Photos from Harrisburg and around the district

Rep. Thomas Caltagirone discusses the need for more childhood cancer research funding and family support services at a Harrisburg press event, as he and other advocates mark September as “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.”

Rep. Thomas Caltagirone discusses the need for more childhood cancer research funding and family support services at a Harrisburg press event, as he and other advocates mark September as “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.”



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Rep. Thomas Caltagirone discusses the need for more childhood cancer research funding and family support services at a Harrisburg press event, as he and other advocates mark September as “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.”

Rep. Caltagirone speaks at a Harrisburg press conference to discuss the Trump Administration’s cruel decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.

Rep. Caltagirone speaks at a Harrisburg press conference to discuss the Trump Administration’s cruel decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.



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Rep. Caltagirone speaks at a Harrisburg press conference to discuss the Trump Administration’s cruel decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.

Representative Tom Caltagirone and the Masonic Caucus.

Representative Tom Caltagirone and the Masonic Caucus.



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Representative Tom Caltagirone and the Masonic Caucus.

Representative Caltagirone held a news conference to discuss Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (D.I.P.G.), a rare form of childhood brain cancer that starts in the brain stem and is almost 100% lethal.
The event  featured three families who have lost children to D.I.P.G.  The Spriggs, Kohler and Dunion families discussed their battles with D.I.P.G. 
National D.I.P.G. Awareness Day is May 17 and Governor Tom Wolf has issued a proclamation officially marking the day in the Commonwealth.  
Today the House passed House Resolution 44 which he hopes will call attention to efforts in Pennsylvania to fight D.I.P.G. and honors the lives of children who have died from it.

Representative Caltagirone held a news conference to discuss Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (D.I.P.G.), a rare form of childhood brain cancer that starts in the brain stem and is almost 100% lethal. The event featured three families who have lost children to D.I.P.G. The Spriggs, Kohler and Dunion families discussed their battles with D.I.P.G. National D.I.P.G. Awareness Day is May 17 and Governor Tom Wolf has issued a proclamation officially marking the day in the Commonwealth. Today the House passed House Resolution 44 which he hopes will call attention to efforts in Pennsylvania to fight D.I.P.G. and honors the lives of children who have died from it.



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Representative Caltagirone held a news conference to discuss Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (D.I.P.G.), a rare form of childhood brain cancer that starts in the brain stem and is almost 100% lethal. The event featured three families who have lost children to D.I.P.G. The Spriggs, Kohler and Dunion families discussed their battles with D.I.P.G. National D.I.P.G. Awareness Day is May 17 and Governor Tom Wolf has issued a proclamation officially marking the day in the Commonwealth. Today the House passed House Resolution 44 which he hopes will call attention to efforts in Pennsylvania to fight D.I.P.G. and honors the lives of children who have died from it.

Rep Caltagirone welcomes Giuseppe Galantuomo to the Capitol today, his visit is part of the Rally in the rotunda for Mr. Caltagirone’s Pediatric Cancer Bills.

Rep Caltagirone welcomes Giuseppe Galantuomo to the Capitol today, his visit is part of the Rally in the rotunda for Mr. Caltagirone’s Pediatric Cancer Bills.



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Rep Caltagirone welcomes Giuseppe Galantuomo to the Capitol today, his visit is part of the Rally in the rotunda for Mr. Caltagirone’s Pediatric Cancer Bills.

Rep. Caltagirone and the Bitting family on the House Floor.

Rep. Caltagirone and the Bitting family on the House Floor.



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Rep. Caltagirone and the Bitting family on the House Floor.

Rep. Tom Caltagirone emphasizes the importance of acting on legislation that would increase funding for pediatric cancer research throughout Pennsylvania.

Rep. Tom Caltagirone emphasizes the importance of acting on legislation that would increase funding for pediatric cancer research throughout Pennsylvania.



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Rep. Tom Caltagirone emphasizes the importance of acting on legislation that would increase funding for pediatric cancer research throughout Pennsylvania.

Rep. Caltagirone attends the bill signing ceremony of legislation that is designed to further assist Child Advocacy Centers across the state.

Rep. Caltagirone attends the bill signing ceremony of legislation that is designed to further assist Child Advocacy Centers across the state.



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Rep. Caltagirone attends the bill signing ceremony of legislation that is designed to further assist Child Advocacy Centers across the state.

Rep. Caltagirone chairs a House Democratic Policy hearing centering on how to better fund fair trials in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Caltagirone chairs a House Democratic Policy hearing centering on how to better fund fair trials in Pennsylvania.



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Rep. Caltagirone chairs a House Democratic Policy hearing centering on how to better fund fair trials in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Caltagirone chairs a House Democratic Policy hearing centering on how to better fund fair trials in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Caltagirone chairs a House Democratic Policy hearing centering on how to better fund fair trials in Pennsylvania.



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Rep. Caltagirone chairs a House Democratic Policy hearing centering on how to better fund fair trials in Pennsylvania.

On Sept. 24, 2013 Rep. Caltagirone spoke at a rally on the state Capitol steps in support of a proposal designed to eliminate school property taxes.

