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  1. Langerholc, Gramian to Unveil Legislation for Highly Automated Vehicles
  2. Public hearing to receive comments on the preliminary plan for House and Senate districts
  3. Public hearing to receive comments on the preliminary plan for House and Senate districts
  4. Public hearing to receive comments on the preliminary plan for House and Senate districts
  5. Public hearing to receive comments on the preliminary plan for House and Senate districts
  6. Ward Applauds Passage of Online Nurse Aide Training Legislation
  7. YUDICHAK: Senate Community, Economic, and Recreational Development Committee approves legislation to aide economic recovery in Pennsylvania
  8. Redistricting Explained
  9. Complete Senate Session
  10. Senator Dush Responds to Oral Arguments in Election Subpoena Case
  11. RECONSTITUTED SPECIAL EDUCATION FUNDING COMMISSION RELEASES REPORT
  12. Meeting to consider matters relating to legislative reapportionment
  13. Senate Passes Comprehensive Probation Reform
  14. Ag Committees Receive Testimony on PA Fireworks Law
  15. Anti-Court Packing Resolution, Redistricting Data Passed by State Government Committee
  16. Reconstituted Special Education Funding Commission to Review Current Special Education Funding Formula
  17. Complete Senate Session
  18. Meeting to consider certain Executive Nominations
  19. Redesigned Constitutional Amendment Process Moves Forward
  20. Meeting to consider SB 797 and SB 977
  21. Complete Senate Session
  22. Meeting to consider SB 337, SB 562, SB 635, SB 904, SB 905, SB 913, SB 924, HB 291, HB 412, HB 1255, HB 1260, and HB 2071
  23. Senate Approves Robinson Plan to Increase Public-Private Partnerships, Boost Employment
  24. Meeting to consider HB 2071
  25. Public hearing for the purpose of consideration of the nominations of Marsha Grayson, Esquire, reappointment to the Board of Pardons, and Marie Veon, Esquire, for the Court of Common Pleas for Venango County, followed by a meeting to consider HB 979
  26. Joint Public Hearing on PA Fireworks Law
  27. Robinson Hosts “Wreaths Across America” Ceremony in Capitol
  28. Meeting to consider recommendations for special education funding
  29. Joint public hearing to receive testimony regarding fireworks laws
  30. Meeting to consider George Burrell for reappointment to the Board of Claims, and SB 940, SB 992, SR 67 and HB 1823
  31. Corman Applauds PA Supreme Court Ruling Ending Wolf’s School Mask Mandate
  32. Meeting to consider SB 772 and certain Executive Nominations
  33. Meeting to consider SB 291, SB 428, SB 566, SB 931, SB 932, SB 933, HB 732, HB 764, and HB 1332
  34. Meeting to consider SB 522, SB 970, HB 118, SB 200, SB 358, SB 848, and SB 967
  35. Legislative Leaders Call on Governor Wolf to Reconvene COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force
  36. Senate Republicans Blast Attorney General Shapiro for Failing to Stand Up for Pennsylvania Energy Jobs
  37. Criminal Justice Reform Caucus
  38. Informational meeting regarding Tiadaghton State Forest ATV Pilot Connector (Lycoming/Clinton Counties)
  39. Corman Criticizes Wolf’s Veto of Commonsense Constitutional Carry Bill
  40. Mastriano, Laughlin Introduce Legislation to Cap Insulin Costs
  41. PA Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee to Hold Briefing on Tiadaghton State Forest ATV Pilot Connector
  42. Senators Martin, Phillips-Hill, Stefano and Ward Introduce Constitutional Amendment to Limit Executive Overreach
  43. ADVISORY – MEDIA-ONLY CALL – TUESDAY
  44. Complete Senate Session
  45. Committee Hearing Explores Remediation of Philadelphia Oil Refinery
  46. Senate Republican Leaders Support Commonwealth Court Action to Lift Stay on Mask Mandate
  47. Bartolotta Bill Easing Strain on Farmers and Food Supply Becomes Law
  48. Spring Grove veteran’s idea becomes law
  49. Langerholc’s Statement on the Passage of Senate Bill 382
  50. Public hearing to receive testimony on Senate Bill 940, legislation to ensure constitutional amendments are properly advertised
  51. Remediation Efforts Associated with the 2019 Explosion at the former Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex
  52. Public hearing to hear from invited guests about citizen mapping efforts
  53. Testimony Highlights Difficulty of Drawing Perfect Map
  54. Senator Browne’s Campaign Finance Transparency Bill Unanimously Passes Senate
  55. Corman, Topper Criticize Wolf Administration for Continued Circumvention of Will of the People
  56. Complete Senate Session
  57. Senate Republican Leaders Applaud Commonwealth Court Decision Striking Down School Mask Mandate
  58. Senator Yudichak: Senate Approves Loan Program for Veteran-Owned Businesses
  59. Committee Approves Bill to Alter Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board Membership
  60. Senate Votes to Protect Second Amendment Rights
  61. Langerholc Legislation Defending the Second Amendment Passes the Senate
  62. Senate Approves Tax Reform Measure for Small Business Employers
  63. Committee Approves Bill to Increase Penalties for Killing Bald or Golden Eagles
  64. Stefano and Senate Committee Pass Bills Supporting Veterans
  65. As Mt. Rose Interchange Project exceeds three-year delay, Senate committee advances Phillips-Hill’s measure addressing procurement issues
  66. Senator Yudichak and Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee Hold Hearing on Improving Innovation Economy – Invent Penn State
  67. Complete Senate Session
  68. Complete Senate Session
  69. Senate Majority Policy Committee Hears from Workers, Employers Hurt by Vaccine Mandates
  70. Senate Passes Stefano Bill Giving All Honorably Discharged Veterans Career Preference
  71. Senate and House Leaders to Announce Next Steps in Restoring Balance of Power
  72. Meeting to consider SB 140, SB 448, SB 565, SB 706, SB 755, SB 830, SB 915, and HB 1642
  73. Senate Committee Advances Bills Prioritizing Parental Role in Students’ Education
  74. Meeting to consider bills
  75. Meeting to consider HB 1255
  76. Meeting to consider reports
  77. ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Legislators to Announce Pennsylvania Skill Game Regulation Measure Wednesday
  78. Meeting to consider SB 565 and certain Executive Nominations
  79. Meeting to consider SB 938
  80. Meeting to consider bills
  81. Senate and House Joined to Announce Planned Advancement of Bills Benefitting Veterans
  82. Meeting to consider HB 1819, HB 1829, and HB 1837
  83. Meeting to consider bills and a letter to the IRRC
  84. Meeting to consider HB 291, HB 1260, and HB 1650
  85. Meeting to consider SB 450
  86. Meeting to consider SB 861, SB 927,  HB 491, HB 995, and HB 1421
  87. Meeting to consider SB 471 and HB 220
  88. Meeting to consider SB 784, SB 807, and SB 812
  89. Senator Martin Announces Education Committee to Vote on Bills Giving Parents Control of Their Children’s Education
  90. Public hearing on vaccine mandates and impacts on/in the workplace
  91. Joint hearing on rural broadband
  92. Public hearing to receive information on congressional maps recommended by members of the public
  93. Public hearing on the Invent Penn State program
  94. Manufacturing Tax Credit Leads to $6 Billion Investment in Pennsylvania
  95. Media Advisory – Senators Stefano & Muth to Host Female Veterans Roundtable on Nov. 1
  96. Roundtable discussion with female veterans
  97. Complete Senate Session
  98. Senators Comment on Attorney General Shapiro’s Statements on RGGI
  99. PA Senate Advances Yaw Measure to Ensure Pennsylvania Homes, Businesses Have Access to Diverse Energy Options
  100. Effort to Halt Closure of Polk and White Haven State Centers Continues with Committee Passage of Closure Moratorium
  101. Measure to consolidate state’s IT systems, strengthen cybersecurity clears committee
  102. Bartolotta Calls for Enactment of Bill Clarifying CDL Requirements for Farmers
  103. YUDICHAK: Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee approves Safe Exchange Zone legislation
  104. Senate committee advances resolution calling on Congress to oppose IRS from looking into personal banking transactions
  105. DiSanto Committee Votes to Urge Congress to Block Biden Plan to Access Private Bank Information
  106. Senate Passes Mensch Resolution Recognizing “National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day”
  107. News Conference – Center for Rural Pennsylvania to Release COVID-19 Housing Report
