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May

12

2021

May 12, 2021

 

The Senate today (May 12) approved legislation introduced by Senator Dan Laughlin that would strengthen the independence of the state Banking Fund and ensure a strong banking system in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 432, which now goes to the House of Representatives for consideration, changes the Banking Fund into a trust fund.    [Read More]

May

12

2021

May 12, 2021

 

State Senator Scott Martin (R-13) today highlighted what a YES vote means on two proposed amendments to the Pennsylvania Constitution being considered by voters in Tuesday’s Primary Election.   [Read More]

May

12

2021

May 12, 2021

Senate Bill 445, sponsored by Senator Bob Mensch (R-24), unanimously passed the Senate today (May 12).   [Read More]

May

12

2021

May 12, 2021

 

The Senate approved legislation today that would offer parents the option to allow their children to repeat a grade level due to the learning disruptions created by COVID-19, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte), who authored the bill.     [Read More]

May

12

2021

May 12, 2021

 

Senators Mastriano and Dush held a News Conference to Introduce SB 624, the Right to Bear Arms Protection Act (SB 624) on Capitol Steps, May 12 at 10 a.m. |     [Read More]

May

11

2021

May 11, 2021

A bill aimed at modernizing Pennsylvania’s 1956 Fertilizer Act was overwhelmingly approved today by the state Senate, according to prime sponsor, Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

May

11

2021

May 11, 2021

 

Senate Appropriations Committee | Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | Off the floor | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |   [Read More]

May

11

2021

May 11, 2021

Senate Bill 156, sponsored by Senator Bob Mensch (R-24), unanimously passed the Senate today (May 11).   [Read More]

May

11

2021

May 11, 2021

The PA Senate adopted a plan by Senator Judy Ward (R-30) that will allow thousands of Pennsylvanians to retain eligibility for PACE and PACENET.   [Read More]

May

11

2021

May 11, 2021

 

he Senate Communications and Technology Committee convened a public hearing Tuesday morning to seek answers about a massive data breach of personal health data impacting over 72,000 Pennsylvanians.   [Read More]

May

11

2021

May 11, 2021

 

Senate Rules and Executive Nominations Committee | Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | Off the Floor | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |   [Read More]

May

11

2021

May 11, 2021

The Senate Finance Committee approved two bills today (May 11), according to Committee Chairman Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21).   [Read More]

May

10

2021

May 10, 2021

 

The Senate Education Committee approved a proposal today that would give charter school students the opportunity to participate in dual enrollment programs, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46). Listen   [Read More]

May

10

2021

May 10, 2021

Parents would have the option to allow their children to repeat a grade level due to the learning disruptions created by COVID-19 under a bill approved by the Senate Education Committee today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte).   [Read More]

May

10

2021

May 10, 2021

The Senate Finance Committee will consider two bills at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday (May 11), in the Senate Chamber, according to Committee Chairman Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21).   [Read More]

May

10

2021

May 10, 2021

State Senator Cris Dush (R-25) introduced a plan to protect the constitutional rights of law-abiding Pennsylvania firearm owners and fight any possible infringement from the federal government.   [Read More]