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January 27, 2016 - Special Committee on Senate Address Issues Final Recommendations.

Heroin Report

 

Senator Gene Yaw and the Center for Rural Pennsylvania held a news conference to release its second report on Pennsylvania’s heroin epidemic. (More)

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The Special Committee on Senate Address full Senate report on the possible removal of the Attorney General.

Scarnati Issues Statement on Supreme Court Decision

Scarnati Issues Statement on Supreme Court Decision

February 5, 2016

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) has issued a statement following the Supreme Court’s denial of Kathleen Kane’s petition to reinstate her law license:

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Senate Panel Holds Follow-Up Hearing on PennDOT Testimony on “Over-Promised Projects”

February 5, 2016

The Senate Transportation Committee scheduled a follow-up hearing on “The Delay and Delivery of Transportation Projects” on Monday, February 8, 2016, at 11:00am in Room 8 E-B.

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House Bill 944

February 5, 2016

Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee - February 9, 2016

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Media Advisory - Committee to Hold Hearing on Fireworks Bill

February 5, 2016

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 10, to gather testimony on a bill that would permit the sale of fireworks to Pennsylvania residents, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel (R-47).
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Greenleaf Launches Website to Advocate for Donate Life PA Act

Greenleaf Launches Website to Advocate for Donate Life PA Act

February 5, 2016

Today, Senator Greenleaf launched a new website, SenatorGreenleaf.com/organ-donation, to raise support for his legislation to increase organ donations in Pennsylvania.

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Senate Bill 1055

February 5, 2016

Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee - February 10, 2016
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Delay and Delivery of Transportation Projects: Follow-up hearing

February 5, 2016

Senate Transportation Committee - February 8, 2016
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Joint Hearing on Implementation of 2015 General Appropriation Act 10-A of 2015

February 5, 2016

Joint Hearing of Senate Appropriations Committee and Senate Finance Committee - Monday, February 8, 2016
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Legislators Seek to Regulate Opioid Prescriptions in Hospital Emergency Departments

February 4, 2016

Legislation that will place a limit on discharge prescriptions by emergency room providers will soon be introduced in the state Senate, according to the bill’s prime sponsors Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), Senator John Wozniak (D-35) and Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).

Stefano Introduces Senate Resolution to Delay DEP Plan to Fast-Track EPA Mandate on Power

Stefano Introduces Senate Resolution to Delay DEP Plan to Fast-Track EPA Mandate on Power

February 2, 2016

Citing concerns about the potential economic impact on Pennsylvania, Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) has introduced a Senate resolution urging the Department of Environmental Protection to delay implementation of the Environmental Protection’s (EPA) new mandate on state power plans for two years.

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