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Senate Sends Comprehensive School Safety Measure to Governor’s Desk

June 22, 2018
The Senate approved a comprehensive, bipartisan school safety bill today that will dedicate significant new resources to help prevent school violence.     [Read More]

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Senate Republican Leaders Issue Responses to Senate Passage of State Budget

June 22, 2018
Senate Republican leaders offered the following statements on passage of the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 state budget, which holds the line on spending, makes historic investments in education and school safety initiatives, and includes no new taxes. Listen     [Read More]

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Public Hearing on the nomination of Paul Gitnik to the State Board of Finance and Revenue

June 22, 2018
Senate Finance Committee | June 22, 2018 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

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Bill Seeking Improved Elevator Safety In Memory of Kristopher Moules Sent To Governor

June 21, 2018
Legislation improving elevator safety across the state has been sent to the governor to be signed into law after the House overwhelmingly approved Senate Bill 934 today. Listen   [Read More]

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Senate Approves Resolution Calling for Development of Appalachian Ethane Storage Hub

June 20, 2018
The Senate approved a resolution today introduced by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) encouraging Congress to support the development of an ethane storage hub in the Appalachian region.     [Read More]

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PCN’s “On the Issues” Program

June 20, 2018
Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati appears on PCN’s “On the Issues” program to discuss key legislation facing the General Assembly. - VIDEO COURTESY OF PCN   [Read More]

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Senate Approves National Guard Youth Challenge Program

June 19, 2018
The Senate today approved House Bill 824, legislation that would establish the National Guard Youth Challenge Program in Pennsylvania, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich, a co-sponsor and strong supporter of the proposal.   [Read More]

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Public Hearing Highlights Need for Property Tax Collection Reform

June 19, 2018
Local government representatives and school business officials discussed alternatives to the current system of collecting property taxes during a hearing of the Senate Local Government Committee today.   [Read More]

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Stefano Bill to Help Local Authorities Combat Blight Signed into Law

June 19, 2018
Senator Pat Stefano’s legislation aimed at helping local redevelopment authorities fight community blight has been signed into law by the governor. Listen   [Read More]

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Workshop on Historic Preservation Tax Credits

June 18, 2018
Senate Majority Policy Committee and Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee | June 18, 2018 Room 461 | Main Capitol - State Capitol |     [Read More]

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To consider SB 575, SB 933, SB 1079 and HB 980

June 15, 2018
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee | June 19, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 1096 and HB 1958 and a Hearing with PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards on budget and program priorities

June 15, 2018
Senate Transportation Committee | June 20, 2018 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B     [Read More]