News Releases

Mar

24

2017

March 24, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY - Legislators to Introduce Bi-Partisan Gaming Expansion Proposal Watch Live   [Read More]

Mar

24

2017

March 24, 2017

News Advisory - Members of the Senate Republican Caucus from Across Pennsylvania will introduce a package of bills to help strengthen Pennsylvania’s PFA statute. Senators, along with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and other law enforcement partners, will discuss the various proposals and the importance of efforts to strengthen Pennsylvania’s PFA laws   [Read More]

Mar

22

2017

March 22, 2017

The Senate today (March 22) approved government reform legislation introduced by Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) that would provide improved transparency regarding lobbyist disclosure reports. Listen     [Read More]

Mar

22

2017

March 22, 2017

The Senate adopted Senate Resolution 50 on Tuesday (March 21). This measure introduced by Senator Randy Vulakovich recognizes the 76th Anniversary of the Tuskegee Airmen. Audio     [Read More]

Mar

21

2017

March 21, 2017

HARRISBURG – An experienced health care management firm told members of the Senate Majority Policy Committee today that the state could see an 8 to 15 percent reduction in all medical costs through the use of new technology and evidence-based medicine.   [Read More]

Mar

21

2017

March 21, 2017

Legislation sponsored by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) to allow Pennsylvanians to engage in falconry on Sundays was approved by the Senate this week.   [Read More]

Mar

16

2017

March 16, 2017

Senators Ryan Aument (R-36) and John Yudichak (D-14) along with Representatives Becky Corbin (R-155) and Rob Matzie (D-16) today announced the formation of a bi-partisan, bi-cameral caucus of Pennsylvania’s General Assembly to focus on nuclear energy issues.   [Read More]

Mar

10

2017

March 10, 2017

Senator Lisa Baker, Chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, issued the following statement on the department consolidation plan offered by Governor Wolf.   [Read More]

Mar

09

2017

March 09, 2017

Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) introduced legislation today to change the way Pennsylvania taxes e-cigarette products to help prevent more vapor shops from going out of business.   [Read More]

Mar

07

2017

March 07, 2017

State Senator John DiSanto (R-15) has introduced legislation to make it more difficult for the General Assembly to raise taxes.   [Read More]

Feb

28

2017

February 28, 2017

HARRISBURG – A report requested by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) shows the state could save considerable tax dollars on its overtime spending within the Department of Corrections. Listen   [Read More]

Feb

27

2017

February 27, 2017

Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) introduced legislation today that would give Pennsylvania judges additional tools to protect victims of domestic violence.   [Read More]

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