  108. Complete Senate Session
  109. Meeting to consider SB 420 and certain Executive Nominations
  110. Senate Approves Telemedicine Bill
  111. Legislation Honoring Scranton Police Officer John Wilding Passes in the Senate
  112. Meeting to consider bills
  113. Martin: Integration of 6 State-Owned Universities Advances, Impacts on Non-Integrating Schools Expressed
  114. Bill Would Expand Access to Solar Power
  115. Stefano Leads Senate Committee in Conversation About Veterans Services
  116. Mensch Bill to Boost Gifts to Charities Approved by Senate
  117. Complete Senate Session
  118. Meeting to consider HB 764 and SB 924
  119. Langerholc: PennDOT Collecting Final Public Comment on Bridge Tolling
  120. Confirmation hearing for Andrew Bender, Esq. for appointment as Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Juniata and Perry Counties and for Sabrina Korbel, Esq., for Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Allegheny County, and a meeting to consider HB 930
  121. Meeting to consider SB 347, SB 349, SB 705, SB 915, HB 416, HB 425, and HB 1082
  122. Meeting to consider SB 881
  123. Meeting to consider certain Executive Nominations
  124. Dush: Commonwealth Court Filing Reaffirms Legislature’s Authority to Conduct Election Investigation
  125. Public hearing to consider matters relating to legislative reapportionment
  126. Meeting to consider SB 676, HB 1588, and SR 195
  127. Meeting to consider SB 482
  128. **MEDIA ADVISORY** Stefano to Host Hearing about Veterans Issues on Oct. 25
  129. Public hearing to consider matters relating to legislative reapportionment
  130. Joint public hearing on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education update regarding the latest report pursuant to Act 50 of 2020
  131. Public hearing on services to Pennsylvania veterans
  132. Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward Responds to Wolf Administration’s Workplace Announcement: Pennsylvanians Have Already Spoken – This Effort Is A Ruse
  133. Corman Criticizes Department of State’s Bias in CTCL Grant Process
  134. Stefano Introduces Bill to Expand Castle Doctrine
  135. Senator Dush Provides Update on Election Integrity Investigation
  136. Martin: Senate Education Committee Scrutinizes Charter School Regulation Changes Proposed by the Wolf Administration
  137. Lobbyist Disclosure Reform Package Reviewed by Senate State Government Committee
  138. Senate Game and Fisheries Committee Unanimously Approves Bill to Create a Volunteer Instructor License
  139. Complete Senate Session
  140. Langerholc Emissions Reform Bill Passes the Senate
  141. Senate Passes Mensch Bill to Allow for First-time Homebuyers Savings Accounts
  142. Senate Approves Aument Bill to Combat PA Students’ Learning Loss
  143. Senate Local Government Committee Reports Out Four Bills, Including Energy Choice, Firearm Regulation Preemption Measures
  144. Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Comprehensive Probation Reform
  145. Senate Committee Advances Yaw Measure to Ensure Pennsylvania Homes, Businesses Have Access to Diverse Energy Options
  146. YUDICHAK: Legislation Honoring Scranton Police Officer John Wilding Passes Senate Judiciary Committee
  147. Senate Approves Mensch Bill to Honor Lansdale’s Dr. Frank Erdman Boston
  148. Complete Senate Session
  149. Public hearing to discuss the proposed regulation #6-349 from the Pennsylvania Department of Education on charter schools and cyber charter schools
  150. Meeting to consider certain Executive Nominations
  151. Senate Adopts Resolution Celebrating 250th Anniversaries of Navy, Marine Corps
  152. Senate Passes Bill to Address Teacher Shortage by Improving Certification Process
  153. Senators Highlight Importance of Protecting Energy Jobs and Consumers
  154. PA BREAST CANCER COALITION, PA SENATE MAJORITY LEADER KIM WARD LAUNCH STATEWIDE MAMMOGRAM OUTREACH INITIATIVE
  155. Meeting to consider SB 814, SB 904, SB 905 and SB 913
  156. Public hearing on lobbyist disclosure legislation
  157. Meeting to consider SB 275, SB 448, SB 755, and HB 430
  158. Informational meeting on SB 562 (Airport Land Development Zone (ALDZ) Program)
  159. Meeting to consider HB 1332 and HB 1660
  160. Meeting to consider SB 157, SB 236, SB 327, SB 603, SB 731, SB 777, SB 786, SB 827, and SB 849
  161. PA BREAST CANCER COALITION, SENATE MAJORITY LEADER KIM WARD TO ANNOUNCE STATEWIDE MAMMOGRAM INITIATIVE
  162. Senate Republicans Introduce Bills to Limit Influence of Lobbyists, Political Consultants
  163. Stefano Leads Senate Committee in Conversation About Protecting PA Communities
  164. Corman: Drop Box Ballot Stuffing Report Raises Concerns, Demands Investigation
  165. Mastriano, Hutchinson Introduce Legislation to Allow Pennsylvanians to Sue Big Tech Companies for Biased Censorship
  166. Public hearing to explore legislative redistricting issues affecting racial and other minority populations, including concerns under the Federal Voting Rights Act
  167. Public hearing to consider SB 698, Countywide Public Safety Authorities
  168. **MEDIA ADVISORY** Stefano to Host Public Hearing about Creation of Public Safety Authorities on Oct. 12
  169. YAW: Senate Panels Examine PA’s Failure to Invest in Natural Gas Infrastructure
  170. Acting Secretary Degraffenreid Refuses to Testify on Senate Bipartisan Election Reform
  171. YUDICHAK: Senate Panels Examine PA’s Natural Gas Infrastructure
  172. Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward joins other legislators and the PA Breast Cancer Coalition as the Capitol Fountain is turned pink for the kickoff of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  173. Senator Regan Op-Ed: Legalization of Adult-Use Marijuana is Inevitable
  174. Op-Ed: Don’t Be Fooled by Democrats’ Election Investigation Scare Tactics
  175. *** Media Advisory *** Senate Committees to Examine Impacts of Failing to Invest in Natural Gas Infrastructure
  176. Joint Hearing on Consumer and economic impacts of failing to invest in Pennsylvania’s natural gas infrastructure
  177. Senate Passes Dush Bill to Improve Second Class Township Code
  178. Public hearing to receive comments from the Pennsylvania Department of State on SB 878, and legislation to implement recommendations of the Special Committee on Election Integrity & Reform
  179. Complete Senate Session
  180. Pittman’s Bills Supporting Physician Assistants Head to Governor
  181. Yaw: Senate Committee Approves Creation of Significant Environmental Programs, Increase in Lease Agreement Transparency
  182. YUDICHAK: Committee Approves Loan Program for Veteran-Owned Businesses and Enhancements for Clean Energy Program
  183. Meeting to consider SB 397 and SB 398, and certain Executive Nominations
  184. Complete Senate Session
  185. YUDICHAK: Senate Approves Measure Addressing School Bus Driver Shortage.
  186. Langerholc: Agricultural Home Delivery Bill Passes in Senate
  187. Meeting to consider SB 869, HB 1182, HB 1183, and HB 1861
  188. Media Advisory – Taxpayers spend over $1 billion in information technology efforts in state government, committee plans to review issue during Wednesday hearing
  189. Updates to Election Code, Transparency Measures Passed by Senate State Government Committee
  190. Panel Advances Three Bills, Including Proposals Addressing Non-Compete Provisions in Broadcast Contracts and Compensation Claims for a Post-Traumatic Stress Injury
  191. Public hearing to explore current policy approaches to solar development in PA and matters to consider when beginning and ending/decommissioning a solar project
  192. Langerholc, Senate Committee Discuss Vehicle Emissions and Electrification
  193. Complete Senate Session
  194. Meeting to consider SB859 and HB 1774
  195. After Wolf Administration failed to advertise constitutional amendment proposal, Senate approves Phillips-Hill’s measure requiring greater transparency
  196. Meeting to consider HB 1861
  197. Argall Bill to Prevent Department of State Failures Passes Senate
  198. Public hearing on State Agency IT Consolidation – (part 2)
  199. Meeting to consider SB 635 and SB 830
  200. Bartolotta Unveils Legislation Helping Small Diverse and Veteran Businesses
  201. Media Advisory – Sen. Yaw, ERE Committee to consider monumental environmental program and royalty transparency legislation, as well as examine proposed price rule’s potential to sustain competitive and reliable energy markets.
