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Heroin Crisis

A Commonwealth Crisis

Senate Republicans created this online resource to help Pennsylvanians confront the growing Heroin and Opioid crisis harming every region of the state.

State Budget

BudgetButton - 250 The state Senate passed a balanced and on-time state budget bill that boosts education funding to historic levels and fights the state’s opioid epidemic with no broad-based tax increase.

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Senate Passes Senator Mensch’s Budget Reform Legislation

September 28, 2016

The Pennsylvania Senate passed Senate Bill 1341, sponsored by Senator Bob Mensch (R-24), which would help eliminate wasteful government spending in Pennsylvania.
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Alloway Hosts Capitol Rally for Libre’s Law

Alloway Hosts Capitol Rally for Libre’s Law

September 28, 2016

Hundreds of pet lovers came together at the state Capitol Building today for a rally hosted by Senator Rich Alloway (R-33) in support of Libre’s Law, legislation to help prevent animal cruelty in Pennsylvania.
 

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Senate Approves Legislation to Combat Opioid Addiction Crisis

September 28, 2016

The Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved three measures aimed to address the state’s growing opioid addiction crisis, adding to bills already approved by the Senate and sent to the House of Representatives.
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Senate Panel Passes Bartolotta’s Postpartum Depression Proposal

Senate Panel Passes Bartolotta’s Postpartum Depression Proposal

September 28, 2016

The Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee approved legislation today to extend early intervention services to newborn and infant children of mothers affected by postpartum depression (PPD), according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).

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HB 162, HB 1104, HB 1785, SB 1269

September 28, 2016

Public Health and Welfare Committee - September 28, 2016

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Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee Approves Three Bills addressing First Responder Issues

September 27, 2016

Today the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee approved three bills addressing issues for first responders and sent them onto the full Senate for consideration, according to Committee Chairman Senator Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny).
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Greenleaf Bills Move Forward as PA Senate Convenes for Fall Session

Greenleaf Bills Move Forward as PA Senate Convenes for Fall Session

September 27, 2016

On Monday, September 26th, the Senate committees on Appropriations, Judiciary, and Education voted to send four of Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf’s bills to the full Senate for consideration.

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HB 1683, HB 2058, HB 2148

September 26, 2016

Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee - September 27, 2016

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SB 668, SB 1331, HB 850, HB 946, HB 1403 and a Telemedicine Demonstration

September 26, 2016

Senate Banking and Insurance Committee - September 27, 2016
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House Bill 1103 and Senate Resolution 385

September 26, 2016

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee - September 27, 2016

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SB 1340, SB 1344, HB 1872, HB 1959, HB 2107

September 23, 2016

Senate State Government Committee - September 27, 2016

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SB 1212 and SB 1356

September 23, 2016

Senate Education Committee - September 26, 2016

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SB 1357, SB 1366, SB 1354, SB 1369, HB, 813, HB 1779, HB 1838, HB 1923

September 23, 2016

Senate Transportation Committee - September 27, 2016

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Reshoring/offshoring, and automation, industrial robotics and 3D printing in relation to the manufacturing industry

September 23, 2016

JOINT HEARING - Economy, Business and Jobs Caucus AND Manufacturing Caucus - September 28, 2016
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