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Aument Inspector General Legislation to Become Law

July 11, 2017
Senator Ryan Aument (R-36) received notification from the Governor’s Office that Governor Wolf intends to sign Senate Bill 527 into law.   Listen   [Read More]

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State Inspector General Legislation Sent to Governor

July 10, 2017
Legislation that would statutorily create the State Office of Inspector General and give Pennsylvania’s top fraud, waste and abuse investigator more power and authority has been finally passed by the General Assembly and now has been sent to the Governor.   Listen   Listen   [Read More]

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Senate Approves New Protections for Domestic Violence Victims

July 08, 2017
Victims of domestic violence would be better protected against retribution from their abusers under a bill approved by the Senate today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   Listen   [Read More]

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Senate Budget Plan Holds Line on Spending, Boosts Support for Schools

June 30, 2017
The State Senate today approved a spending plan for fiscal year 2017-18 that holds the line on spending, increases funding for education and funds core responsibilities of state government, according to Senate Republican Leaders.   [Read More]

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Senate Passes Bartolotta’s Bill Targeting Drug Dealers

June 28, 2017
District attorneys would be able to hold drug dealers more accountable for the damages they cause under legislation approved by the Senate today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).     [Read More]

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Senate Approves Senator White’s School Safety Bill (VIDEO)

June 28, 2017
The Senate today (June 28) approved Senate Bill 383, legislation introduced by Senator Don White that would give school boards the option of allowing licensed and trained staff to carry firearms on school property.   Listen   [Read More]

Senate Approves Bipartisan Clean Slate Legislation

June 28, 2017
The Senate today unanimously approved bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) and Senator Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) to provide for automatic sealing of criminal records for minor offenses. Listen   [Read More]

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Alloway Applauds Animal Protection Bill Signing

June 28, 2017
Senator Rich Alloway II (R-33) issued the following statement today in response to Governor Wolf giving his stamp of approval to a historic animal abuse prevention bill, which included provisions of two of Alloway’s pet protection proposals:     [Read More]

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Consideration of SB 135 and SB 240

June 23, 2017
Senate Game and Fisheries Committee - June 27, 2017     [Read More]

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To release a report of PA’s Program for Beneficial Use of Biosolids (Sewage Sludge) by Land Application

June 23, 2017
Legislative Budget & Finance Committee - June 27, 2017 Meeting of the Legislative Budget & Finance Committee to release a report of PA's Program for Beneficial Use of Biosolids (Sewage Sludge) by Land Application     [Read More]

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Alternative Solutions to our Existing School Property Tax System

June 22, 2017
Senate Majority Policy - June 22, 2017     [Read More]

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Senate Approves Baker Bill To Increase Public Safety By Expanding PA One Call

June 21, 2017
The Pennsylvania Senate unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th District), that would ensure greater public safety by extending and expanding provisions of the PA One Call Law. Listen     [Read More]