  202. Meeting to consider SB 320, SB 634, SB 775 and HB 723
  203. Meeting to consider SB 603, SB 786 and SB 846
  204. Media Advisory – Bartolotta to Unveil Legislation Helping Small, Diverse and Veteran Businesses
  205. Meeting to consider SB 782, SB 815, SB 818, HB 1774 and HB 1861
  206. Meeting to consider HB 1849
  207. Public hearing on PA Liquor Control Board supply chain disruption
  208. Meeting to consider SB 507, SB 573, SB 640, SB 745, SR 67, SR 152, and HB 1452
  209. Public hearing on addenda to the Performance-Based Budget Plans for the Department of Transportation, Department of Human Services, Department of Military & Veterans Affairs and Pennsylvania State Police; and review of the Keystone Special Development Zone Tax Credit for the Department of Revenue and Department of Community & Economic Development
  210. Meeting to consider SB 525, SB 806, SB 832, followed by an informational briefing on PJM’s MOPR proposal and maintaining competitive and reliable energy markets
  211. Meeting to consider SB 224, SB 725, SB 729, SB 736, SB 738, SB 764, and HB 1591
  212. Public hearing on Vehicle Emissions and Electrification
  213. **MEDIA ADVISORY** Langerholc, Senate Committee to Discuss Vehicle Emissions and Electrification
  214. Local Elections Officials, Stakeholders Testify on Bipartisan Election Reform Bill
  215. Senator Dush Urges Public to Submit Sworn Testimony in Election Investigation by October 1
  216. Senator Martin’s Hearing on COVID in Schools Reveals Ongoing Frustration with State Agencies
  217. Langerholc, Senate Committee to Discuss Automotive Economic Opportunities and Megatrends
  218. Senate Hearing Highlights Important Role of Adult Education in Workforce Development
  219. YUDICHAK: Committee Urges Congress to Address School Bus Driver Shortage
  220. Dush Bill Provides Relief for Municipalities, Government Agencies from Costly Document Requests
  221. Complete Senate Session
  222. Stefano Bill Offering Low-Interest Loans to Fire Companies Receives Senate Support
  223. YUDICHAK: Committee approves Max Manufacturing Initiative Act
  224. Yaw Bill Limiting Firefighter Exposure to PFAS, Safeguarding Environment Passes Full Senate
  225. Complete Senate Session
  226. Public hearing to take testimony on SB 878, legislation to implement recommendations of the Senate Special Committee on Election Integrity and Reform
  227. Public hearing on the impacts of PA Department of Health orders on Pennsylvania’s children and schools
  228. Committee Considers Solar Power Impact on Agriculture
  229. Bipartisan Election Reform Bills Passed by Senate State Government Committee
  230. Meeting to consider HR 139
  231. Meeting to consider SB 153, SB 302, SB 552, SB 673, SB 709, SB 731, and SB 739
  232. Media Advisory – Senate Hearing on the Role of Adult Education in Workforce Development on September 22
  233. Dush Issues Statement on Inclusion of Personal Information in Subpoena
  234. Meeting to consider bills
  235. Joint public hearing on the importance of adult education as part of Pennsylvania’s workforce development system
  236. Meeting to consider bills
  237. Public hearing to discuss state and national perspectives on the consolidation of state IT systems
  238. Public Hearing with PA Turnpike Commission, followed by a meeting to consider bills
  239. Public hearing seeking public comment regarding impact on particular regions or communities
  240. Meeting to consider SB 869 and HB 245
  241. Meeting to consider SB 849, SR 164, HB 941, and HB 1598
  242. Public hearing on SB 749
  243. Meeting to consider HB 1591
  244. Voting Meeting
  245. Committee to Consider Solar Power Impact on Agriculture
  246. Public hearing to evaluate changes to Pennsylvania’s DUI law
  247. Meeting to consider SB 56, SB 140, SB 428, SB 551, SB 636, and SB 795
  248. Hearing on utility scale solar development and agricultural land in Pennsylvania
  249. Public hearing to focus on probation reform issues as well as the recommendations of the County Adult Probation and Parole Advisory Committee
  250. ADVISORY – MEDIA-ONLY CALL – MONDAY Majority Leader Ward Senate Legislative Update
  251. Intergovernmental Operations Committee Announces New Election Integrity Investigation Website
  252. Senate Committees Begin Examination of Proposed Nursing Home Regulation Changes
  253. Legislators Host Veterans Service Officers Day to Connect Veterans with Benefits
  254. Senator Corman Votes to Issue Subpoenas to Continue Election Integrity Investigation
  255. Senate Panel Votes to Issue a Subpoena for Election-Related Documents from Department of State
  256. Senate Hearing to Examine New Proposed Nursing Home Regulations
  257. Voting Meeting – Consideration of a motion to authorize the issuance of subpoenas
  258. Yaw: Senate Committee Disapproves Wolf RGGI Tax on PA Energy Producers
  259. Complete Senate Session
  260. Media Advisory – News Conference to Highlight Free Service to Veterans
  261. Martin Bill Gives Voters a Chance to Rein in Overreach by Executive Branch
  262. Senate President Pro Tempore Corman Responds to Governor Wolf’s Recall Request, False Accusations
  263. Dush Discusses Positives for Local Governments During COVID-19
  264. Stefano, Senate Committee Discuss Ways to Preserve Life-Saving Care Provided by Firefighters
  265. Media Advisory – Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee Plans Subpoena Vote September 15
  266. Public hearing on the “Next Generation of Firefighters”
  267. Meeting to consider a concurrent resolution disapproving of the Environmental Quality Board regulations on a CO2 Budget Trading Program
  268. Joint Public hearing to discuss Part 1 of the Dept. of Health’s proposed long-term care nursing facility regulations (#10-221)
  269. Public Hearing – Positives experienced for local government entities during COVID-19 pandemic
  270. Corman Calls for Subpoenas in Election Investigation Next Week
  271. Work Begins on Election Integrity Investigation – Department of State Refuses to Cooperate
  272. Republican Leaders Request More Detailed COVID-19 Data from Wolf Administration
  273. Senator Yudichak and Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee hold hearing on updates to Neighborhood Improvement District Act.
  274. Public Hearing on the Investigation of the 2020 General Election and the 2021 Primary Election
  275. Public hearing on SB 797, the Neighborhood Improvement District Act
  276. Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee Plans First Public Hearing of Election Investigation
  277. Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee Invites Public to Submit Sworn Testimony in Election Investigation
  278. IRRC Approves Governor’s Carbon Tax Regulation
  279. Pittman Urges IRRC Disapproval of Proposed Carbon Tax on Electricity
  280. Pennsylvania Senate Takes Major Step Forward in Transparency, Posts New Expense Reports Online
  281. Senate Republican Caucus Sends Comments on RGGI Regulation to IRRC
  282. Senators Mastriano, Judy Ward Introduce Bill Giving Parents Control Over Masking in School for Their Children
  283. Majority Leader Kim Ward Issues Statement on Gov. Wolf K-12 Mask Mandate
  284. IRRC to Consider Governor’s Proposed Carbon Tax on Electricity
  285. Corman Criticizes Wolf Administration’s School Masking Announcement
  286. Stefano Bill to Increase Government Transparency and Accountability Took Effect Aug. 29
  287. Aument to Sponsor Bill Empowering Parents to Send Their Child to a School With COVID-19 Policies of their Choice
  288. Petty Officer Stephen “Turbo” Toboz, Jr. Bridge Dedication Ceremony
  289. COVID Mitigation Decisions are Best Left to Local Experts
  290. Senate State Government Committee begins Series of Hearings on Department of State Controversies
  291. Op-Ed: ABLE Accounts Give People with Disabilities the Chance to Save
  292. Op-Ed: Careful, Thoughtful Investigation is Necessary to Restore Faith in Our Elections
  293. Senator Cris Dush Issues Statement on Election Integrity Review
  294. Meeting to receive a report on the processing of census data and consider other matters relating to legislative reapportionment
  295. Public hearing on invasive species in rural Pennsylvania
  296. Public hearing on the Department of State’s Risk Limiting Audit Pilot
  297. Public hearing to discuss the Department of Human Services’ intent to contract with Maximus as its independent enrollment broker (IEB) and the impact this will have on seniors and adults with disabilities
  298. Corman Issues Statement on Forensic Investigation of Recent Elections, Mastriano Obstruction
  299. Senators Stefano, Corman Honor Employer Support for National Guard
  300. Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Votes to Urge IRRC Disapproval of Carbon Tax Plan
