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Rally to Announce Lawsuit Against Governor Wolf on Proposed Closures of Polk and White Haven State Centers

January 21, 2020
A group of legislators and stakeholders held a rally Capitol Main Rotunda to announce a lawsuit against Governor Wolf on the proposed closures of Polk and White Haven state centers.     [Read More]

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Performance-Based Budget Board

January 17, 2020
Performance-Based Budget Board | January 22, 2020 | 9:30 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

Bill Would Ensure Disabled Veterans Receive Property Tax Exemptions

January 16, 2020
Recognizing the sacrifices made by Pennsylvania’s disabled veterans, Senator Joe Pittman (R-41) is drafting legislation to ensure they receive the state property tax exemption they deserve. Listen   [Read More]

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Higher Education Funding

January 03, 2020
Higher Education Funding Commission | January 8, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. | Business & Public Management Center, West Chester University | Session 1   Session 2     [Read More]

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Informational meeting regarding implementation of the 2019 Farm Package

January 03, 2020
Senate Majority Policy Committee | January 7, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. | PA Farm Show Complex, Crossroads Conference Center – The Erie Room |     [Read More]

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A ‘Briefing on the Bay’

January 02, 2020
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | January 8, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. | Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex     [Read More]

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Bill Signings for Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI) Legislation

December 18, 2019
Senate Bill 500, sponsored by Senator Lisa Baker, will create a County Adult Probation and Parole Advisory Committee. Senate Bill 501, sponsored by Senator Tom Killion, will generate significant savings for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections by streamlining the process for placement in State Intermediate Punishment, allowing parole agents to quickly detain parolees for violations, and streamlining the process for paroling people who receive a short sentence to prison.   [Read More]

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Sunday Hunting Bill Formally Signed into Law

December 17, 2019
Governor Wolf today (December 17) formally signed legislation allowing hunting on up to three Sundays each year, according to Senator Dan Laughlin (R-49), prime sponsor of the measure.   [Read More]

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Confirmation Hearing

December 16, 2019
Senate Judiciary Committee | December 18, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. | Hearing Room 1, NOB |     [Read More]

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Public hearing on regulatory reform, red tape reduction and transparency

December 06, 2019
Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee | December 12, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. | Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe, Inc. | Chambersburg, Franklin County |     [Read More]

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Sunday Hunting Bill Signed into Law

November 27, 2019
Legislation allowing hunting on up to three Sundays each year was signed into law today (November 27), according to Senator Dan Laughlin (R-49), prime sponsor of the measure.   [Read More]

Senate Sends Opioid Treatment Agreement Bill to Governor’s Desk

November 21, 2019
The Senate gave final approval today to a bill that would help reduce the risk of patients falling victim to opioid addiction, according to Senator Ryan P. Aument (R-36), who authored the bill.   [Read More]