News Releases

May

24

2018

May 24, 2018

Senate Resolution 6 Commission Senate Resolution 6 Commission | May 30, 2018 at 10 AM | Flight 93 National Memorial, Stoystown, Somerset County | Watch Live   [Read More]

May

24

2018

May 24, 2018

The PA Public School Building Construction and Reconstruction Advisory Committee made several recommendations yesterday (May 23rd) regarding the state’s reimbursement program for school districts for costs associated with construction and reconstruction and lease of public school buildings (commonly known as PlanCon), including shortening the administrative process, recognizing high-performance building standards, creating a maintenance and repair program and streamlining the reimbursement formula, according to statement from the co-chairs of the advisory committee.   [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

Today Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) was joined by members of the Legislative Hunger Caucus and numerous hunger awareness advocates, who came together for a public event to mark the ninth season opening of the Capitol Hunger Garden.     [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

The state Senate today passed bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Mike Regan (R-31, Cumberland and York) that would increase the penalties for trespassing on critical infrastructure facilities in the Commonwealth.   [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

The Senate today approved legislation that would lead to tougher sentences for crimes of domestic violence committed in front of children.   [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

The House Urban Affairs Committee approved legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) to provide local redevelopment authorities with greater authority and additional resources to combat neighborhood blight.   [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

The state Senate today passed and sent to the House bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) and Lisa Boscola (D-18) that would allow governments, organizations and businesses to collect restitution if they’re victims of a crime. Listen   [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

Senate Bill 1037, introduced by Senators Mike Folmer (R-48) and Randy Vulakovich (R-38), to modernize the state’s Civil Service Commission, was unanimously approved today by the Senate State Government Committee.   [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

The PA Public School Building Construction and Reconstruction Advisory Committee will meet tomorrow (May 23rd) to release its report to the general assembly related to the state’s reimbursement program for school districts for costs associated with construction and reconstruction and lease of public school buildings (commonly known as PlanCon).   [Read More]

May

22

2018

May 22, 2018

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee today unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) that would make drug treatment options more accessible to individuals in rural areas of Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

May

22

2018

May 22, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Representative Jake Wheatley (D-19) will hold a public event to mark the opening of the 9th season of the Capitol Hunger Garden on Wednesday, May 23rd at 9:00 a.m. directly in front of the garden.     [Read More]

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