  301. *MEDIA ADVISORY* Sen. Yaw: Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Voting Meeting on Wednesday
  302. Meeting to consider a letter to IRRC disapproving of Reg #7-559 regarding a CO2 Budget Trading Program (RGGI)
  303. Public hearing on Department of Human Services proposed revisions to the Child Protective Services Law
  304. Corman Announces Major New Transparency Initiative for Senate Expenses
  305. Proposed PA Clean Streams Fund to Focus on “Non-Point” Source Water Pollution
  306. PUBLIC ROUNDTABLE – Ongoing Restoration of the Schuylkill River
  307. Joint informational meeting on augmented reality technology applications for agriculture
  308. Senator Martin Questions Wolf Administration on COVID-19 Policies for Schools, Masking Mandates
  309. Senate, House Leaders Renew Fight Against Opioid Epidemic
  310. Public hearing to gather feedback from PA citizens regarding legislative reapportionment
  311. Public hearing on COVID-19 policies and guidance for schools
  312. Public hearing on congressional reapportionment
  313. Public hearing to gather feedback from PA citizens regarding legislative reapportionment
  314. Public hearing regarding legislative reapportionment
  315. Langerholc to Discuss New Bike Lanes in Cambria County
  316. Senator Yudichak and the Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee Hold Hearing on Economic Impact of the Workforce Shortage
  317. Public hearing featuring presentations from representatives of NCSL (National Conference of State Legislatures), the Center for Rural Pennsylvania, and the Legislative Data Processing Center
  318. Pennsylvania Senate Secretary-Parliamentarian Megan Martin Earns National Recognition
  319. * * * MEDIA ADVISORY * * * Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee to Host Lancaster Hearing on The Economic Impact of the Workforce Shortage
  320. Senate Republican Leaders Criticize Decertification of Fulton County Voting Machines
  321. Public hearing on the economic impact of the workforce shortage
  322. Media Advisory – Senate committees to hold joint public hearing on latest Dept. of Health COVID-19 contact tracing contract with third-party vendor
  323. Hearing Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education update regarding the latest report pursuant to Act 50 of 2020
  324. Hearing on Department of Health Emergency Procurement of Contact Tracing Vendor
  325. Yaw Blasts Panel Vote to Raise Consumer Electric Rates, Send Jobs Out of PA
  326. Pittsburgh Tax Fraud Task Force Shares Ideas About Protecting Workers, Combatting Worker Misclassification
  327. Senator Yudichak and Senator Flynn Introduce Officer John Wilding’s Law
  328. Senate President Pro Tempore Corman Responds to Election Review Directive from Department of State
  329. Name, Image, Likeness – Press Event
  330. Public hearing to focus on staffing, census data, primary election deadlines, and reapportionment criteria; and an administrative meeting
  331. Meeting to receive testimony on the Pittsburgh Construction Industry Tax Fraud Task Force Report
  332. Media Advisory – Hearing to Focus on Pittsburgh Tax Fraud Task Force Findings, Recommendations
  333. Senate Republican Leaders Voice Frustration Over Governor’s Veto of Bill to Prevent Vaccine Passports, Limit Government Intrusion
  334. Senator Yudichak: Data Center Tax Incentive Aims to Spur Job Growth, Economic Development
  335. New Law Authored by Corman Offers Optional Year of Education Due to COVID-19
  336. E-Scooter Pilot Program to Start in Pittsburgh
  337. Senate Republicans Respond to Governor Wolf’s Veto of Voter Rights Protection Act
  338. Complete Senate Session
  339. Senate Republican Leaders Hail Passage of Fiscally Responsible State Budget
  340. Senate Approves Pittman’s Bills Supporting Physician Assistants
  341. Senate Sets Rules for Compensating College Athletes through Senators Martin, Tomlinson, Browne, Williams Measure
  342. MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Republican Leaders Plan News Conference to Discuss State Budget
  343. Majority Leader Kim Ward Issues Statement on Election Reform
  344. Meeting to consider SB 255, SB 381, SB 411, SB 532, HB 1154, and certain Executive Nominations
  345. Complete Senate Session
  346. Senate Sends Judy Ward Bill to Rein in Health Secretary’s Power, Ban Vaccine Passports to Governor’s Desk
  347. Kayden’s Law Passes Pennsylvania State Senate
  348. Brief administrative meeting
  349. Corman’s Bill to Offer Optional Year of Education Due to COVID-19 Goes to the Governor
  350. Senate Approves Agritourism Bill
  351. Meeting to consider SB 574, SB 674, HB 336, HB 523, HB 952, HB 957, and HB 1348
  352. Ag Committee Approves Milk Marketing Board Nomination
  353. Complete Senate Session
  354. Former Senator Arnold’s Bill Sent to Governor
  355. Meeting to consider SB 480, SB 772, HB 1147, HB 1300, HB 1349, HB 1429, and HB 1621
  356. Senate Approves Judy Ward’s Voter Verification Constitutional Amendment
  357. House approves measure to block state, local governments, schools, colleges from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccine
  358. Meeting to consider SB 618 and SB 664 and certain Executive Nominations
  359. Senate Approves Robinson Plan to Ensure the Proper Upkeep of Veteran Graves
  360. DiSanto’s Banking & Insurance Committee Approves Bills to Assure Patient Access to Medical Care
  361. Yaw: Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee Approves Measures to Streamline Government
  362. Meeting to consider SB 565 and SR 146 and nominations
  363. Senate Finance Committee Approves STEB Nominations
  364. Meeting to consider HB 1621
  365. Voting Meeting to consider HB 1300
  366. Complete Senate Session
  367. Meeting to consider HB 1431 and HB 1429
  368. Meeting to consider SB 78, SB 708, HB 156, HB 178, HB 859, and HB 1024
  369. Bill Modifying Milk Date Requirement for Sales Headed to Governor
  370. Ag Committee to Consider Milk Marketing Board Nomination on Thursday
  371. Senate Passes Judy Ward Bill to Expand Senior Access to Prescription Drugs
  372. Senate Unanimously Approves Sen. Brooks’ Bill to Expand Safe Haven Law for Newborns
  373. Senate Approves Scavello Bill Allowing Local Police Radar
  374. Senate Approves DiSanto Bill Ensuring Consistent Contractor Bonding Requirements
  375. Senate Finance Committee to Consider Nominations on Wednesday
  376. Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Legislation
  377. To consider Robert Barley’s reappointment to the PA Milk Marketing Board
  378. State Government Committee Advances Bill to Curb Congressional Gerrymandering
  379. Meeting to consider HB 957
  380. Bipartisan, inter-branch task force announces new policy recommendations to improve juvenile justice
  381. Officer’s meeting to discuss administrative matters
  382. Senate Advances Argall Bill to Increase Vaccine Transparency
  383. Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee Advances Adjutant General Nominee and National Guard Legislation
  384. Meeting to consider SB 434 and certain Executive Nominations
  385. Complete Senate Session
  386. Meeting to consider SB 769, HB 184, HB 741, HB 827, and HB 944
  387. Senate Passes Bill to Remove Educational Roadblocks for Students
  388. Bipartisan, Inter-branch Juvenile Justice Task Force Releases Final Report to Improve Outcomes for Youth, Families, and Communities
  389. Meeting to consider SB 153, SB 759, SB 777, SB 783, HB 925, and HB 1390
  390. Meeting to consider SB 717, SB 718, SB 765, and SR 139
  391. Voting Meeting on SB 222, SB738, SB 784 and HB 1010
  392. Meeting to consider HB 246, HB 843, HB 954, and HB 1147
  393. Public hearing on sustainability of gaming in Pennsylvania
  394. Meeting to consider certain Executive Nominations
  395. Meeting to consider SB 208, SB419, SB 550, SB 668, SB 675, SB 696, SB 735, HB 1508, HB 1509, HB 1510, HB 1511, HB 1512, HB 1513, HB 1514, HB 1515, and HB 1516
  396. Voting meeting to consider SB 709, HB 741, HB 944 and HB 1500
  397. Meeting to consider the nominations of James Biery and Mary Zenner to the Banking and Securities Commission; SB 225, SB 705, and SB 772, and HB 1349
  398. Public hearing on the nomination of Noe Ortega as Secretary of the Department of Education; to consider SB 729, SR 144, and HB 1013
  399. Meeting to consider HB 1348
  400. Meeting to consider the nominations of Gary Baker and Brittany Mercadante to the State Tax Equalization Board
  401. Public hearing on the nomination of Jennifer Berrier as Secretary of the Department of Labor and Industry
  402. To consider nominations of Major General Mark Schindler for Adjutant General and the promotion of Brigadier General Ben Cason (PA National Guard) to Major General.
