News Releases

Aug

14

2019

August 14, 2019

At a public hearing today in Everett, the Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), heard testimony from area educators, statewide officials and charter school representatives on how to establish a fairer approach to funding charter schools.   [Read More]

Aug

14

2019

August 14, 2019

Members of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees highlighted advances in animal health and biosecurity during a public hearing today that was held in conjunction with Penn State’s Ag Progress Days 2019.   [Read More]

Aug

14

2019

August 14, 2019

The Senate Judiciary Committee has announced the following public hearings to be held this fall, according to Chairwoman Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th)   [Read More]

Aug

13

2019

August 13, 2019

The Governor’s actions today are an indication of the seriousness of the concerns for the current funding of public charter and cyber charter schools and its effect on overall public school finance in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Aug

12

2019

August 12, 2019

Senator Joe Pittman will soon introduce legislation to reduce the amount of funding diverted each year from essential transportation improvement projects to support State Police operations. Listen   [Read More]

Aug

09

2019

August 09, 2019

The Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), will hold a public hearing on charter school funding at 1 p.m. on  Wednesday, August 14, at Everett Area High School located at 1 Renaissance Circle in Everett, PA.    [Read More]

Aug

08

2019

August 08, 2019

 

Senate Education Committee | August 14, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. | Everett High School | Everett, Bedford County |     [Read More]

Aug

08

2019

August 08, 2019

 

Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee | August 13, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. | Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home, Erie |     [Read More]

Aug

08

2019

August 08, 2019

 

Senate Majority Policy Committee | August 13, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. | The Pullo Center, Penn State York     [Read More]

Aug

07

2019

August 07, 2019

Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Representative Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) announced that August 7th has been designated as Purple Heart Day in Pennsylvania to recognize the sacrifices of those who were wounded or killed in service to their country as members of the United States Military.   [Read More]

Aug

05

2019

August 05, 2019

Aug. 5, 2019 – Harrisburg – State Senators Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) praised the results of the Safe2Say Something (S2SS) anonymous threat reporting program following the first annual report by the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) released Thursday. The OAG reported that 23,494 tips have been received since S2SS began, Jan. 14, […]   [Read More]

Jul

31

2019

July 31, 2019

 

Senate Communications and Technology Committee | August 7, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. | Blue Spruce Lodge | Indiana, PA 15701     [Read More]

Jul

31

2019

July 31, 2019

 

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee will hold a series of public hearings focusing on aspects of high-speed internet access across the state, according to the Committee Chair Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York).     [Read More]

Jul

26

2019

July 26, 2019

In response to reports of murders committed by Pennsylvania parolees over the last few weeks, and discussions with Corrections Secretary John Wetzel, Senator Lisa Baker communicated the attached letter earlier today.   [Read More]

Jul

22

2019

July 22, 2019

 

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee | July 24, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. | Fitts Auditorium | University of Pennsylvania Law School |   [Read More]

Jul

22

2019

July 22, 2019

The Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will meet on the University of Pennsylvania Campus on Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 to discuss environmental issues associated with the June 21st explosion at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refining complex.  State and environmental representatives will be participating in the event.   [Read More]