News Releases

Oct

08

2019

October 08, 2019

 

Pennsylvania Special Education Funding Commission | October 8, 2019 | Southern Lehigh SD High School     [Read More]

Oct

08

2019

October 08, 2019

 

Pennsylvania Special Education Funding Commission | October 7, 2019 | Manheim Township SD District Office     [Read More]

Oct

03

2019

October 03, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s decision to begin the regulatory process in order for Pennsylvania to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI):   [Read More]

Sep

30

2019

September 30, 2019

Middle and high school students are invited to share their ideas about how to support agriculture in Pennsylvania as part of the third annual “Talk to Your State Senator” statewide video competition.   [Read More]

Sep

27

2019

September 27, 2019

 

Senate Judiciary Committee | October 2, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 Part 1 Video   Part 2 Video     [Read More]

Sep

26

2019

September 26, 2019

The Senate approved a comprehensive bill yesterday that seeks to address deep-seated issues within our state’s career and technical education system that have long stymied the growth of this critical component of post-secondary education options for Pennsylvania students, according to Senator Ryan Aument (R-36). href="http://av.pasenategop.com/aument/2019/0919/workforce.mp3" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Listen   [Read More]

Sep

25

2019

September 25, 2019

 

Chaired by State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33), the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee took action on a measure today that would increase legislative oversight and transparency of the regulatory review process.   [Read More]

Sep

25

2019

September 25, 2019

 

Special Education Funding Commission | September 25, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. | Main Capitol, Majority Caucus Room |     [Read More]

Sep

25

2019

September 25, 2019

 

The Senate today unanimously approved legislation that would extend the Pennsylvania Heart and Lung Act to several law enforcement entities not currently included in the law, according to Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York), prime sponsor of the bill and Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.   [Read More]

Sep

25

2019

September 25, 2019

 

Suicide Awareness Day Rally | September 25, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. | Main Capitol Rotunda |   [Read More]

Sep

25

2019

September 25, 2019

 

Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee | September 25, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. | Room 461, Main Capitol |     [Read More]

Sep

25

2019

September 25, 2019

 

Pediatric cancer doctors, patient advocates and other experts testified about the need to provide new resources for childhood cancer research during a Senate Finance Committee hearing today.   [Read More]

Sep

24

2019

September 24, 2019

The Senate State Government Committee approved bills aimed at improving access to broadband, repurposing the Lieutenant Governor’s residence, honoring the sacrifices of U.S. military veterans and studying the use of state-owned facilities during a voting meeting at the state Capitol today, according to acting committee chair, Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York).   [Read More]

Sep

24

2019

September 24, 2019

Today the Senate State Government Committee unanimously passed legislation to require that the Lt. Governor’s residence be used to support veterans and active military, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Sep

24

2019

September 24, 2019

The State Senate’s Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee held a hearing today on legislation authored by Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester & Delaware) to better protect the public from dogs proven to have caused severe injury to a person or a domestic animal.   [Read More]

Sep

23

2019

September 23, 2019

The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee will explore different approaches to dealing with blight during a public hearing in Altoona on September 26. The hearing will be held at the Penn State Altoona Devorris Downtown Center in Room 201 beginning at 10 a.m.   [Read More]