News Releases

Apr

25

2019

April 25, 2019

The Senate Majority Policy Committee will take a closer look at effects of climate change/disruption in Pennsylvania during a public workshop discussion.  This workshop is being held at the request of Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) and will take place on Wednesday, May 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Room 8 EA of the East Wing - Capitol Complex in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Apr

24

2019

April 24, 2019

 

Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) and Representative Kate Klunk (R-York) were joined by local senators and representatives as well as local and state leaders at York College today to outline bicameral efforts to reduce and reform the state’s regulatory process.     [Read More]

Apr

23

2019

April 23, 2019

 

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today commended Gov. Tom Wolf for signing into law legislation designating a new, visible symbol of clean water for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.     [Read More]

Apr

23

2019

April 23, 2019

The Senate Majority Policy Committee will take a closer look at the effects of outmigration or “Brain Drain” from Pennsylvania during a public workshop discussion on Tuesday April 30 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. in Hearing Room One of the North Office Building in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Apr

23

2019

April 23, 2019

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | April 30, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. | Room 461 Main Capitol Building | Watch Live   [Read More]

Apr

18

2019

April 18, 2019

State Senators Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) and Maria Collett (D-Montgomery/Bucks) have introduced “The Family Care Act” to establish a statewide Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program.   [Read More]

Apr

10

2019

April 10, 2019

 

The Senate gave its unanimous approval to a bill authored by Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) that would name the portion of State Route 2087 over the East Branch Cordorus Creek as the Sgt. Christopher M. Wrinkle and Tosca Memorial Bridge.   Listen   [Read More]

Apr

10

2019

April 10, 2019

 

Listen The Senate adopted a Resolution (April 9) supported by Senator Dan Laughlin recognizing the week of April 14 through 20, 2019, as "Osteopathic Medicine Week" in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Apr

09

2019

April 09, 2019

The Pennsylvania Senate today passed a package of bills designed to provide stronger protections for crime victims and ensure they have more opportunities to participate in the judicial process.   [Read More]

Apr

09

2019

April 09, 2019

 

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

Apr

09

2019

April 09, 2019

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee approved a bill today that would set commonsense safety standards for barns and other agricultural buildings that are repurposed for weddings and other social events.   [Read More]

Apr

09

2019

April 09, 2019

 

Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure | April 10, 2019 | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

Apr

08

2019

April 08, 2019

Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-46) and Pat Stefano (R-32) offered an alternative today to Governor Wolf's Restore PA plan that would fund infrastructure projects throughout the state without the need for the Governor’s job-killing severance tax.   [Read More]

Apr

08

2019

April 08, 2019

Senate Banking and Insurance Committee| April 10, 2019 | Main Capitol Room 461 |   [Read More]

Apr

08

2019

April 08, 2019

Apr

08

2019

April 08, 2019

 

During Senate session on Monday, Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) called for the passage of legislation she’s sponsoring that would increase penalties on those who traffic or solicit the services of trafficked victims in the Commonwealth.   [Read More]