News Releases

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20

2017

October 20, 2017

Center for Rural Pennsylvania - UPMC Susquehanna - Williamsport   [Read More]

Oct

18

2017

October 18, 2017

Legislation limiting the amount of opioids that individuals may be prescribed won bipartisan approval today in the state Senate, according to the bill’s prime sponsor Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Oct

18

2017

October 18, 2017

The Senate State Government Committee today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) that is aimed at protecting voter integrity and make voting easier for members of the military and overseas residents.   [Read More]

Oct

18

2017

October 18, 2017

The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee approved a bipartisan bill today that would allow domestic violence victims who live in public housing to be relocated to another unit.   [Read More]

Oct

18

2017

October 18, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman spoke with reporters about a revenue plan passed yesterday by the House of Representatives, which the Senate will now review.     [Read More]

Oct

17

2017

October 17, 2017

The Senate unanimously approved legislation today to improve accessibility and strengthen enforcement measures of parking spaces for persons with disabilities, according to the bill’s sponsors, Senators John C. Rafferty, Jr. (R-44) and Scott Martin (R-13). Senator Rafferty Audio Senator Martin Audio       [Read More]

Oct

17

2017

October 17, 2017

Today, the Pennsylvania Senate approved legislation (SB 53) sponsored by Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf (R, Montgomery, Bucks) that would permanently allow for distance education to be included in the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) State Grant Program.   [Read More]

Oct

17

2017

October 17, 2017

The Senate today (October 17) approved a measure introduced by Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) that will better protect consumers from unreasonably excessive building inspection fees and unnecessary construction costs. Listen     [Read More]

Oct

17

2017

October 17, 2017

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today unanimously approved a resolution sponsored by Sen. Wayne Langerholc (R-35) seeking a comprehensive review of the potential impact of removing Cambria County from vehicle emissions testing requirements. Listen     [Read More]

Oct

17

2017

October 17, 2017

The Senate State Government Committee today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) that is aimed at protecting voter integrity and make voting easier for members of the military and overseas residents. Listen   [Read More]

Oct

17

2017

October 17, 2017

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee approved legislation today that would help reduce hospital emergency room overcrowding and connect patients who require mental health services to the care they need, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]

Oct

17

2017

October 17, 2017

Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. (R-Blair) and Representative Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) held a news conference at the Capitol today to introduce companion legislation calling for a limited constitutional convention.     [Read More]

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