Recent News

Aug

06

2020

August 06, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Education Committee Chair Wayne Langerholc Jr. (R-35) today issued the following statements regarding Governor Wolf’s recommendation that no school sporting events take place until January 2021:   [Read More]

Aug

06

2020

August 06, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) has introduced legislation that would provide much needed school property tax relief for senior citizens across the Commonwealth.   [Read More]

Aug

05

2020

August 05, 2020

Recognizing that the ongoing response to the COVID-19 outbreak is placing a severe financial crisis on first responders, veterans’ groups and other non-profit organizations, Senator Joe Pittman is introducing legislation that would temporarily allow these organizations to conduct online small games of chance (SGOC) fundraising activities during the duration of the Governor’s disaster declaration.   [Read More]

Aug

03

2020

August 03, 2020

Health care experts outlined the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on rural health systems during a workshop discussion of the Majority Policy Committee in Monongahela today.   [Read More]

Jul

31

2020

July 31, 2020

 

Senate Majority Policy Committee | Monday, August 3 at 10:00 AM | Monongahela Valley Hospital |     [Read More]

Jul

31

2020

July 31, 2020

 

At the request of Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Beaver/Greene/Washington), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion on Monday, Augst 3 at 10 am at Monongahela Valley Hospital on the challenges facing Pennsylvania’s rural hospitals.     [Read More]

Jul

30

2020

July 30, 2020

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) today called on Governor Tom Wolf and Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine to develop guidelines on allowing spectators to attend fall sports activities, including at a minimum, parents of athletes.   [Read More]

Jul

27

2020

July 27, 2020

 

Senate Majority Policy Committee | July 28 at 1:00 PM | Bayard Rustin High School |     [Read More]

Jul

27

2020

July 27, 2020

At the request of Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester/Delaware) The Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion with education professionals to discuss the safe re-opening of Pennsylvania schools. Watch Live   [Read More]

Jul

24

2020

July 24, 2020

In recognition of the essential role that rural hospitals play in meeting the healthcare needs of many Pennsylvanians, the Senate Majority Policy Committee will host a workshop discussion on the challenges facing these facilities both now and in the future.   [Read More]

Jul

23

2020

July 23, 2020

 

A measure sponsored by State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) that would streamline the process for veterans seeking a driver’s license designation was signed into law today as Act 74 of 2020.   [Read More]

Jul

23

2020

July 23, 2020

 

A new law authored by Senator Scott Martin (R-13) could help more local taxpayers benefit from school property tax discounts and extended payment deadlines. Listen   [Read More]

Jul

22

2020

July 22, 2020

News Conference | July 23, 2020 | 4:00 p.m. | Luzerne County Community College (1333 S Prospect St, Nanticoke) | Local Resource Manufacturing Tax Credit | Watch Live   [Read More]

Jul

22

2020

July 22, 2020

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Senator David Arnold (R-Lebanon) announced today (July 22) that in addition to the lawsuit filed by the Lebanon County Commissioners against Governor Wolf for withholding $12.8 million in federal CARES Act funding for the county, legislation has been introduced to ensure that Lebanon County does not lose out on this vital funding its citizens, the same as citizens across Pennsylvania, need during this enduring pandemic.   [Read More]

Jul

21

2020

July 21, 2020

At the request of Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester/Delaware), the Senate Majority Policy Committee and Senator Wayne Langerholc Jr. (R-Bedford/Cambria/Clearfield), the Chairman of the Senate Education Committee, will host a workshop discussion with local education officials and parents about how to safely re-open Pennsylvania schools as a result of COVID-19.   [Read More]

Jul

20

2020

July 20, 2020

 

Senate State Government Committee | Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 10 am | Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation |     [Read More]