News Releases

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

Lancaster County municipalities would have the option to prohibit video gaming terminals (VGTs) at local truck stops as part of a bill approved by the Senate today.   [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

 

The State Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) that is aimed at breaking the cycle of addiction by establishing a pilot program to help individuals in recovery obtain meaningful employment opportunities. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

 

Senate Republicans highlighted a package of bills today to combat the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic by improving prescription drug monitoring, limiting opioid prescriptions, targeting drug dealers and taking other steps to limit the damage inflicted by the addiction crisis in Pennsylvania communities.     [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee | June 19, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. | Room 461   [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today approved a bill sponsored by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) to increase the allowable width for farm equipment on roads in the Commonwealth.   [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

The Senate State Government Committee approved a bill on Tuesday (June 18) that would create a special panel to review and update Pennsylvania’s election standards, according to Senator Elder Vogel (R-47).   [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

 

The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee approved a proposed constitutional amendment today that would expand property tax relief for Pennsylvania’s disabled veterans. Audio Audio   [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

Senate Transportation Committee | June 18, 2019 at12:45 P.M. | Rules Room   [Read More]

Jun

17

2019

June 17, 2019

 

The Senate approved a bill today that would create tougher punishments for drug dealers whose products cause serious bodily injuries and impairments, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   Listen   [Read More]

Jun

17

2019

June 17, 2019

 

Senate Education Committee | June 18, 2019 at 10:30am | Room 8E-B, East Wing |     [Read More]

Jun

14

2019

June 14, 2019

 

Senate Finance Committee | June 18, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461 |     [Read More]

Jun

14

2019

June 14, 2019

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee | June 19, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461 | Watch Live   [Read More]

Jun

14

2019

June 14, 2019

 

Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee | June 18, 2019 | 11:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

Jun

14

2019

June 14, 2019

 

Senate Law and Justice Committee | June 18, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. | Majority Caucus Room |     [Read More]

Jun

14

2019

June 14, 2019

 

Senate Local Government Committee | June 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

Jun

14

2019

June 14, 2019

 

Senate State Government Committee | June 18, 2019 | 12:00 noon | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]