News Releases

Mar

26

2019

March 26, 2019

Senator Elder Vogel, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, will hold a media availability on Wednesday (March 27) to announce his legislation that is intended to encourage existing farmers and landowners to work with beginning farmers to help them get started. Watch Live   [Read More]

Mar

25

2019

March 25, 2019

Earlier today, Senator Ryan Aument (R-Landisville) received the unanimous approval of his colleagues in the Senate Republican Caucus to serve them as their Caucus Secretary for the remainder of the 2019-2020 legislative session.   [Read More]

Mar

25

2019

March 25, 2019

 

The State Senate today unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Senator Tom Killion (R-9) that is intended to save lives by providing immunity to individuals who attempt to rescue children who have been left unattended in hot cars.   Listen   [Read More]

Mar

22

2019

March 22, 2019

 

Senate Local Government Committee | March 26, 2019 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B     [Read More]

Mar

22

2019

March 22, 2019

 

Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee | March 25, 2019 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

Mar

22

2019

March 22, 2019

 

Senate State Government Committee | March 26, 2019 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

Mar

21

2019

March 21, 2019

Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-46) and Jim Brewster (D-45) are working to expand job training programs to a broader number of Pennsylvanians by introducing a bipartisan bill allowing Private Licensed Schools to create branch campuses in different counties.   [Read More]

Mar

20

2019

March 20, 2019

 

In recognition of the incredible accomplishments of individuals living with Down syndrome, Senator Scott Martin (R-13) led passage of a Senate resolution today designating March 21 as World Down Syndrome Day. Listen   [Read More]

Mar

20

2019

March 20, 2019

 

Legislation introduced by State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) to ensure that public employees who commit job-related felonies are stripped of their taxpayer-funded pension was approved by the Senate today with House amendments and is now on its way to the Governor’s desk.   [Read More]

Mar

20

2019

March 20, 2019

 

Senate Transportation Committee Chair Kim Ward (R-39) said today she will spearhead an effort to confront the major challenges facing Pennsylvania’s transportation system.     [Read More]

Mar

19

2019

March 19, 2019

The Senate Education Committee unanimously approved a measure sponsored by Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) that would allow school districts to utilize flexible instructional days in the instance of a school cancellation. Listen   [Read More]

Mar

19

2019

March 19, 2019

 

Today the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee approved four measures, according to Senator Mike Regan, Chairman of the Committee.   [Read More]

Mar

19

2019

March 19, 2019

The Senate Education Committee approved a bill today that would ensure students who face an extended absence from school due to injury or illness could continue to participate in classroom activities and learning, according to one of the bill’s prime sponsors, Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Mar

15

2019

March 15, 2019

 

Joint Hearing Senate and House Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committees | Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

Mar

15

2019

March 15, 2019

 

Senate State Government Committee | March 19, 2019 | Hearing Room One, North Office Building |     [Read More]

Mar

15

2019

March 15, 2019

Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and Ryan Aument (R-36) introduced two bills today that would improve transparency of the process of negotiating the salaries and benefits of government and school employees.   [Read More]