News Releases

Jan

18

2018

January 18, 2018

The Senate Majority Policy Committee will take a closer look at free speech issues on Pennsylvania college campuses during a public hearing on January 23 at 10 a.m. in Hearing Room No. 1 of the North Office Building.   [Read More]

Jan

18

2018

January 18, 2018

Senate Majority Policy Committee - January 23, 2018   [Read More]

Jan

17

2018

January 17, 2018

Building on Pennsylvania’s commitment to combatting the state’s growing heroin epidemic, Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) will be introducing legislation that will establish a pilot program to help individuals in recovery obtain meaningful employment opportunities.   [Read More]

Jan

16

2018

January 16, 2018

As the debate rages over whether Governor Wolf’s opioid disaster declaration could infringe upon the Second Amendment rights of Pennsylvania citizens, a bill introduced by Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21) could ensure responsible gun owners are protected against having their firearms confiscated during future emergency situations.   [Read More]

Jan

10

2018

January 10, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) has issued the following statement regarding today’s Federal Court ruling:   [Read More]

Jan

10

2018

January 10, 2018

Nationally recognized veterans organizations are now exempt from the Realty Transfer Tax, under a provision sponsored by Sen. John Rafferty (R-44) and Sen. Mario Scavello (R-40).   [Read More]