On Sept. 24, 2013 Rep. Caltagirone spoke at a rally on the state Capitol steps in support of a proposal designed to eliminate school property taxes.



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On Sept. 24, 2013 Rep. Caltagirone spoke at a rally on the state Capitol steps in support of a proposal designed to eliminate school property taxes.

On Sept. 24, 2013 Rep. Caltagirone spoke at a rally on the state Capitol steps in support of a proposal designed to eliminate school property taxes.

On Sept. 24, 2013 Rep. Caltagirone spoke at a rally on the state Capitol steps in support of a proposal designed to eliminate school property taxes.



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On Sept. 24, 2013 Rep. Caltagirone spoke at a rally on the state Capitol steps in support of a proposal designed to eliminate school property taxes.

On Sept. 9 I testified before the House State Government Committee on my bill that would prohibit an elected statewide official from entering into state-related business contracts for five years after leaving office.

On Sept. 9 I testified before the House State Government Committee on my bill that would prohibit an elected statewide official from entering into state-related business contracts for five years after leaving office.



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On Sept. 9 I testified before the House State Government Committee on my bill that would prohibit an elected statewide official from entering into state-related business contracts for five years after leaving office.

Rep. Caltagirone welcomes Amanda Bove to the state Capitol. Bove, a Penn State University graduate, is currently serving as an intern in Caltagirone's office while attending Harrisburg Area Community College to obtain her paralegal certificate.

Rep. Caltagirone welcomes Amanda Bove to the state Capitol. Bove, a Penn State University graduate, is currently serving as an intern in Caltagirone's office while attending Harrisburg Area Community College to obtain her paralegal certificate.



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Rep. Caltagirone welcomes Amanda Bove to the state Capitol. Bove, a Penn State University graduate, is currently serving as an intern in Caltagirone's office while attending Harrisburg Area Community College to obtain her paralegal certificate.

Gov. Ed Rendell signs Rep. Caltagirone's animal cruelty prevention legislation into law at a 2009 Capitol news conference. Caltagirone's bill (Act 38 of 2009) built on sweeping reforms to Pennsylvania's dog laws by outlawing and imposing guidelines on several types of surgeries that are performed on dogs.

Gov. Ed Rendell signs Rep. Caltagirone's animal cruelty prevention legislation into law at a 2009 Capitol news conference. Caltagirone's bill (Act 38 of 2009) built on sweeping reforms to Pennsylvania's dog laws by outlawing and imposing guidelines on several types of surgeries that are performed on dogs.



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Gov. Ed Rendell signs Rep. Caltagirone's animal cruelty prevention legislation into law at a 2009 Capitol news conference. Caltagirone's bill (Act 38 of 2009) built on sweeping reforms to Pennsylvania's dog laws by outlawing and imposing guidelines on several types of surgeries that are performed on dogs.

Rep. Tom Caltagirone congratulates Barbara Hafer upon her retirement from Fortna, Inc. 

He presented her with a House citation thanking her for her service and contributions to the community and wished her a happy retirement.

Rep. Tom Caltagirone congratulates Barbara Hafer upon her retirement from Fortna, Inc. He presented her with a House citation thanking her for her service and contributions to the community and wished her a happy retirement.



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Rep. Tom Caltagirone congratulates Barbara Hafer upon her retirement from Fortna, Inc. He presented her with a House citation thanking her for her service and contributions to the community and wished her a happy retirement.

Rep. Tom Caltagirone congratulates Barbara Hafer upon her retirement from Fortna, Inc. 

He presented her with a House citation thanking her for her service and contributions to the community and wished her a happy retirement.

Rep. Tom Caltagirone congratulates Barbara Hafer upon her retirement from Fortna, Inc. He presented her with a House citation thanking her for her service and contributions to the community and wished her a happy retirement.



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Rep. Tom Caltagirone congratulates Barbara Hafer upon her retirement from Fortna, Inc. He presented her with a House citation thanking her for her service and contributions to the community and wished her a happy retirement.

Democratic Chairman Caltagirone at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Pennsylvania State Police shortages.

Democratic Chairman Caltagirone at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Pennsylvania State Police shortages.



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Democratic Chairman Caltagirone at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Pennsylvania State Police shortages.

Rep. Tom Caltagirone greets the governor prior to the signing of Senate Bill 1183, which represents a good-faith, bipartisan, bicameral effort to bring the Commonwealth into substantial compliance with the federal Adam Walsh Act.

Rep. Tom Caltagirone greets the governor prior to the signing of Senate Bill 1183, which represents a good-faith, bipartisan, bicameral effort to bring the Commonwealth into substantial compliance with the federal Adam Walsh Act.



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Rep. Tom Caltagirone greets the governor prior to the signing of Senate Bill 1183, which represents a good-faith, bipartisan, bicameral effort to bring the Commonwealth into substantial compliance with the federal Adam Walsh Act.

The governor and Rep. Tom Caltagirone take a moment to discuss with one another efforts to strengthen the state's laws relatign to child predators.

The governor and Rep. Tom Caltagirone take a moment to discuss with one another efforts to strengthen the state's laws relatign to child predators.



