Currently alive, at 68 years of age.
1948 – Born on the 3rd of October in New York, U.S.A.
1970 – She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Simmons College in Massachusetts.
1972 – She earned her Master’s degree from Bryn Mawr College.
1988 – She served as a Deputy Commissioner of the Philadelphia Department of Human Services.
1990 – She was elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate.
1994 – She was re-elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate.
1998 – She was re-elected again to the Pennsylvania State Senate.
2002 – She was elected for the fourth time to the Pennsylvania State Senate.
2003 – She was elected to the United States House of Representatives.
2005 – She was appointed to the United States House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.