News Releases

Nov

29

2018

November 29, 2018

The committee held 10 separate roundtable discussions at the request of members of our caucus over the summer and fall.   [Read More]

Nov

29

2018

November 29, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-28), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and House Majority Leader-elect Brian Cutler (R-101) issued the following statement about Governor Wolf’s Executive Order creating a state Redistricting Reform Commission:   [Read More]

Nov

29

2018

November 29, 2018

 

Senators Ryan Aument (R-36) and John Yudichak (D-14) along with Representatives Becky Corbin (R-155) and Rob Matzie (D-16), who co-chair the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s bipartisan Nuclear Energy Caucus (NEC), today released the “Bicameral Nuclear Energy Caucus Report” detailing the nuclear energy industry’s contributions to Pennsylvania’s communities, economy, and environment.   [Read More]

Nov

28

2018

November 28, 2018

Senators Ryan Aument (R-36) and John Yudichak (D-14) along with Representatives Becky Corbin (R-155) and Rob Matzie (D-16), who co-chair the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s Nuclear Energy Caucus, will this week release the “Bicameral Nuclear Energy Caucus Report.” Watch Live   [Read More]

Nov

26

2018

November 26, 2018

 

The Senate Resolution 6 Commission will meet at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, November 28th, in Room 60 of the East Wing Rotunda of the State Capitol to vote on its Final Report, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich and Representative Steve Barrar, who serve as Co-Chairmen of the Commission.     [Read More]

Nov

14

2018

November 14, 2018

Senate Republicans today elected their leaders for the 2019-20 legislative session.   [Read More]

Nov

13

2018

November 13, 2018

 

Early Childhood Education Caucus | November 14 | Room 8E-B, East Wing |     [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]