News Releases

Apr

07

2020

April 07, 2020

Today, the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee approved two measures aiding law enforcement officers and EMS services, according to Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland and York), Chairman of the Committee.   [Read More]

Apr

07

2020

April 07, 2020

 

The Senate approved a bill today sponsored by Senator Scott Martin (R-13) that includes emergency measures to help local governments respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency.   Listen   [Read More]

Apr

07

2020

April 07, 2020

 

Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee | April 7, 2020 | Off the Floor (Senate Chamber) |     [Read More]

Apr

07

2020

April 07, 2020

Senate Rules & Executive Nominations Committee | March 16, 2020 | TBD | Off the Floor | Main Capitol, Room 461 | Watch Live   [Read More]

Apr

06

2020

April 06, 2020

Legislation by State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) that would authorize remote notarization of documents received approval Monday from a Senate panel. Listen   [Read More]

Apr

06

2020

April 06, 2020

 

VIDEO: Pennsylvania Senate Session for Monday, April 6, 2020. Session Calendar.   [Read More]

Apr

06

2020

April 06, 2020

 

Senate Rules & Executive Nominations Committee | Monday, April 6, 2020 - Time TBD | Off the Floor     [Read More]

Apr

04

2020

April 04, 2020

 

Senate State Government Committee | April 6, 2020 | Off the Floor in the Senate Chamber |     [Read More]

Apr

04

2020

April 04, 2020

 

Senate Finance Committee | April 6, 2020 | Off the Floor in the Senate Chamber |     [Read More]

Apr

04

2020

April 04, 2020

Mar

31

2020

March 31, 2020

Citing the sweeping economic impact of the Governor’s COVID-19 business closure order, Senator Dave Arnold (R-48) is backing legislation that would allow for waivers for construction activities that use appropriate mitigation measures to prevent exposure to the virus. Listen   [Read More]

Mar

30

2020

March 30, 2020

Recognizing that the ongoing response to the COVID-19 crisis is placing a severe financial crisis on Pennsylvania’s volunteer fire companies and EMS squads, Senators Joe Pittman (R-41st) and Camera Bartolotta (R-46th) are introducing legislation to establish a special one-time grant program to support those vital first responders.   [Read More]

Mar

27

2020

March 27, 2020

State Senator John Yudichak (I-14), Senator John Gordner (R-27), Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) and Representative Aaron Kaufer (R -120) issued the following statement regarding the passage of House Bill 68, which makes changes to Pennsylvania’s unemployment compensation law to address the COVID-19 coronavirus, and the federal CARES Act which has passed Congress.   [Read More]

Mar

27

2020

March 27, 2020

Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and Ryan Aument (R-36) are calling on Governor Wolf to add automotive sales –provided they are conducted remotely or electronically, with vehicle return and delivery in-person by appointment only – to the list of life-sustaining businesses permitted to operate during the coronavirus pandemic due to the essential nature of their services.   [Read More]

Mar

26

2020

March 26, 2020

State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) intends to introduce legislation that would update Pennsylvania’s Disease Prevention and Control Law of 1955.   [Read More]

Mar

25

2020

March 25, 2020

The Senate convened remotely today to pass several bills to keep Pennsylvania moving forward during the COVID-19 coronavirus public health emergency, according to Senate Republican leaders.   They said the first-ever remote gathering of the Senate was necessary to pass timely legislation related to the COVID-19 public health emergency.    [Read More]