News Releases

Nov

13

2018

November 13, 2018

Early Childhood Education Caucus | November 14 | Senate Majority Caucus Room | Watch Live   [Read More]

Nov

13

2018

November 13, 2018

 

Speaking at a press conference today (November 13) to promote diabetes awareness, Senator Pat Browne, Representative Ryan Mackenzie and Dr. Terri Lipman, an award-winning Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and pediatric nurse practitioner in the Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discussed the growing impact of the chronic disease on people of all ages.   Listen   [Read More]

Oct

31

2018

October 31, 2018

 

Senator Ryan Aument (R-36) and Representative Mindy Fee (R-37), along with Pennsylvania Inspector General Bruce Beemer and Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman today outlined new collaborative efforts to combat fraud and abuse in the trafficking of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (“SNAP”) benefits.     [Read More]

Oct

29

2018

October 29, 2018

 

Senate Finance Committee | October 29, 2018 | Iron Mountain Data Center, Boyers, PA     [Read More]

Oct

25

2018

October 25, 2018

A new state law will allow governments, non-profit organizations and businesses to collect restitution if they are victims of a crime, according to the author of the new law, Senator Pat Stefano (R-32).   [Read More]

Oct

25

2018

October 25, 2018

 

Senator David G. Argall (R-29) chaired a Senate Majority Policy Committee hearing with experts on the recently decided U.S. Supreme Court case Janus v AFSCME at the state Capitol on Thursday to learn more about the court decision’s impact on public employee unions and potential state legislative responses.     [Read More]

Oct

25

2018

October 25, 2018

Legislation permitting local school districts and municipalities to discuss security matters in executive session, sponsored by Senator Tommy Tomlinson (R-Bucks) was signed into law by Governor Wolf yesterday.   [Read More]

Oct

25

2018

October 25, 2018

A bill sponsored by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) that will address Pennsylvania’s backlog of untested rape kits was signed into law.   [Read More]

Oct

25

2018

October 25, 2018

A measure introduced by Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) that updates and streamlines reporting requirements for insurance companies in Pennsylvania was signed into law on Wednesday (October 24) by Governor Wolf.   [Read More]

Oct

25

2018

October 25, 2018

Legislation sponsored by Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) providing students with alternatives to Keystone Exams to fulfill high school graduation requirements was signed into law today.   [Read More]

Oct

24

2018

October 24, 2018

Senator Mike Regan (R-31) announced today that Senate Bill 6, comprehensive public welfare reform legislation he sponsored, was signed into law by Governor Wolf as Act 125 of 2018.   [Read More]

Oct

24

2018

October 24, 2018

Governor Wolf has signed bipartisan legislation authored by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) that would provide a standardized process as to how public safety facilities, including state prisons and state police barracks, are closed in the future.   [Read More]

Oct

24

2018

October 24, 2018

Today, State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf’s Senate Bill 554 protecting the child victims of human trafficking was signed into law.    [Read More]

Oct

24

2018

October 24, 2018

Today, two bills sponsored by State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf (R, 12) making landmark improvements to Pennsylvania’s Post-Conviction Relief Act and DNA testing laws to ensure conviction integrity were signed into law.    [Read More]

Oct

24

2018

October 24, 2018

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24) increasing penalties for domestic violence when it is committed in front of children was signed into law today.   [Read More]

Oct

23

2018

October 23, 2018

Today, Governor Wolf signed State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf’s Donate Life PA Act legislation, SB 180, into law as Act 90 of 2018.   [Read More]