News Releases

May

23

2017

May 23, 2017

The Senate Appropriations Committee today passed and sent to the full Senate legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) that would provide for greater transparency in the process of hiring of school officials and ensure that taxpayers have access to employment contract information.   [Read More]

May

23

2017

May 23, 2017

The Senate Majority Policy Committee and Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a joint public hearing on May 24, 2017 to get an update on the current state of Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry.   [Read More]

May

23

2017

May 23, 2017

The Senate Education Committee today unanimously approved three bills, including bipartisan legislation requiring legislative approval of any state plan that the Pennsylvania Department of Education submits pursuant to the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).   [Read More]

May

22

2017

May 22, 2017

The Senate Majority Policy Committee and Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee will hold a joint public hearing featuring presentations from the City of Harrisburg, WCI Partners and Community Blight Solutions to review ways the state can assist local officials and developers to revitalize the city and all communities dealing with blight.   [Read More]

May

22

2017

May 22, 2017

Senate Majority Policy Committee and Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - May 23, 2017     [Read More]

May

22

2017

May 22, 2017

Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr., (R-44), Senator John Sabatina (D-5), AT&T, state officials, law enforcement, families of distracted driving victims, students and other advocacy groups held a capitol news conference on Tuesday to focus public attention on distracted driving legislation and awareness.     [Read More]