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The governor and Rep. Tom Caltagirone take a moment to discuss with one another efforts to strengthen the state's laws relatign to child predators.

Signing of Senate Bill 1183, and effort championed by Rep. Tom Caltagirone for many years.

Signing of Senate Bill 1183, and effort championed by Rep. Tom Caltagirone for many years.



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Signing of Senate Bill 1183, and effort championed by Rep. Tom Caltagirone for many years.

Rep. Tom Caltagirone enjoys a moment with the members of the Pennsylvania State Police.

Rep. Tom Caltagirone enjoys a moment with the members of the Pennsylvania State Police.



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Rep. Tom Caltagirone enjoys a moment with the members of the Pennsylvania State Police.

Rep. Tom Caltagirone talks with members of the Pennsylvania State Police

Rep. Tom Caltagirone talks with members of the Pennsylvania State Police



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Rep. Tom Caltagirone talks with members of the Pennsylvania State Police

Rep. Tom Caltagirone and members of the Pennsylvania State Police discuss state law enforcement issues and the signing of Senate Bill 1183, an effort to protect children.

Rep. Tom Caltagirone and members of the Pennsylvania State Police discuss state law enforcement issues and the signing of Senate Bill 1183, an effort to protect children.



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Rep. Tom Caltagirone and members of the Pennsylvania State Police discuss state law enforcement issues and the signing of Senate Bill 1183, an effort to protect children.

House Judiciary Chairman Tom Caltagirone at the bill signing of S.B. 1006, which bans 'designer drugs' like bath salts and synthetic marijuana in Pennsylvania.

House Judiciary Chairman Tom Caltagirone at the bill signing of S.B. 1006, which bans "designer drugs" like bath salts and synthetic marijuana in Pennsylvania.



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House Judiciary Chairman Tom Caltagirone at the bill signing of S.B. 1006, which bans "designer drugs" like bath salts and synthetic marijuana in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Caltagirone recently participated in the first meeting of a statewide task force on Veterans and the Criminal Justice System in Pennsylvania. Caltagirone was asked to join the task force by its co-chair, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery, to offer his expertise in developing programs to assist veterans with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and traumatic brain injury (TBI), which often leads to substance abuse. Pictured left to right are: Jeffrey A. Beard, Ph.D., secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections; Rep. Caltagirone; Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus R. McCaffrey; and state Rep. Paul Drucker.

Rep. Caltagirone recently participated in the first meeting of a statewide task force on Veterans and the Criminal Justice System in Pennsylvania. Caltagirone was asked to join the task force by its co-chair, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery, to offer his expertise in developing programs to assist veterans with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and traumatic brain injury (TBI), which often leads to substance abuse. Pictured left to right are: Jeffrey A. Beard, Ph.D., secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections; Rep. Caltagirone; Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus R. McCaffrey; and state Rep. Paul Drucker.



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Rep. Caltagirone recently participated in the first meeting of a statewide task force on Veterans and the Criminal Justice System in Pennsylvania. Caltagirone was asked to join the task force by its co-chair, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery, to offer his expertise in developing programs to assist veterans with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and traumatic brain injury (TBI), which often leads to substance abuse. Pictured left to right are: Jeffrey A. Beard, Ph.D., secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections; Rep. Caltagirone; Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus R. McCaffrey; and state Rep. Paul Drucker.

Rep. Tom Caltagirone, D-Berks (left), is joined by Harrisburg city firefighters on the House floor to mark the passage of legislation introduced by Rep. Caltagirone (H.B. 1768) that would provide workers' compensation coverage to firefighters who develop lung cancer on the job. Pictured are David Schmidt of the Pennsylvania Firefighters Association; Lt. Doug Bair, John Peskie and Jeff Miller of Squad 8; Lt. Dennis DeVoe, Shakur Hakeem El and William Junkin of Tower 3; and Chief Don Kunkle. House Speaker Dennis O'Brien is pictured at right.

Rep. Tom Caltagirone, D-Berks (left), is joined by Harrisburg city firefighters on the House floor to mark the passage of legislation introduced by Rep. Caltagirone (H.B. 1768) that would provide workers' compensation coverage to firefighters who develop lung cancer on the job. Pictured are David Schmidt of the Pennsylvania Firefighters Association; Lt. Doug Bair, John Peskie and Jeff Miller of Squad 8; Lt. Dennis DeVoe, Shakur Hakeem El and William Junkin of Tower 3; and Chief Don Kunkle. House Speaker Dennis O'Brien is pictured at right.



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Rep. Tom Caltagirone, D-Berks (left), is joined by Harrisburg city firefighters on the House floor to mark the passage of legislation introduced by Rep. Caltagirone (H.B. 1768) that would provide workers' compensation coverage to firefighters who develop lung cancer on the job. Pictured are David Schmidt of the Pennsylvania Firefighters Association; Lt. Doug Bair, John Peskie and Jeff Miller of Squad 8; Lt. Dennis DeVoe, Shakur Hakeem El and William Junkin of Tower 3; and Chief Don Kunkle. House Speaker Dennis O'Brien is pictured at right.