News Releases

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2017

October 17, 2017

 

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

Oct

17

2017

October 17, 2017

 

The Senate today (October 17) approved a measure introduced by Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) that will better protect consumers from unreasonably excessive building inspection fees and unnecessary construction costs. Listen     [Read More]

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17

2017

October 17, 2017

The Senate VETERANS AFFAIRS & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS Committee, the Senate COMMUNICATIONS & TECHNOLOGY Committee, and the House VETERANS AFFAIRS & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS Committee will hold a joint public hearing on Thursday, October 19, to consider issues regarding the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), according to Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness committee.   [Read More]

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17

2017

October 17, 2017

The Senate Finance Committee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 18, to review fund management fees paid by the state’s two employee retirement systems, according to Committee Chairman Scott Hutchinson.   [Read More]

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17

2017

October 17, 2017

 

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today unanimously approved a resolution sponsored by Sen. Wayne Langerholc (R-35) seeking a comprehensive review of the potential impact of removing Cambria County from vehicle emissions testing requirements. Listen     [Read More]

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17

2017

October 17, 2017

Today, the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee gave its approval to three measures, one of which supports our military facilities and two that support veterans, according to Committee Chairman Senator Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny).   [Read More]