News Releases

Sep

13

2019

September 13, 2019

Senate Law and Justice Committee | September 17, 2019 | Grace Winery Glen Mills, Delaware County | Watch Live   [Read More]

Sep

13

2019

September 13, 2019

 

Joint Hearing Senate AND House State Government Committees | September 16, 2019 | East Wing, Room 60 |   [Read More]

Sep

10

2019

September 10, 2019

Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and David G. Argall (R-29) have introduced a bill that would require able-bodied, non-elderly Medicaid recipients to seek employment or volunteer in the community as a condition of receiving benefits.   [Read More]

Sep

06

2019

September 06, 2019

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | September 11, 2019 | Antrim Brethren in Christ Church, Chambersburg, Franklin County |   [Read More]

Sep

06

2019

September 06, 2019

 

Joint Hearing Senate AND House State Government Committees | September 10, 2019 | North Office Building, Hearing Room 1 |     [Read More]

Sep

03

2019

September 03, 2019

Speaking in front of a packed room at the Monroe County Safety Center, Sally Kozak, Deputy Secretary with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, testified that broadband access is critical for the delivery of high-quality healthcare.   [Read More]

Aug

29

2019

August 29, 2019

 

Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee | September 3, 2019 | Southwestern Veterans Center, Pittsburgh |     [Read More]

Aug

28

2019

August 28, 2019

 

Senate Communications and Technology Committee | September 5, 2019 | Penn State Fayette, the Eberly Campus |     [Read More]

Aug

28

2019

August 28, 2019

 

Senate Communications and Technology Committee | September 3, 2019 | Monroe County Safety Center   [Read More]

Aug

28

2019

August 28, 2019

 

Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee | August 29, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. | Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center |     [Read More]

Aug

28

2019

August 28, 2019

The Higher Education Funding Commission held its inaugural and organizational meeting yesterday (August 27) and will begin its work reviewing and making recommendations related to higher education funding, affordability and effectiveness and administration and operations, according to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Education Secretary Pedro Rivera.   [Read More]

Aug

28

2019

August 28, 2019

Legislation named in memory of Deana Eckman, Delco woman killed in February crash MEDIA, PA – Joined by the parents and husband of DUI homicide victim Deana Eckman, Senator Tom Killion (R – Chester and Delaware) today announced the introduction of groundbreaking legislation in her memory that would require the use of innovative technology to […]   [Read More]

Aug

27

2019

August 27, 2019

The Special Education Funding Commission, which was originally established in Act 3 of 2012 to review and make recommendations regarding special education funding, is being reconstituted to review the current formula that determines special education payments to school districts in Pennsylvania, according to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne (R-Lehigh), House Education Committee Chairman Curtis Sonney (R-Erie) and Education Secretary Pedro Rivera.   [Read More]

Aug

27

2019

August 27, 2019

State Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland & York), State Senator Lisa Baker (R- Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne & Wyoming), U.S. Representative Dan Meuser (R-Berks, Carbon, Columbia, Lebanon, Luzerne, Montour, Northumberland & Schuylkill) and U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike & Wayne) will host a Roundtable Discussion regarding the issue of Veterans Suicide on Thursday, August 29 at 11:00 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center.    [Read More]

Aug

14

2019

August 14, 2019

At a public hearing today in Everett, the Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), heard testimony from area educators, statewide officials and charter school representatives on how to establish a fairer approach to funding charter schools.   [Read More]

Aug

14

2019

August 14, 2019

Members of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees highlighted advances in animal health and biosecurity during a public hearing today that was held in conjunction with Penn State’s Ag Progress Days 2019.   [Read More]