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Senate Panel Passes Martin’s Bill Supporting Volunteer Fire Companies

March 27, 2019
The Senate Finance Committee approved legislation today that would allow volunteer fire companies to keep more of the money they bring in during fundraisers, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13).     [Read More]

Senate Panel Approves Bartolotta’s Nurse Practitioner Bill

March 27, 2019
Legislation that would give full practice authority to Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) moved one step closer to enactment by earning the approval of the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee today. Listen   [Read More]

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Senate Approves Killion Bill Aimed At Preventing Child Heatstroke Deaths in Vehicles

March 25, 2019
The State Senate today unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Senator Tom Killion (R-9) that is intended to save lives by providing immunity to individuals who attempt to rescue children who have been left unattended in hot cars.   Listen   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 123, SB 149, SB 337, SB 396, SB 399, SB 425, SB 431, SB 469, SB 473 and SB 479

March 25, 2019
Senate Judiciary Committee | March 27, 2019 | North Office Building, Hearing Room 1 |     [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 83 and SB 471

March 22, 2019
Senate Finance Committee | March 27, 2019 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 110, SB 316, SB 317, HB 264 and HB 275

March 22, 2019
Senate Local Government Committee | March 26, 2019 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B     [Read More]

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Public Hearing on the Conversion of Military Credentials into Professional Certifications (Act 23 of 2015)

March 22, 2019
Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee | March 25, 2019 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

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Public hearing to discuss Senate Bill 48 (Voting Machine Decertification and Replacement)

March 22, 2019
Senate State Government Committee | March 26, 2019 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

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Meeting to release the Performance Audit of the PA Fish and Boat Commission and a report on the Impact of Tavern Gaming on the Pennsylvania State Lottery

March 22, 2019
Legislative Budget and Finance Committee | March 27, 2019 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |    [Read More]

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Senate Passes Martin’s Down Syndrome Awareness Day Resolution

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]

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DiSanto Public Pension Forfeiture Bill Sent to Governor

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]

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Senate Transportation Chair Ward to Spearhead Action on Transportation Risks

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]