HARRISBURG – Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) will attend a news conference Wednesday, April 26 at 12:30 p.m. outside the Lt. Governor’s office on the 2nd Floor of the Capitol Rotunda to celebrate final passage of Senate Bill 8 by the House of Representatives.
Senator Ward is the prime sponsor of the bill, landmark legislation that removes out-of-pocket costs associated with genetic testing for hereditary breast, ovarian, prostate and other cancer syndromes, as well as supplemental breast screenings for women with a high lifetime risk of breast cancer.
In addition to colleagues from the Senate, joining Senator Ward will be House Speaker Joanna McClinton (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) and Pat Halpin-Murphy, President and Founder of the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition.
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Erica Clayton Wright (Senate): email@example.com, 412-334-4856
Elizabeth Rementer (House): firstname.lastname@example.org, 717-772-2572