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Jun

27

2022

June 27, 2022

State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) led a Capitol rally today to call for action to address Pennsylvania’s fentanyl and opioid overdose epidemic.    [Read More]

Jun

27

2022

June 27, 2022

Sen. Devlin Robinson’s (R-37) bill to change the timing of boat registrations in Pennsylvania was signed into law today.   [Read More]

Jun

27

2022

June 27, 2022

Sen. Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, issued a statement today regarding the historic agreement to commence passenger rail improvements:   [Read More]

Jun

27

2022

June 27, 2022

A bill establishing statewide uniform requirements restricting the use of “Class B” firefighting foams containing added per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for training purposes and testing was recently approved by the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, according to prime sponsor Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Jun

24

2022

June 24, 2022

State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) will lead a Capitol rally Monday in the East Wing Rotunda of the Main Capitol to call for action to address Pennsylvania’s fentanyl and opioid overdose epidemic.  | Watch Live   [Read More]

Jun

24

2022

June 24, 2022

Senate State Government Committee | Tuesday, June 28, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8EA | Watch Live   [Read More]

Jun

23

2022

June 23, 2022

 

The state Senate this week approved legislation sponsored by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24) to provide a pathway for Valley Forge Military Academy and College cadets to commission early into the Pennsylvania Army National Guard as an U.S. Officer in the Army.   [Read More]

Jun

23

2022

June 23, 2022

Potential revisions to the Right to Know Law, which allows for Pennsylvania residents and organizations to request information about the operations of state and local agencies, the General Assembly, the judiciary, and state-related universities, were the subject of a hearing of the Senate State Government Committee today, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29), the chair of the committee.   [Read More]

Jun

23

2022

June 23, 2022

Responding to Pennsylvania’s ranking as the state with the highest number of Lyme disease cases in the nation, Sen. Michele Brooks applauded the Senate’s passage of her legislation to help control the tick population, provide coverage for doctor-recommended Lyme disease treatment, and spread education and awareness of tickborne diseases.    [Read More]

Jun

23

2022

June 23, 2022

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48), which would allow outdoor advertisers to use energy-efficient lighting, received unanimous Senate support.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2022

June 22, 2022

The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee unanimously voted to approve legislation by Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) that will drastically improve how the commonwealth tracks and responds to drug overdoses.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2022

June 22, 2022

The Senate approved legislation today that would give continuing educational credits to dentists who volunteer at free clinics and charity events, said Sen. Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Jun

22

2022

June 22, 2022

The state Senate has approved Sen. Dan Laughlin’s legislation seeking to ensure electric low-speed scooters are properly regulated within Pennsylvania’s vehicle code.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2022

June 22, 2022

 

Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) is working to close a loophole preventing military spouses from collecting unemployment.  Currently, if an active duty member of the Armed Forces is transferred, and if, as a result, his or her spouse is forced to resign their employment, it is possible, under Pennsylvania law, that the resignation would be considered voluntary and they may not qualify for benefits.    [Read More]

Jun

22

2022

June 22, 2022

The state Senate recently approved legislation to create a Domestic Animal Welfare Board, Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) said.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2022

June 22, 2022

State Sen. Devlin Robinson’s (R-37) bill to expand the existing Pennsylvania Waterfront Development Tax Credit (WDTC) Program was approved today by the Senate Finance Committee.   [Read More]