News Releases

Oct

16

2018

October 16, 2018

Today the House approved a bipartisan proposal that would help prevent trafficking of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits and sent it to the Governor to be signed into law, according to the bill’s sponsors, Senators Ryan P. Aument (R-36) and Judy Schwank (D-11). Listen   [Read More]

Oct

16

2018

October 16, 2018

 

Legislation sponsored by Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) providing students with alternatives to Keystone Exams to fulfill high school graduation requirements received final legislative approval today and is set for enactment into law.   [Read More]

Oct

16

2018

October 16, 2018

Bipartisan legislation that would provide a standardized process as to how public safety facilities, including state prisons and state police barracks, are closed in the future is now headed to the Governor’s desk.   [Read More]

Oct

15

2018

October 15, 2018

Today the Senate unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24) to better protect Pennsylvania’s aging senior population.    [Read More]

Oct

15

2018

October 15, 2018

 

The Senate unanimously approved legislation today to improve accessibility and strengthen enforcement measures relating to parking spaces, curb ramps and access aisles for persons with disabilities, according to the bill’s sponsors, Senators John C. Rafferty, Jr. (R-44) and Scott Martin (R-13).     [Read More]

Oct

15

2018

October 15, 2018

 

On the heels of a unanimous vote from the Senate, Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) urged the Governor to sign the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law that emphasizes prevention, enforcement and transparency in order to end hazing.   [Read More]

Oct

15

2018

October 15, 2018

Senate Transportation Committee | October 15, 2018 | Off-the-Floor   [Read More]

Oct

12

2018

October 12, 2018

Senate Judiciary Committee | October 15, 2018 | Call of the Chair | Rules Room   [Read More]

Oct

12

2018

October 12, 2018

Senate Local Government Committee | October 15, 2018 | Off the Floor | Rules Room   [Read More]

Oct

12

2018

October 12, 2018

Senate Labor and Industry Committee | October 15, 2018 | Room 461 (Main Capitol)   [Read More]

Oct

11

2018

October 11, 2018

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) applauded the House of Representatives today for passing legislation that would help protect emergency responders and improve emergency response times.   [Read More]

Oct

11

2018

October 11, 2018

Animal advocates and lawmakers are gathering at an event sponsored by the Justice for Libre Animal Advocacy Group to promote two priority animal protection bills and raise awareness of the cruelties associated with puppy mills.   [Read More]

Oct

11

2018

October 11, 2018

The House of Representatives approved a bipartisan proposal today that would provide a standardized process as to how public safety facilities, including state prisons and state police barracks, are closed in the future.    [Read More]

Oct

11

2018

October 11, 2018

 

JOINT HEARING Senate Health & Human Services Committee AND Senate Majority Policy Committee | October 16, 2018 | 10:15 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

Oct

11

2018

October 11, 2018

 

Senate Health & Human Services | October 16, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

Oct

11

2018

October 11, 2018