May

09

2018

May 09, 2018

The Wall That Heals – Opening Ceremony [Read More]

May

09

2018

May 09, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-28) today announced that former Gov. Tom Ridge will serve as the keynote speaker for The Wall That Heals Opening Ceremony on Wednesday, May 9 at 7:00 p.m. at the Pennsylvania State Capitol. [Read More]

May

07

2018

May 07, 2018

Senator Don White’s bill expanding the legal standing for third-party individuals seeking to gain custody in cases where no biological or adoptive parent has care and control of the child was recently signed into law. Listen [Read More]

May

03

2018

May 03, 2018

State Senators Mike Regan and Wayne Langerholc, Jr. are sponsoring legislation, which would require the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to develop Comprehensive School Safety Assessment (CSSA) guidelines. [Read More]

May

03

2018

May 03, 2018

Senators Don White and Kim Ward are preparing to introduce legislation that will limit the over-prescription of pain medications by statutorily requiring prescription guidelines and effective utilization reviews under Pennsylvania’s Worker’s Compensation system. [Read More]

May

01

2018

May 01, 2018

Today, approximately 100 Boy Scouts and leaders from across the Commonwealth gathered at the state Capitol Building to mark the first annual Boy Scout Day at the Capitol. [Read More]

May

01

2018

May 01, 2018

Winners of a statewide “Talk to Your State Senator” video competition will be announced online at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 2, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23). [Read More]

Apr

30

2018

April 30, 2018

Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr., (R-Blair) led a joint hearing of the Senate and House Education Committees today to closely examine a troubling new report on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). [Read More]

Apr

26

2018

April 26, 2018

(HARRISBURG) – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and Senator Don White have issued the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s proposed executive actions to curb opioid abuse: “We urge the Governor to take real action by signing Senate Bill 936.  Senate Bill 936 was passed by the General Assembly last week and continues to sit […] [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]