News Releases

Sep

20

2017

September 20, 2017

The Senate Transportation Committee today unanimously approved legislation aimed at improving accessibility of parking spaces for persons with disabilities, according to Committee Chairman, Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr. (R-44), who sponsored the measure along with Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Sep

20

2017

September 20, 2017

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement on the need to pass a fiscally responsible, balanced budget, after the Commonwealth credit rating was downgraded today by Standard and Poor’s.   [Read More]

Sep

20

2017

September 20, 2017

 

Senate Majority Policy Committee - September 20, 2017     [Read More]

Sep

19

2017

September 19, 2017

Today, Senator Greenleaf, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, announced the committee’s approval of six bills.   [Read More]

Sep

19

2017

September 19, 2017

 

Lawmakers and advocates gathered in Harrisburg today to rally in support of a resolution sponsored by Senator Scott Martin (R-13) that condemns the practice of selective abortion of babies with Down syndrome.     [Read More]

Sep

18

2017

September 18, 2017

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) will lead lawmakers and advocates in a rally in support of his resolution condemning the practice of selectively aborting babies with Down syndrome on September 19 at 10 a.m. in the Main Rotunda of the Pennsylvania Capitol Building.   [Read More]