News Releases

Apr

25

2018

April 25, 2018

HARRISBURG (April 25, 2018) – The Senate Education Committee will hold a joint hearing with the House Education Committee on Monday, April 30, 2018, at 11:00 AM in Room 8E-A and 8E-B of the East Wing Capitol Building to hear testimony on the RAND Corporation study of the PASSHE system, Promoting the Long-Term Sustainability and […]   [Read More]

Apr

25

2018

April 25, 2018

 

The Senate passed legislation today that would help generate private donations to support pediatric cancer research, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13). Listen   [Read More]

Apr

25

2018

April 25, 2018

Today, the Pennsylvania Senate unanimously approved State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf’s (R,12) second round of Justice Reinvestment Initiatives (JRI2), which seeks to increase probation and parole supervision to reduce recidivism and expand the use of alternative sentencing programs.   [Read More]

Apr

25

2018

April 25, 2018

 

The Pennsylvania Senate today unanimously approved legislation that would create a statewide review committee to identify and investigate pregnancy-related deaths among expectant and new mothers, according to Senators Lisa Baker (R-20) and Judy Schwank (D-11), who strongly supported the measure. Listen   [Read More]

Apr

25

2018

April 25, 2018

Today, the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee and the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee held a joint hearing on “Flooding and Emergency Response” at the State Capitol.   [Read More]

Apr

24

2018

April 24, 2018

The Senate passed a bill today that would provide a valuable new marketing tool for veteran-owned businesses, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]

Apr

24

2018

April 24, 2018

Earlier this year, Gov. Tom Wolf issued a disaster declaration over the opioid crisis that is ravaging communities throughout Pennsylvania. His declaration followed the General Assembly’s action in passing 13 different bills to combat this crisis.   [Read More]

Apr

24

2018

April 24, 2018

Bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Pat Browne (R-16), Vincent J. Hughes (D-7) and Scott Martin (R-13) to help reduce school violence by creating a new school threat monitoring system unanimously passed the Senate Education Committee today (April 24). Listen   [Read More]

Apr

23

2018

April 23, 2018

 

Standing with taxpayers from across Pennsylvania, Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) today announced legislation to eliminate residential school property taxes through the state’s existing homestead exclusion program.   [Read More]

Apr

23

2018

April 23, 2018

Senate Education Committee | April 24, 2018 | Off the Floor   [Read More]

Apr

20

2018

April 20, 2018

Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr., (R-Blair) brought the Senate Education Committee to Bedford County today for the second of two hearings this week on the current collective bargaining process and teacher strikes. The first was held at the Capitol on Wednesday.   [Read More]

Apr

20

2018

April 20, 2018

 

Senate Judiciary Committee | April 24, 2018 | 11:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]