  403. Public Hearing on SB 676
  404. Senate UA&H Committee Approves Four Bills
  405. Senate Republican Leaders Extend Best Wishes to Governor Tom Ridge Following His Hospitalization
  406. Majority Leader Kim Ward Issues Statement on the Senates Passage of HB 1154
  407. Complete Senate Session
  408. Regan: Senate Passes Bill to Benefit Liquor Licensees
  409. Senate Approves Bill Easing Duplicative PENNDOT Mandate
  410. Senate Game & Fisheries Committee Approves Three Bills
  411. Complete Senate Session
  412. Senator Vogel Notes “Dairy Month” in Pennsylvania
  413. Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Approves Bills on Solar and Wind Projects, PFAS Safeguards, Clean Streams Law
  414. Senate Confirms Milk Marketing Board Nominee
  415. Committee OK’s Grant Program to Help Human Service Agencies Recover from Pandemic
  416. Senate Approves Laughlin Bill to Improve Day Care Safety
  417. Broadband legislation advances out of House committee, Phillips-Hill says
  418. Meeting to consider SB 255, SB 265, SB 266, SB267, SB268, SB269, and HB 1154
  419. Senator Stefano Shepherds Military Promotions Through Committee
  420. Senate Approves Regan Bill Supporting Law Enforcement Personnel
  421. Ag Committee Approves Milk Marketing Board Nominee
  422. Senator Judy Ward Plan Requiring Deaths from Contagious Diseases to be Reported to Coroners Passes Senate Committee
  423. Senator Mensch’s Breast Cancer Checkoff Legislation Unanimously Passes House of Representatives, Heads to Governor for Enactment
  424. Media Advisory – Langerholc to Discuss Alternative to PennDOT’s Bridge Tolling Initiative
  425. Senator Judy Ward: Voter Verification Constitutional Amendment Passes PA Senate Committee
  426. Meeting to consider SB 769
  427. Meeting to consider SB 272, SB 318, and SB 607
  428. Meeting to consider SB 574, SB 763, HB 264, and HB 827
  429. Senate Game & Fisheries Committee to Consider Three Bills on Wednesday
  430. Senate Approves Bartolotta Bill Addressing Workers Compensation and Third-Party Lawsuits
  431. Meeting to consider SB 1
  432. Meeting to consider SB 1, SB 416 and SB 559
  433. Meeting to consider SB 735 and SB 764
  434. Meeting to consider HB 1024, HB 1154 and SB 314
  435. Complete Senate Session
  436. Senate Approves Bill Requiring Legislative Approval of RGGI Deal
  437. Senate Special Committee Releases Report on Election Reforms
  438. Meeting to consider SB 25
  439. Voting meeting on HB253
  440. House committee advances proposal to ban vaccine passports in PA
  441. Meeting to consider certain Executive Nominations
  442. Senate Finance Committee Approves Four Bills
  443. Public hearing on Pennsylvania’s veterans home care and COVID-19 mitigation protocols
  444. Meeting to consider SB 594
  445. Public hearing on the federal prohibition of whole milk in schools
  446. Meeting to consider SB 731, HB 331, HB 336, HB 859
  447. Meeting to consider SB 284, SB 302, and SB 545
  448. Meeting to consider SB 208, SB 327, SB 674, and HB 523
  449. Public Hearing to consider the nomination of Kristi R. Kassimer to the Milk Marketing Board
  450. To consider the nomination of Suzanne Estrella as Victim Advocate, and consideration of SB 708, SB 726, and HB 156
  451. Meeting of Special Committee
  452. Meeting to consider SB 119, SB 241, SB 319, SB 324, SB 439, SB 478, SB 503, SB 533, HB 664, and HB 765
  453. Meeting to consider SB 347, SB 447, SB 586, and HB 952
  454. Public hearing on the promotions of the following Pennsylvania National Guard Officers: *Colonel Scott Coradi, PA Air National Guard (being promoted to Brigadier General) *Colonel Patrick Monahan, PA Army National Guard (being promoted to Brigadier General) *Colonel John Pippy, PA Army National Guard (being promoted to Brigadier General)
  455. Committee to Consider Milk Marketing Board Nominee on Tuesday
  456. Public hearing with the sustainability of gaming in Pennsylvania
  457. Senate Finance Committee to Consider Four Bills on Monday
  458. Senate Committee Hears Testimony on Bartolotta’s Bill to Prohibit Broadcast Non-Competes
  459. Complete Senate Session
  460. Senate Republican Leaders Respond to Votes to End Emergency Declaration, Preserve Critical Waivers
  461. Stefano Committee Votes to End Governor’s Emergency Declaration
  462. Meeting to consider HB 649, HB 854 and HB 1154
  463. Complete Senate Session
  464. Senate approves bill banning vaccine passports in PA
  465. Gebhard Takes Oath of Office to Begin Serving 48th Senatorial District Residents
  466. Senator Martin, Rep. Flood Highlight Growth of PA Girls Wrestling, Call for PIAA Recognition
  467. Senate Committee Passes Bill to Offer Disabled Veterans Property Tax Relief
  468. STEFANO – SENATE VETERANS AFFAIRS & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE ADVANCES MEASURES
  469. Meeting to consider HR 106
  470. Senator Martin, Rep. Flood, Olympic/World Champion Highlights Growth of PA Girls Wrestling, Call for PIAA Recognition
  471. Complete Senate Session
  472. Senator Judy Ward Amendment Prohibits the Secretary of Health from Unilaterally Limiting Pennsylvanians
  473. Senator Dush’s Bill to Modernize Second Class Township Code Passed by Committee
  474. Senate Finance Committee Approves Two Bills
  475. Senate Committee Passes Bill to Provide Critical Assistance to Employers
  476. Senate Approves Corman Resolution Honoring Cancer Survivors
  477. Committee Approves Pittman’s Bills Supporting Physician Assistants
  478. Committee Approves Pittman Plan to Support Transportation Improvements
  479. Meeting to consider certain Executive Nominations
  480. Meeting to consider SB 255, SB 256, SB 257, SB 258, SB 259, SB 260, SB 261, SB 262, SB 263, SB 264, SB 265, SB 266, SB 267, SB 268, SB 269, and SB 291
  481. Complete Senate Session
  482. Senate Agriculture Committee Approves Yaw Conservation Assistance Bill
  483. Meeting to consider SB 242, SB 725, SB 736, SB 737, and HB 765
  484. Senate Committee Approves Plan to Give Parents Stronger Say in the Education of their Children
  485. Committee Approves Ag Conservation Measure
  486. Public hearing on SB 320 (Non-compete clauses in broadcast employment agreements)
  487. Meeting to consider SB 368 and SB 734
  488. Meeting to consider SB 578, SB 739, SB 740, and HR 106
  489. Meeting to consider SB 385, SB 668 and HB 649
  490. Meeting to consider SB 673, and SB 675
  491. Meeting to consider SR 128 and certain Executive Nominations
  492. Committee to Consider Ag Conservation Measure
  493. News for Constituents
  494. Meeting to consider SB 397, SB 398, and SB 416
  495. Meeting to consider SB 465
  496. Public hearing with the Gaming Control Board on regulation of skill games
  497. Meeting to consider SB 319, SB 351, SB 423, SB 486, SB 516, SB 524, SB 554, SB 563, and HB 464
  498. Meeting to consider SB 1, SB 324, and SB 733
  499. * * * MEDIA ADVISORY * * * Senator Martin, Rep. Flood, Olympic/World Champion to Highlight Growth of PA Girls Wrestling, Call for PIAA Recognition
  500. Senator Judy Ward, Rep. Benninghoff, Coroners Highlight Bill Requiring Deaths be Reported to Coroners
  501. Public hearing on reforms and investments to advance transportation innovations in Pennsylvania
  502. Coroners will Join Senator Judy Ward, Rep. Benninghoff to Highlight Bill Requiring Deaths be Reported to Coroners
  503. Langerholc Unveils an Innovative Plan Reforming and Investing in PA’s Multimodal Transportation System
  504. Senate Approves Regulatory Reform Measures to Spur Job Creation
  505. Sen. Brooks Bill to Re-Examine Costly Regulations Passes Senate
  506. Senate State Government Committee holds First Hearing on Congressional Redistricting
  507. Baker, Argall Issue Statement on Inspector General Report
  508. Senate Approves DiSanto’s Regulatory Reform Bill to Spur Job Creation
  509. Complete Senate Session
  510. Martin Bill Providing New Resources for Pediatric Cancer Research Clears House Committee
  511. Senate Committee Passes Bill to Reinstate UC Job Search Requirements, Bartolotta Says
  512. Complete Senate Session
  513. Legislation to Prevent Dependent Care Sexual Assault Passed by Senate Judiciary Committee
  514. Senate approves Phillips-Hill’s broadband package
  515. Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee to Host Pittsburgh Hearing on Government Barriers to PA Manufacturing Growth, Job Creation
  516. Senate Approves SGOC Option for First Responders, Veterans Groups
  517. Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Legislation
  518. Stefano’s Bill to Honor Local Soldier Receives Senate Committee Support
  519. Committee Approves Bill Easing Duplicative PENNDOT Mandate
  520. Senator Mensch’s Legislation to Expand the 21st Century Manufacturing Innovation and Reinvestment Deduction Act Advances from Senate Finance Committee
  521. Senate Finance Committee Passes Senator Yudichak Tax Credit Bills to Help Businesses Recover from COVID-19 Pandemic
  522. Senate Finance Committee Approves Three Bills
  523. Sen. Brooks’ Legislation Protecting Motorcycle Buyers Passes Senate
  524. Meeting to consider SB 477, SB 479, and SB 484
  525. Complete Senate Session
  526. Senator Mensch and Senator Santarsiero’s Upskirt Legislation Passes Senate
