Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Acosta Sworn In

State Rep. (D-197) was sworn in today, starting her first term representing Feltonville, Fairhill, Hunting Park, Lower Kensington, Allegheny West, and North Central Philadelphia.  The former social worker and child advocate made history as the first woman of Hispanic descent to be elected to the state legislature. She is also the first woman to represent the 197th District.  

Acosta said in the upcoming session, she plans to focus on finding ways to boost economic development in the region and secure sufficient public education funding.  Her district office is located at 511 W. Courtland St., Suite 197 in Philadelpha, and can assist constituents in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.  

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