News Releases

Mar

21

2019

March 21, 2019

Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-46) and Jim Brewster (D-45) are working to expand job training programs to a broader number of Pennsylvanians by introducing a bipartisan bill allowing Private Licensed Schools to create branch campuses in different counties.   [Read More]

Mar

20

2019

March 20, 2019

 

In recognition of the incredible accomplishments of individuals living with Down syndrome, Senator Scott Martin (R-13) led passage of a Senate resolution today designating March 21 as World Down Syndrome Day. Listen   [Read More]

Mar

20

2019

March 20, 2019

 

Legislation introduced by State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) to ensure that public employees who commit job-related felonies are stripped of their taxpayer-funded pension was approved by the Senate today with House amendments and is now on its way to the Governor’s desk.   [Read More]

Mar

20

2019

March 20, 2019

 

Senate Transportation Committee Chair Kim Ward (R-39) said today she will spearhead an effort to confront the major challenges facing Pennsylvania’s transportation system.     [Read More]

Mar

19

2019

March 19, 2019

The Senate Education Committee unanimously approved a measure sponsored by Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) that would allow school districts to utilize flexible instructional days in the instance of a school cancellation. Listen   [Read More]

Mar

19

2019

March 19, 2019

 

Today the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee approved four measures, according to Senator Mike Regan, Chairman of the Committee.   [Read More]

Mar

19

2019

March 19, 2019

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

Mar

15

2019

March 15, 2019

 

Joint Hearing Senate and House Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committees | Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

Mar

15

2019

March 15, 2019

 

Senate State Government Committee | March 19, 2019 | Hearing Room One, North Office Building |     [Read More]

Mar

15

2019

March 15, 2019

Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and Ryan Aument (R-36) introduced two bills today that would improve transparency of the process of negotiating the salaries and benefits of government and school employees.   [Read More]

Mar

11

2019

March 11, 2019

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) will introduce a bill soon that would mandate the expulsion of any student who is convicted or adjudicated delinquent of sexual assault against a student in the same K-12 school district, at the victim’s request.   [Read More]

Mar

07

2019

March 07, 2019

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) is reintroducing a bill that would help generate up to $100 million for pediatric cancer research over the next decade.   [Read More]

Mar

06

2019

March 06, 2019

 

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) reintroduced legislation recently that would provide new resources to students who face an extended absence from school due to injury or illness.   [Read More]

Mar

01

2019

March 01, 2019

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) and Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) today introduced legislation to update laws governing Pennsylvania historic preservation.   [Read More]

Feb

28

2019

February 28, 2019

In response to the landmark Janus v. AFSCME U.S. Supreme Court decision in 2018, Senator Scott Martin (R-13) introduced legislation today to ensure public sector employees understand all of their rights pertaining to union membership and fees.   [Read More]

Feb

28

2019

February 28, 2019

Bipartisan legislation would improve screening and treatment of new mothers affected by postpartum depression, according to the bill’s sponsors, Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-46) and Judy Schwank (D-11).   [Read More]