  527. Meeting to consider SB 597
  528. Senate committee advances bill to prohibit vaccine passports in PA
  529. Committee advances measure to require swift notification of data breaches in state agencies, third-party vendors
  530. Senate Finance Committee to Consider Three Bills on Tuesday
  531. Organizational Meeting
  532. Committee Approves Measure to Update Antlerless Hunting License Sales
  533. Meeting to consider certain Executive Nominations
  534. Senators Laughlin, Street Discuss Rx Transparency Bill
  535. Meeting to consider SB 567, SB 617, SB 689, and HB 664
  536. Meeting to consider SB 305, SB 516, SB 588, SB 703, and SB 704
  537. Meeting to consider of  SB 419, SB 532, SB 615, and HB 125
  538. Meeting to consider of HB 832 and HB 1101
  539. Meeting to consider SB 431
  540. Public hearing on Government Barriers to Manufacturing Growth in Pennsylvania
  541. Public hearing on utility scale solar development
  542. Meeting to consider SB 28, SB 126, SB 243, SB 520, and SB 533
  543. Meeting to consider SB 288, SB 681, and SB 682
  544. Meeting to consider SB 194 and HB 1154
  545. Meeting to consider SB 618, SB 620, SB 621, and SB 671
  546. Meeting to consider the reappointment of Gregory Lane and the appointment of Maria Donatucci to the Pennsylvania Civil Service Commission
  547. Joint Hearing on Utility Scale Solar Development Set for Tuesday
  548. Despite state canceling contract with third-party vendor responsible for data breach of 72K health records, Phillips-Hill plans to advance bill to address data breaches in state government
  549. Meeting to consider SB 696
  550. Majority Leader Kim Ward Issues Statement on Next Steps Regarding Passage of the Constitutional Amendments on Emergency Declarations
  551. First Public Hearing on Congressional Redistricting
  552. Senate Republicans Welcome Senator-elect Chris Gebhard
  553. Senate Republican Leaders Issue Statement on Passage of Constitutional Amendments on Emergency Declarations
  554. Senate President Pro Tempore Corman, Speaker Cutler Unveil New Transparency, Ethical Standards for Lobbyists
  555. Op-ed: COVID-19 Response Proves Government Works Better Together
  556. Public Hearing on the Current Status and Needs of Long-Term Care Facilities One Year after COVID-19
  557. Senate Ok’s Laughlin’s Banking Fund Legislation
  558. Martin Outlines What a YES Vote Means for Tuesday’s Primary Election
  559. Complete Senate Session
  560. Senator Mensch’s Breast Cancer Checkoff Legislation Unanimously Passes Senate
  561. Senate Passes Corman’s Bill to Offer Optional Year of Education Due to COVID-19
  562. News Conference to Introduce SB 624, the Right to Bear Arms Protection Act (SB 624)
  563. State Senate Approves Yaw Measure Regulating Lawn Fertilizer Application, Updating 1956 Act
  564. Meeting to consider bills
  565. Complete Senate Session
  566. Senator Mensch’s Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities Passes Senate Unanimously
  567. Senator Judy Ward Plan to Ensure Seniors Access to Prescription Drugs Passes Senate
  568. No answers for 72,000 Pennsylvanians on COVID-19 contact tracing data breach as Dept. of Health backs out of Senate committee public hearing
  569. Meeting to consider certain Executive Nominations
  570. Senate Finance Committee Approves Two Bills
  571. Complete Senate Session
  572. Senate Panel Approves Bartolotta’s Bill to Expand Educational Opportunities for Charter School Students
  573. Senate Committee Approves Corman Plan to Offer Optional Year of Education Due to COVID-19
  574. Senate Finance Committee to Consider Two Bills on Tuesday
  575. Dush Introduces Legislation to Protect the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
  576. Public hearing on PennDOT’s Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) study
  577. Meeting to consider SB 279, SB 288, and SB 568
  578. Meeting to consider bills
  579. Meeting to consider bills
  580. Joint Hearing on ‘Energy Choice’ Legislation Set for Tuesday
  581. Public hearing to SB 275 (Energy Choice Legislation)
  582. Martin: Senators Make Bipartisan Call for Employers to Open Fully Memorial Day Weekend
  583. Ceremony to Mark Capitol Hunger Garden Opening for 11th Season
  584. Joint Hearing on Bonding of Solar, Wind Installations Set for Wednesday
  585. Meeting to consider SB 519, SB 559, SB 561, and HB 854
  586. Meeting to release two reports entitled: (1) A Performance Audit of the PA Game Commission Compliance with its Strategic Plan; and (2) A Study of the Impact of Tavern Gaming on the Pennsylvania State Lottery
  587. Public hearing to discuss SB 284 – bonding of solar and wind installations
  588. ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Senate Communications and Technology Committee to hold second public hearing on 5G deployment in Pennsylvania on Monday
  589. Mastriano and Dush Introduce Legislation to Protect the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
  590. Public hearing on a potential data breach with the Department of Health’s contact tracing vendor
  591. Public hearing on the Expansion of 5G and Small Cell Wireless Infrastructure in Pennsylvania – Part II
  592. Senate Republican Leaders Respond to Governor Wolf’s Lifting of COVID-19 Restrictions
  593. Statement from Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward on the Naming of the Fifth Member of the Legislative Reapportionment Commission
  594. Senate Budget Hearings – Key Points
  595. Senate Budget Hearings – Key Points
  596. Senate Republicans Blast Governor’s Liberal Energy Agenda for Loss of US Steel
  597. Meeting to reorganize and receive updates from the PIAA pursuant to Act 91 of 2000 as well as any other business that may come before the committee
  598. DiSanto Bill Imposing Legislative Accountability over Costly Regulations Passes Senate Committee
  599. Senate Approves Brooks’ Bill to Attract High School Students to Firefighting
  600. Senator Dush’s Local Government Committee Moves Five Bills
  601. SENATE COMMITTEE ADVANCES MEASURES
  602. Senator Mensch’s First-Time Homebuyers Savings Account Legislation Advances from Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee
  603. Complete Senate Session
  604. Committee OK’s Small Games Bill for Fire Departments, Veterans Organizations
  605. Senate Approves Bill Modifying Milk Date Requirement for Sales
  606. Senate Votes to Preserve Access to Ventilator Services for Vulnerable Patients
  607. Senate Approves Martin’s Bill Providing New Resources for Pediatric Cancer Research
  608. Complete Senate Session
  609. Senate Passes Langerholc Bill to Put the Brakes on PennDOT’s Bridge Tolling Plan
  610. Sen. Yaw: Senate Environmental Committee Approves Bill Mandating Legislative Oversight in RGGI, Similar Carbon Tax
  611. Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Reform Selection of the Lieutenant Governor
  612. ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Senate Communications and Technology Committee to hold public hearing on 5G deployment in Pennsylvania on Wednesday
  613. Vogel Bill Would Improve Work Zone Safety for Workers, Motorists
  614. Regan Convenes First Law & Justice Committee Meeting
  615. Meeting to consider SB 477, SB 478, SB 479, SB 480, and SB 524
  616. PA Senate ERE Committee to Convene Voting Meeting on Bill Mandating Legislative Approval for Imposing a Carbon Tax in PA
  617. Meeting to consider SB 74, SB 147, SB 156, SB 382, SB 425, and SB 434
  618. Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Endorse Senator Yaw’s Ag Conservation Bill
  619. Joint public hearing on ready-to-drink beverages
  620. Scavello Introduces Legislation to Provide Senior Citizen Property Tax Relief
  621. Meeting to consider SB 157 and SB 439
  622. Meeting to consider SB 243
  623. Public hearing on PA State Police and Department of Military & Veterans Affairs
  624. Public hearing to provide an update on the State System of Higher Education (SSHE)
  625. Meeting to consider SB 484 and HB 464
  626. Meeting to consider SB 150, SB 461, SB 550, SB 556, followed by a hearing on Fire and EMS accomplishments, implementation, and next steps
  627. Public hearing on the expansion of 5G wireless technology in Pennsylvania
  628. Meeting to consider SB 314, SB 503, SB 566, HB 425, and HB 427
  629. Meeting to consider SB 28, SB 32, SB 126, SB 426, SB 520, and SB 533
  630. Legislative Reapportionment Commission to Hold First Public Meetings on April 26 and 27, 2021
  631. Voting meeting to consider SB 119
  632. News for Constituents
  633. Meeting to consider SB 166, SB 312, SB 552, SB 554, SB 559, HB 104, and HB 108
  634. Meeting to consider SB 319, SB 486, SB 563, and HB 178
  635. Public hearing on PennDOT and the Department of Human Services
  636. Public hearing on Alternate Septic Systems – Act 34 Implementation
  637. Interviewing individuals who have applied to be the chair of the commission
  638. Press Conference: State Sen. Gene Yaw to Announce Agricultural Conservation Assistance Program Legislation
  639. Interviewing individuals who have applied to be the 5th member of the commission
  640. Public hearing on the use of Lyme Disease funding by DOH and DEP
