remind area residents about Pennsylvania's controversial new voter ID law.
Local Officials Accuse Gov. Corbett of ''Attack On Poor People''State Sen. Shirley Kitchen was among the Philadelphia area legislators who gathered Thursday to criticize a series of moves by Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett that they say are aimed at cutting programs for poor people.