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Senate Approves Martin Bill to Encourage Private Donations to Fight Pediatric Cancer

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]

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Senate Approves Bill to Aid in Preventing Pregnancy-Related Deaths

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]

Senators Propose Creation of School Threat Reporting System

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]

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Scavello Introduces Bill to Implement Property Tax Elimination Chosen by Voters

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]

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Meeting to consider of SB 897, SB 1036, SB 1126, SB 1127, and HB 1979

April 20, 2018
Senate Judiciary Committee | April 24, 2018 | 11:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 945, SB 1098, SB 1101, SB 1063, HB 1964, and HB 2067

April 20, 2018
Senate Transportation Committee | April 25, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

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Public Hearing on Flooding and Emergency Response

April 20, 2018
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee and Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee | April 25, 2018 | 9 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

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Public Hearing on Redistricting Legislation

April 20, 2018
Senate State Government Committee | April 24, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

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Meeting to Consider SB 1006, SB 1007, HB 479, HB 480, and HB 481

April 20, 2018
Senate Local Government Committee | April 24, 2018 | 9:30 am | Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

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Senate Passes Rafferty Bill To Increase Penalties for Repeat DUI Offenders

April 18, 2018
The State Senate today overwhelmingly approved legislation sponsored by Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr. (R-44) that would help to save lives by providing tougher sanctions for dangerous repeat DUI offenders.   Listen   [Read More]

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Corman: Senate Unanimously Passes the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law

April 18, 2018
The PA Senate unanimously approved a wide-ranging antihazing measure sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) that focuses on prevention, enforcement and transparency in order to end hazing. Senate Bill 1090 will now be sent to the House for consideration.     [Read More]

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Bill Addressing Costs, Opioid Abuse Under Workers’ Comp Sent to Governor

April 17, 2018
Legislation introduced by Senator Don White (R-Indiana) that would save costs and address opioid abuse under Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation program is headed to the Governor for enactment into law.   Listen   [Read More]