Feb

06

2018

February 06, 2018

Responding to Governor Wolf’s budget address today, Senate Republicans said they will continue their commitment to enacting a fiscally responsible, on-time state budget. [Read More]

Feb

05

2018

February 05, 2018

The Senate today unanimously approved Senate Bill 955, legislation sponsored by Senators Randy Vulakovich (R-38) and Jay Costa (D-43) that creates an incentive for community colleges to establish fire fighter training programs within secondary schools. Listen [Read More]

Feb

05

2018

February 05, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and Speaker of the House Mike Turzai have issued the following statement regarding today’s ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States: [Read More]

Feb

05

2018

February 05, 2018

Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Day rally, held at the Capitol   [Read More]

Feb

01

2018

February 01, 2018

Two bills introduced by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) today would help create new business and job opportunities for military veterans. [Read More]

Feb

01

2018

February 01, 2018

A resolution sponsored by Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr., (R-44) and Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21) was adopted by the Senate and calls for a study of a potential consolidation of the interstate operations of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (Turnpike). [Read More]

Feb

01

2018

February 01, 2018

A measure sponsored by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24) urging counties, local police and state authorities to prepare for rollout of a new statewide safety radio system was unanimously adopted by the Senate this week. [Read More]

Jan

31

2018

January 31, 2018

The Senate approved legislation today that would create a framework for the Growing Greener III program to better protect Pennsylvania’s natural resources. [Read More]

Jan

31

2018

January 31, 2018

On Monday, the Pennsylvania Senate unanimously passed Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf’s (R-12) SB 52 which would bring the National Guard Youth Challenge Program to Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Jan

31

2018

January 31, 2018

The Senate Finance Committee approved a bill today that would allow volunteer fire companies to keep more of the money they generate during fundraisers, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13). [Read More]