  641. Public hearing on tax credits for Dept. of Revenue, Dept. of Community & Economic Development, Dept. of Agriculture/State Conservation Commission: Neighborhood Assistance Resource Enhancement & Protection Entertainment Economic Enhancement Video Game Production Keystone Special Development Zone
  642. Budget Secretary – Department of General Services
  643. Senate Republicans Link PUC Nominations to RGGI Rejection
  644. Health
  645. Transportation
  646. Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Legislation to Provide Justice for Child Abuse Victims, Aid in Suicide Prevention and Safeguard Children from Predators
  647. Complete Senate Session
  648. Senate Approves Bill Requiring Drivers Clear Snow/Ice from Vehicles
  649. Legislators to Announce Introduction of Family Care Act
  650. Complete Senate Session
  651. Senate approves bill to honor Veterans of Persian Gulf War and Global War on Terrorism
  652. Senate Passes Martin and Aument Bill to Help Schools Find Substitute Teachers
  653. Lawmakers Announce Re-organization of Legislative Coal Caucus
  654. Senate committee advances legislative package to aid in closing PA’s digital divide
  655. Senators Highlight Importance of Voters on May 18 Knowing ‘What a YES Vote Means’
  656. Meeting to consider SB 521, HB 184, and HB 951
  657. Senate Votes to Protect First Amendment Rights of Teachers
  658. State Senate Advances Yaw District Attorney Modernization Bill
  659. Complete Senate Session
  660. Meeting to consider SR 29 and certain Executive Nominations
  661. Meeting to consider HB 766
  662. Senators Corman, Martin Raise Concerns About Governor’s Plans to Take Unilateral Action on Charter Schools
  663. Senate Finance Committee Approves Four Bills
  664. MEDIA ADVISORY – Senators to Highlight Importance of Voters on May 18 Knowing ‘What a Yes Vote Means’
  665. Public hearing on needed K-12 education reforms in western Pennsylvania
  666. Meeting to consider SB 341 and SB 442
  667. Public hearing on insight on the Administration of Elections in Philadelphia and Allegheny Counties
  668. Meeting to consider SR 90 and certain Executive Nominations
  669. Meeting to consider SB 83, SB 108, SB 114, SB 190, SB 248, SB 317, SB 381, SB 457, HB 110, and HB 203
  670. Meeting to consider SB 454, SB 463, SB 562, and HB 766
  671. **MEDIA ADVISORY*** Series of Senate Hearings Will Continue to Explore Potential Education Reforms
  672. Meeting to consider SB 425 and SB 432
  673. Meeting to Consider of SB 283, SB 445, SR 53, HB 26, HB 56, and HB 124
  674. Public hearing on needed K-12 education reforms in eastern Pennsylvania
  675. Senate Special Committee to hear from Philadelphia and Allegheny Counties
  676. Scavello Chairs Hearing on Impact of COVID-19 Business Closures on Tourism and Hospitality Employers
  677. Senator Yudichak Chairs Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee Hearings on Economic Impact of Pennsylvania’s Technology and Energy Infrastructure
  678. Senator Martin: Education Experts, Advocates Discuss School Reforms
  679. MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee To Host Hearings On Economic Impact of State’s Technology and Energy Infrastructure
  680. Senator Mensch Announces Legislation to Enhance Investigations by Multidisciplinary Investigative Teams
  681. Senate Budget Hearings – Key Points
  682. Public hearing on pursuing excellence: needed K-12 education reforms in Central Pennsylvania
  683. Public hearing on the economic impact of COVID-19 business closures on the Tourism and Hospitality industries
  684. Public hearing on PA’s economy the reliability of our technology infrastructure
  685. Public hearing on PA’s economy the reliability of our energy infrastructure
  686. Agriculture
  687. Media Advisory – Series of Senate Hearings Will Explore Potential Education Reforms
  688. Labor & Industry
  689. Senate Budget Hearings – Key Points
  690. Senate Environmental Committee Briefing Provides Overview of Chesapeake Bay Improvement Efforts
  691. PA Senator Gene Yaw Reintroduces Bill to Boost Agricultural Conservation Efforts
  692. PA Senate Environmental Chairman Sponsors Solar Environmental Justice Act
  693. Auditor General
  694. Attorney General
  695. Liquor Control Board
  696. Senate Budget Hearings – Key Points
  697. Treasury
  698. Senator Mensch Introduces Legislation Requiring the Auditor General to Perform Audit Into 2020 General Election
  699. Department of Military & Veterans Affairs (DMVA)
  700. Sens. Yaw, Martin, Laughlin Seek Clean Water, Environmental Improvement Funding through Recent Stimulus Appropriation
  701. State-Related Universities
  702. Op-ed: As Pennsylvania Begins its Slow Recovery from COVID-19, Small Businesses Must Be a Top Priority
  703. Informational Meeting on the ‘State of the Chesapeake Bay’
  704. Public Hearing on OMB’s Proposed Change to Metropolitan Definition and Funding Implications for Pennsylvania
  705. Capitol Preservation Committee to Make Historic Selection
  706. Phillips-Hill sponsors bill to clean up PA’s retail energy industry, proposes improvements to switching suppliers
  707. Complete Senate Session
  708. Senate Finance Committee Approves Five Bills
  709. Senate Passes Ward Bill to Help Farmers with Barn Wedding Venues
  710. Senate Panel Passes Martin’s Bill Providing New Resources for Pediatric Cancer Research
  711. Senate Approves Browne’s Criminal Justice Merger Bill
  712. Senate Committee Approves Taxpayer Protection Act to Limit Government Spending
  713. Martin-Baker Bills Addressing District Attorney Vacancies Signed Into Law
  714. Bill Providing New Marketing Tool for Veteran-Owned Businesses Earns Committee Approval
  715. Senate Committee Passes Anti-gerrymandering Bill
  716. Complete Senate Session
  717. Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Legislation to Clarify Qualifications for District Attorneys and the Attorney General of Pennsylvania
  718. Senate Committee Advances Veterans Measures
  719. Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Yaw District Attorney Modernization Bill
  720. Senators Highlight Wolf Administration Policy Fails, Call for Governor to Fully Engage with Long-Term Care Community
  721. Senate Panel Approves Martin’s Resolution Calling for End of Clock Changing
  722. Committee Advances Bill to Preserve Access to Ventilator Services
  723. Senate Education Committee Approves Martin Bill to Help Schools Find Substitute Teachers
  724. Senate Panel Approves Bartolotta, Langerholc Plan to Address Teacher Shortage in PA
  725. Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee Approves Four Bills
  726. Senate Finance Committee to Consider Five Bills on Wednesday
  727. Meeting to consider  SB 74, SB 286, SB 325, SB 343, and HB 230
  728. Complete Senate Session
  729. Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED)
  730. Senate Budget Hearings – Key Points
  731. Meeting to consider SB 8, HB 14 and certain Executive Nominations
  732. Martin-Baker Bills Addressing District Attorney Vacancies Earn Final Approval in the House
  733. Meeting to consider SB 82, SB 115, SB 236, and SB 435
  734. Families Affected by Pediatric Cancer Highlight Need as Senator Martin Re-Introduces Research Bill
  735. Corrections / Probation & Parole
  736. Statement Majority Leader Kim Ward Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  737. Meeting to consider SB 420 and SB 457
  738. Senators Highlight Wolf Administration Policy Fails, Call for Governor to Fully Engage with Long-Term Care Community
  739. Meeting to consider SB 411 and HB 14
  740. Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee to Consider Four Bills
  741. Presentation by Dr. Scott Tinker – An Honest Conversation about Energy, Economy and Environment
  742. Meeting to consider SB 248. SB 433 and SB 455
  743. Meeting to consider of SB 190 and SB 323
  744. Meeting to consider SB 251, SB 434, HB 101, and HB 110
  745. Public hearing on State and Local Insight on the Administration of Elections in Pennsylvania
  746. Meeting to consider SB 83, SB 224, SB 247, and SB 381
  747. Meeting to consider SB423, SB 441, and SR 36
  748. Meeting to consider SB 108, SB 156, SB 317, and HB 203
  749. Senate Special Committee on Election Integrity and Reform
  750. Senate Budget Hearings – Key Points
  751. State System of Higher Education
  752. News for Constituents
  753. Education, Part 2
  754. Education, Part1
  755. Martin Introduces World Down Syndrome Day Resolution
  756. Legislation to Stop PennDOT’s Bridge Tolling Plan Passes Senate Panel
  757. Complete Senate Session
  758. Senate Approves Langerholc Bill to Provide New Career Paths for Individuals in Recovery
  759. Meeting to consider SB 69, SB 137, and SB 411
  760. Complete Senate Session
  761. Senate Game & Fisheries Committee Approves Two Bills
  762. Meeting to consider executive nominations
  763. Complete Senate Session
  764. Senator Martin Introduces Resolution in Support of Recognizing Girls’ Wrestling in PA
  765. Senate Republican Lawmakers Announce Plan to Prioritize PA Small Businesses
  766. Senate Game & Fisheries Committee to Consider Two Bills on Tuesday
