Recent News

Dec

03

2020

December 03, 2020

In response to the distrust that grew out of the 2020 general election, Senate and House Republican leaders today announced plans to restore confidence in the state’s election system and begin the process of making meaningful reforms.   [Read More]

Nov

25

2020

November 25, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) has issued the following statement regarding the PA Supreme Court failing to uphold the election law to allow for fair elections.   [Read More]

Nov

24

2020

November 24, 2020

At the request of Senator Doug Mastriano (R-Adams/Cumberland/Franklin/York), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a hearing to discuss recent issues regarding the 2020 General Election in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Nov

24

2020

November 24, 2020

At the request of Senator Doug Mastriano (R-Adams/Cumberland/Franklin/York), the Senate Majority Policy Committee is holding a public hearing Wednesday at 12:30 pm to discuss 2020 election issues and irregularities.   [Read More]

Nov

24

2020

November 24, 2020

 

Senate Majority Policy Committee | Wednesday, November 25, 2020 | 12:30 p.m. | Wyndham Hotel | 95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325 |     [Read More]

Nov

23

2020

November 23, 2020

 

Senate Transportation Committee | November 23, 2020, 2:00 p.m. | Virtual Hearing |     [Read More]

Nov

20

2020

November 20, 2020

Senate passage today of a supplemental spending bill will ensure that Pennsylvania continues to provide vital services to state residents, particularly the most vulnerable, without raising taxes, according to Senate Republican Leaders.   [Read More]

Nov

20

2020

November 20, 2020

Legislation sponsored by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) that would establish a grant program to extend deployment of broadband services in underserved areas of the state has received final approval in the Senate and now heads to the governor for his signature.   [Read More]

Nov

20

2020

November 20, 2020

Legislation introduced by Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) to ensure newborn babies are comprehensively screened for all recommended disorders was unanimously approved in the House of Representatives today and is now on its way to the Governor’s desk.   [Read More]

Nov

20

2020

November 20, 2020

 

Senate Appropriations Committee | Friday, November 20, 2020 | Off the Floor | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

Nov

19

2020

November 19, 2020

 

Health care providers, schools, businesses, nonprofits and others who followed COVID-19 public health directives would be protected from unfair lawsuits for good-faith actions they took during the pandemic under legislation approved by the Senate today, according to Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20).     [Read More]

Nov

19

2020

November 19, 2020

A bill that would waive photo identification fees for many vulnerable Pennsylvanians is on its way to the governor’s desk to be signed into law, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]

Nov

19

2020

November 19, 2020

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) released the following statement today in response to the Department of Health’s new masking mandates and local concerns about how they apply to athletes while they are engaged in competing:   [Read More]

Nov

19

2020

November 19, 2020

 

Senate Rules and Executive Nominations Committee | Friday, November 20, 2020 | Off the Floor | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

Nov

19

2020

November 19, 2020

Senate Judiciary Committee | Thursday, November 19, 2020 | Off the Floor | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) | Watch Live   [Read More]

Nov

19

2020

November 19, 2020

 

Senate Appropriations Committee | Thursday, November 19, 2020 | Off the Floor | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]