News Releases

Mar

28

2019

March 28, 2019

Legislation introduced by State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) to ensure that elected officials and public employees who commit job-related felonies are stripped of their taxpayer-funded pension was signed in to law today by Gov. Wolf.   [Read More]

Mar

27

2019

March 27, 2019

With the “graying” of Pennsylvania’s farm families, Senator Elder Vogel (R-47) is introducing legislation that will encourage existing farmers and landowners to work with beginning farmers to help them get started.     [Read More]

Mar

27

2019

March 27, 2019

The Pennsylvania Senate today unanimously passed legislation aimed at saving lives through greater education and training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, according to Senator Tom Killion (R-9), who sponsored the measure.   [Read More]

Mar

27

2019

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]

Mar

27

2019

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]

Mar

25

2019

March 25, 2019

Earlier today, Senator Ryan Aument (R-Landisville) received the unanimous approval of his colleagues in the Senate Republican Caucus to serve them as their Caucus Secretary for the remainder of the 2019-2020 legislative session.   [Read More]

Mar

25

2019

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]

Mar

21

2019

March 21, 2019

Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-46) and Jim Brewster (D-45) are working to expand job training programs to a broader number of Pennsylvanians by introducing a bipartisan bill allowing Private Licensed Schools to create branch campuses in different counties.   [Read More]

Mar

20

2019

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]

Mar

20

2019

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]

Mar

20

2019

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]

Mar

19

2019

March 19, 2019

The Senate Education Committee unanimously approved a measure sponsored by Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) that would allow school districts to utilize flexible instructional days in the instance of a school cancellation. Listen   [Read More]

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