News Releases

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

 

Today Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) was joined by members of the Legislative Hunger Caucus and numerous hunger awareness advocates, who came together for a public event to mark the ninth season opening of the Capitol Hunger Garden.     [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

 

The state Senate today passed bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Mike Regan (R-31, Cumberland and York) that would increase the penalties for trespassing on critical infrastructure facilities in the Commonwealth.   [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

 

Senate Finance Committee | May 23, 2018 | Room 461, Main Capitol Building |     [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

 

The Senate today approved legislation that would lead to tougher sentences for crimes of domestic violence committed in front of children.   [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

 

Senate Appropriations Committee - Subcommittee on Health and Human Services | May 23, 2018 at 1:30 PM | Hearing Room 1, North Office Building |     [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

The House Urban Affairs Committee approved legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) to provide local redevelopment authorities with greater authority and additional resources to combat neighborhood blight.   [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

 

The state Senate today passed and sent to the House bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) and Lisa Boscola (D-18) that would allow governments, organizations and businesses to collect restitution if they’re victims of a crime. Listen   [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

Senate Bill 1037, introduced by Senators Mike Folmer (R-48) and Randy Vulakovich (R-38), to modernize the state’s Civil Service Commission, was unanimously approved today by the Senate State Government Committee.   [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

The PA Public School Building Construction and Reconstruction Advisory Committee will meet tomorrow (May 23rd) to release its report to the general assembly related to the state’s reimbursement program for school districts for costs associated with construction and reconstruction and lease of public school buildings (commonly known as PlanCon).   [Read More]

May

22

2018

May 22, 2018

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee today unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) that would make drug treatment options more accessible to individuals in rural areas of Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

May

22

2018

May 22, 2018

 

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Representative Jake Wheatley (D-19) will hold a public event to mark the opening of the 9th season of the Capitol Hunger Garden on Wednesday, May 23rd at 9:00 a.m. directly in front of the garden.     [Read More]