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Jul

28

2021

July 28, 2021

Chaired by State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon), the Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee held a hearing today at the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce on the Economic Impact of the Workforce Shortage.   [Read More]

Jul

28

2021

July 28, 2021

Jul

27

2021

July 27, 2021

The American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries (ASLCS) recently honored Pennsylvania Senate Secretary-Parliamentarian Megan Martin as the recipient of the 2021 Legislative Staff Achievement Award for her efforts to improve and modernize the operations of the Senate.   [Read More]

Jul

26

2021

July 26, 2021

The Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee will hold a public hearing at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2021 to discuss “The Economic Impact of the Workforce Shortage” in Pennsylvania.    [Read More]

Jul

22

2021

July 22, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) issued the following statement today regarding the Department of State’s announcement that voting machines in Fulton County would be decertified:   [Read More]

Jul

22

2021

July 22, 2021

 

Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee | Wednesday, July 28, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. | Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce |     [Read More]

Jul

19

2021

July 19, 2021

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee and Senate Health and Human Services Committee will hold a joint public hearing to review the recently announced $34 million contract issued by the Department of Health to Public Consulting Group, the latest third-party vendor tasked to perform contact tracing of COVID-19 positive patients over the next year.   [Read More]

Jul

16

2021

July 16, 2021

 

Joint Hearing – Senate Appropriations and Education Committees | July 20 at 11:15 am | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

Jul

14

2021

July 14, 2021

 

JOINT HEARING | Senate Communications and Technology Committee AND Senate Health and Human Services Committee | July 21, 2021 at 10 a.m. | North Office Building (Hearing Room 1) and virtually through Zoom  |      [Read More]

Jul

13

2021

July 13, 2021

 

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement criticizing the Environmental Quality Board’s (EQB) vote to approve Governor Wolf’s plan for Pennsylvania to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a consortium of states that impose a carbon tax on electricity production and require fossil fuel generators to purchase allowances.   [Read More]

Jul

13

2021

July 13, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), heard testimony from the Pittsburgh Construction Industry Tax Fraud Task Force about the dangers of misclassifying workers in the construction industry and what can be done to combat the practice.   [Read More]

Jul

12

2021

July 12, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) and State Senator Marty Flynn (D- Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) announced today that they have introduced Senate Bill 814, also known as Officer John Wilding’s Law. Officer Wilding was a member of the Scranton Police Department who died on July 12, 2015 as a result of injuries he sustained in the line of duty.   [Read More]

Jul

10

2021

July 10, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) issued the following statement today in response to a directive issued by the Department of State that orders counties not to allow for a review of electronic voting systems:   [Read More]

Jul

10

2021

July 10, 2021

 

Name, Image, Likeness – Press Event | Monday, July 12, 2021 from 11:00am – 12:00pm |   [Read More]

Jul

09

2021

July 09, 2021

 

Legislative Reapportionment Commission | Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 2 p.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room 1 |   [Read More]

Jul

09

2021

July 09, 2021

 

Senate Labor and Industry Committee | Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 10 a.m. | Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, Pittsburgh |   [Read More]