News Releases

Oct

24

2018

October 24, 2018

Senator Mike Regan (R-31) announced today that Senate Bill 6, comprehensive public welfare reform legislation he sponsored, was signed into law by Governor Wolf as Act 125 of 2018.   [Read More]

Oct

24

2018

October 24, 2018

Governor Wolf has signed bipartisan legislation authored by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) that would provide a standardized process as to how public safety facilities, including state prisons and state police barracks, are closed in the future.   [Read More]

Oct

24

2018

October 24, 2018

Today, State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf’s Senate Bill 554 protecting the child victims of human trafficking was signed into law.    [Read More]

Oct

24

2018

October 24, 2018

Today, two bills sponsored by State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf (R, 12) making landmark improvements to Pennsylvania’s Post-Conviction Relief Act and DNA testing laws to ensure conviction integrity were signed into law.    [Read More]

Oct

24

2018

October 24, 2018

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24) increasing penalties for domestic violence when it is committed in front of children was signed into law today.   [Read More]

Oct

23

2018

October 23, 2018

Today, Governor Wolf signed State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf’s Donate Life PA Act legislation, SB 180, into law as Act 90 of 2018.   [Read More]

Oct

23

2018

October 23, 2018

Governor Wolf recently signed bipartisan legislation authored by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) that aims to better protect construction workers along highways.   [Read More]

Oct

22

2018

October 22, 2018

A bill that would help protect emergency responders and improve emergency response times has been signed into law, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Oct

22

2018

October 22, 2018

Legislation sponsored by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) to fund spinal cord disability research in Pennsylvania has been approved by the House of Representatives and will be sent to the governor for enactment into law. The Senate passed the measure in September.   [Read More]

Oct

19

2018

October 19, 2018

The Senate passed a measure this week that would provide civil immunity for emergency responders who rescue pets from hot cars, according to Senator Rich Alloway II (R-33).   [Read More]

Oct

19

2018

October 19, 2018

The Senate approved legislation Tuesday championed by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) to close a loophole in the collection of the state sales tax from online travel companies (OTC’s).   [Read More]

Oct

18

2018

October 18, 2018

Legislation sponsored by Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr. (R-44) advances to the governor for his signature that will save lives by establishing tougher penalties for dangerous repeat DUI offenders.     [Read More]

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