News Releases

Jan

29

2019

January 29, 2019

Two days into the start of the 2019-2020 Legislative Session, a legislative proposal championed by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) Pennsylvania Student Leadership Council has already won support in the state Senate, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Jan

29

2019

January 29, 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 Tuesday by the Senate Finance Committee in a unanimous, bipartisan vote.   [Read More]

Jan

28

2019

January 28, 2019

A law authored by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill) to protect consumers against illegal household goods movers received national attention today in a special report on CBS This Morning.   [Read More]

Jan

28

2019

January 28, 2019

Senator Tom Killion has introduced two pieces of legislation aimed at saving lives in different ways.   [Read More]

Jan

25

2019

January 25, 2019

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

Jan

25

2019

January 25, 2019

Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) today joined with his colleague Senator Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh) to announce the re-introduction of “Christine’s Law,” a measure that would require all drivers to clear snow and ice from their vehicles within 24 hours following winter storms.   [Read More]

Jan

24

2019

January 24, 2019

Senators Mike Folmer (R-48), Judy Schwank (D-11), Tom Killion (R-9), Pat Stefano (R-32) and Scott Martin (R-13) will hold a press conference on Tuesday, January 29 at 10 a.m. in the Capitol Media Center in regards to a soon-to-be-introduced bipartisan election reform package.     [Read More]

Jan

23

2019

January 23, 2019

State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) has reintroduced legislation ensuring public officials and employees who commit job-related felonies are stripped of their taxpayer-funded pensions.   [Read More]

Jan

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]

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