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Bill Ensuring EMS Reimbursements for Service Sent to Governor

October 17, 2018
Legislation that will require insurance companies and Medicaid to reimburse emergency medical services agencies for services provided when care is rendered, but transport to a hospital does not take place, received final approval today and is headed to the Governor’s desk, according to Senator Don White (R-Indiana), a strong supporter of the bill. Listen   [Read More]

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Senator Vulakovich’s Price Gouging Reforms Sent to the Governor

October 17, 2018
A bill introduced by Senator Randy Vulakovich to fine tune the state’s Price Gouging Act to ensure it specifically targets that issue when needed and the restrictions are kept in place for an appropriate amount of time received final legislative approval on Monday (October 15).    Listen   [Read More]

Bipartisan SNAP Fraud Prevention Measure Sent to Governor

October 16, 2018
Today the House approved a bipartisan proposal that would help prevent trafficking of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits and sent it to the Governor to be signed into law, according to the bill’s sponsors, Senators Ryan P. Aument (R-36) and Judy Schwank (D-11). Listen   [Read More]

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McGarrigle Bill Providing Alternatives to Keystone Exam Graduation Requirements Set for Enactment

October 16, 2018
Legislation sponsored by Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) providing students with alternatives to Keystone Exams to fulfill high school graduation requirements received final legislative approval today and is set for enactment into law.   [Read More]

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Senate Sends Disabled Parking Access Bill to Governor

October 15, 2018
The Senate unanimously approved legislation today to improve accessibility and strengthen enforcement measures relating to parking spaces, curb ramps and access aisles for persons with disabilities, according to the bill’s sponsors, Senators John C. Rafferty, Jr. (R-44) and Scott Martin (R-13).     [Read More]

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Corman Urges Governor to Quickly Sign Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law

October 15, 2018
On the heels of a unanimous vote from the Senate, Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) urged the Governor to sign the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law that emphasizes prevention, enforcement and transparency in order to end hazing.   [Read More]

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The Role and Impact of Pharmacy Benefit Managers in PA

October 11, 2018
JOINT HEARING Senate Health & Human Services Committee AND Senate Majority Policy Committee | October 16, 2018 | 10:15 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 1270

October 11, 2018
Senate Health & Human Services | October 16, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

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Performance-Based Budget Board Organizational Meeting

October 11, 2018
Joint Hearing Senate Appropriations Committee and House Appropriations Committee and the Budget Secretary | October 15, 2018 | 4:00 p.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

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Environmental Issues Forum – Turning Waste into Energy

October 11, 2018
Joint Legislative Air And Water Pollution Control And Conservation Committee | October 15, 2018 | 2 noon | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

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To consider the nominations of Leo L. Dunn and Charles James Fox to the Board of Probation and Parole

October 11, 2018
Senate Judiciary Committee | October 16, 2018 | 11:30 a.m. | Room 8E-B EW |     [Read More]