News Releases

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18

2019

January 18, 2019

The Performance-Based Budget Board will hold a series of hearings next week to hear testimony from the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) on reports it developed from its performance-based budget review of state agencies and tax credit programs.   [Read More]

Jan

18

2019

January 18, 2019

After serving in the Pennsylvania Senate for 10 years, Senator Richard Alloway II (R-33) announced today that he will retire effective February 28.   [Read More]

Jan

09

2019

January 09, 2019

Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) and Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) were joined by advocates for a press conference in the Capitol on Wednesday to unveil the Buyer Beware Act, joint pieces of legislation in the House and Senate to increase penalties on criminals convicted of certain human trafficking offenses     [Read More]

Jan

08

2019

January 08, 2019

Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) and Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) will unveil legislation to strengthen penalties in certain human trafficking criminal cases to go after the motive of this heinous crime: Those who pay money for sexual acts with victims of human trafficking, Wednesday, January 9 at 11 a.m. in the Capitol Media Center.   [Read More]

Jan

08

2019

January 08, 2019

Senator David Argall (R-29) and Senator Kim Ward (R-39) have been appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) to leadership positions within the Senate Republican Caucus.   [Read More]

Jan

08

2019

January 08, 2019

An Op-Ed by Senator Argall: Citizens throughout the country watched in horror earlier this year as a gunman claimed the lives of 17 students in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.   [Read More]

Jan

07

2019

January 07, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) today announced the Republican Chairs for each of the 22 Senate Standing Committees for the 2019-2020 legislative session.   [Read More]

Jan

03

2019

January 03, 2019

Senator Don White (R-Indiana) is drafting legislation that will hold women who knowingly and willingly use illegal drugs while pregnant accountable for the abuse of the children. Listen   [Read More]

Jan

02

2019

January 02, 2019

State Senators Tom Killion and Andy Dinniman announced today that they have introduced a comprehensive legislative package aimed at reforming Pennsylvania’s pipeline regulatory process to improve safety at schools and in local neighborhoods and communities.   [Read More]

Jan

01

2019

January 01, 2019

Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) was sworn into office today to represent the residents of the 28th Senatorial District, which is comprised of most of York County.   [Read More]

Jan

01

2019

January 01, 2019

Today at the State Capitol in Harrisburg, State Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25) was sworn in as President Pro Tempore of the Pennsylvania Senate for 2019.   [Read More]

Jan

01

2019

January 01, 2019

Senator Judy Ward (R-30) officially took the oath of office today to begin serving her first term representing residents of Blair, Huntingdon, Franklin, Fulton and Cumberland counties in the Pennsylvania Senate.   [Read More]

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