News Releases

Apr

25

2017

April 25, 2017

Today, the Pennsylvania Senate approved State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf’s (R, Montgomery/Bucks) SB 554 “Safe Harbor” legislation that would require that sexually exploited children be diverted from the criminal justice system to more appropriate human services.   [Read More]

Apr

25

2017

April 25, 2017

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) released the following statement on Auditor General Eugene DePasquale’s findings on the Department of Labor & Industry’s management of the Unemployment Compensation System.   [Read More]

Apr

25

2017

April 25, 2017

  The Senate State Government Committee approved two bills today that would improve transparency of the process of negotiating the salaries and benefits of government and school employees.   [Read More]

Apr

25

2017

April 25, 2017

The Senate State Government Committee today passed and sent to the full Senate a taxpayer-protection measure sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32).   [Read More]

Apr

25

2017

April 25, 2017

Senators John Rafferty (R-44), Randy Vulakovich (R-38), Don White (R-41), Mike Regan (R-31), Dan Laughlin (R-49) and Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) joined legislators and representatives of law enforcement organizations at a Capitol news conference to show their support for Pennsylvania’s police officers. Listen   [Read More]

Apr

25

2017

April 25, 2017

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee approved legislation today that would extend early intervention services to newborn and infant children of mothers affected by postpartum depression (PPD), according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]