  767. Meeting to consider SB 241 and SB 403
  768. Meeting to consider SB 137, SB 411, and HB 14
  769. Voting meeting to consider bills
  770. Meeting to consider SB 154
  771. Meeting to consider SB 274 and HB 284
  772. Senate Judiciary Committee to Consider Statute of Limitations Reform for Child Sexual Abuse
  773. Senator Judy Ward: Working Group Good Step Toward Addressing COVID Vaccine Issues for Seniors
  774. Langerholc to Serve on Transportation Revenue Options Commission
  775. Public hearing regarding the programs and services offered by the Department of Aging
  776. Senate Budget Hearings – Key Points
  777. Department of State
  778. New Legislation Puts the Brakes on Tolling PA Interstate Bridges
  779. Yaw Convenes Briefing on Carbon Capture Technology
  780. Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
  781. Senator Laughlin Proposing Minimum Wage Increase
  782. Senate Republican Lawmakers Plan to Highlight Bills Supporting Small Business on March 15
  783. Public Hearing – A Review of Best Practices of Election Integrity and Security from Other States
  784. Senate Special Committee on Election Integrity and Reform Begins Bipartisan Review
  785. Senate Budget Hearings – Key Points
  786. Human Services, Part 2
  787. Human Services, Part 1
  788. Senators To Announce Legislation To Put Brakes on PennDOT P3 Bridge Tolling Plan
  789. Senate Budget Hearings – Key Points
  790. Conservation & Natural Resources (DCNR)
  791. Senate Budget Hearings – Key Points
  792. Revenue-Lottery
  793. Independent Fiscal Office
  794. Media Advisory – Committee Briefing to Examine Deployment and Utilization of Carbon Dioxide Management Technologies
  795. Informational Meeting on the Deployment and Utilization of Carbon Dioxide Management Technologies
  796. Senator Bob Mensch and Representative Chris Quinn Introduce Deana’s Law in Memory of Deana Eckman
  797. MEDIA ADVISORY – Legislation in Memory of DUI Homicide Victim Deana Eckman To Be Re-Introduced in PA Senate, House
  798. Senate Hearing Highlights Importance of Getting Students Back in the Classroom
  799. Bartolotta Introduces Film Industry Incentive Bill to Create More Jobs in PA
  800. Senators Ward, Yudichak Call for Auditor General to Examine Wolf Administration’s Handling of Long-Term Care Facilities During Pandemic
  801. SENATORS LINDSEY M. WILLIAMS AND KRISTIN PHILLIPS-HILL TO INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO ENCOURAGE REPORTING OF TAXPAYER FRAUD
  802. Mastriano Renews Effort to Protect Historic Monuments Against Desecration
  803. DiSanto Proposes Bill to Modernize Costly Public Notice Mandate
  804. Senate Committees Plan Hearing on the State of Education, One Year Into COVID-19
  805. Corman: Wolf’s Charter School Plan Tone-Deaf to Needs of Parents, Students
  806. Public hearing on Education during the COVID-19 pandemic
  807. Taxpayer Protection Act Needed to Control Government Spending, Bartolotta Says
  808. Complete Senate Session
  809. Robinson Plan to Generate More Private Donations to Support Veterans Passes Senate
  810. Senate, House Republican Leaders Decry Wolf’s Prejudicial Language in Ballot Questions
  811. News Conference: Constitutional Ballot Question
  812. Op-ed: Governor Wolf is Trying to Pull the Wool Over Your Eyes. Don’t Let Him.
  813. Media Advisory – Senators Laughlin, Street to Announce Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill
  814. Complete Senate Session
  815. Senate, House Republican Leaders to Discuss Wolf’s Prejudicial Language in Ballot Question
  816. Senate Passes Martin’s Bill to Boost Statewide Farmland Preservation Efforts
  817. Senate Committee Advances Measures to Support Workforce Development, Combat Opioid Crisis
  818. Complete Senate Session
  819. Senate, House State Government Committees to Hold Joint Hearing on Census
  820. Meeting to consider SB 36, SB 64, SB 96, SB 106, SB 116, SB 158, and HB 326
  821. Meeting to consider SB69, SB147, SB 168, SB191 and HB157
  822. Voting meeting to consider SB 70, SB 120, HB11, HB 12, and HB 16
  823. Meeting to consider SB 155 and HB 326
  824. Meeting to elect officers and other items
  825. Joint Hearing for the Receipt of 2020 Census Data
  826. Senator Langerholc Raises Serious Concerns with PennDOT’s Plan to Toll Bridges
  827. Op-Ed: Employers are Fleeing California – and NOT Coming to Pennsylvania
  828. Phillips-Hill introduces Victoria’s Law
  829. IRRC Calls for Delay of RGGI, Questions Wolf’s Authority to Impose Rule
  830. Sen. Yaw: Public Hearing on Expanding Broadband Access in Rural Pennsylvania
  831. Martin Reappointed to Chesapeake Bay Commission
  832. Senate Republican Leaders Mourn Passing of Former Senator Stewart Greenleaf
  833. Martin: PASSHE Makes Significant Progress Toward System Redesign
  834. Public hearing to provide an update on PASSHE (PA State System of Higher Education)
  835. Complete Senate Session
  836. Ward: Constitutional Amendment Requiring a Legislative Vote on Extended Disaster Declarations Receives Final Legislative Approval
  837. Senate Approves Martin-Baker Bills Addressing District Attorney Vacancies
  838. House Passes Martin, Ward and Disanto Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Ensure Cooperation in Emergency Response; Heads to Voters in May
  839. Public Hearing on Pennsylvania’s Heroin/Opioid Crisis and the COVID-19 Pandemic
  840. Meeting to consider SB 109
  841. Senate Hearing Exposes Serious Shortfalls in Wolf Administration’s Vaccination Plan, Including Struggles of Long-Term Care Residents
  842. Complete Senate Session
  843. RGGI Letter Sent to IRRC Following Committee Vote
  844. Senate committee advances Phillips-Hill’s legislation to exempt service dogs from licensing fees
  845. Senate Republican Leaders Strongly Oppose Governor’s Massive Tax And Spend Budget Plan
  846. Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee Approves Two Bills
  847. PA Senate Leadership Virtual News Conference
  848. Senator Corman: Wolf’s Latest Tax Scheme Harms Employers; Budget Plan is Irresponsible and Unsustainable
  849. Senate Hearing Will Examine PA’s Efforts to Distribute the COVID-19 Vaccine
  850. Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee to Consider Two Bills
  851. Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward’s Response to Boockvar’s Resignation
  852. Corman: Boockvar’s Ineptness is a Failure for Survivors of Child Sex Abuse
  853. Public hearing on aviation issues
  854. Joint Hearing on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution in Pennsylvania
  855. Meeting to consider SB 36 and SB 64
  856. Meeting to consider bills
  857. Meeting to reorganize, review and accept the audit for the fiscal year 2020
  858. Meeting to Consider a Letter to IRRC disapproving of Reg #7-559 regarding Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)
  859. Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward Responds to Governor Wolf’s 2021 Agenda
  860. News for Constituents
  861. Senate Acts to Enhance Penalties for Child Pornography
  862. Complete Senate Session
  863. Senate Approves $912 Million COVID-19 Relief Package
  864. State Government Committee Passes Constitutional Amendment to Reform how the Lieutenant Governor is Selected
  865. Voting meeting on SB 49, SB 55 and SB 120
  866. Complete Senate Session
  867. Ward: Senate Approves Constitutional Amendment Requiring a Legislative Vote on Extended Disaster Declarations
  868. Senate Panel Approves Stefano Amendment to Provide Financial Assistance for Restaurants, Schools and Rental Assistance
  869. Senate Panel Approves Senator Martin’s Bills Addressing District Attorney Vacancies
  870. Meeting to vote on SB 106 and SB 113
  871. Meeting to consider SB 2, SB 8, SB 87 and SB 109
  872. Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Legislation
  873. Complete Senate Session
  874. Meeting to consider SB 109
  875. Senate Republican Leadership Honors Life, Legacy of Pat Solano
  876. Senate Committee Advances Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Strengthen Emergency Response
  877. Meeting to consider SB 8, SB 81, SB 86, SB 85, SB 84, SB 87, and SB 78
  878. Public hearing on PennDOT’s P3 Bridge Tolling Initiative
  879. Complete Senate Session
  880. Baker Reappointed as Senate Judiciary Chair, Sets Aggressive Agenda for 2021-2022 Legislative Session
  881. Meeting to consider SB 2
  882. Senator Judy Ward Underscores DOH Secretary Levine’s Record in PA
  883. Senator Yudichak Announces Committee Assignments
  884. Senate Republican Leaders Mourn Passing of Senator Dave Arnold
  885. Announcement on the Passing of Senator David J. Arnold, Jr.
  886. Dush Appointed to Lead Senate Local Government Committee
  887. Public Hearing: Trust, Staff, Resources are Important Factors in Rolling Out COVID-19 Vaccine in Rural Pennsylvania
  888. Senator Argall Appointed Chairman of Senate State Government Committee
  889. Stefano Appointed Chairman of Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee
  890. Senator Langerholc Named Chairman of Senate Transportation Committee
  891. DiSanto Named Chairman of Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
  892. SENATOR YUDICHAK APPOINTED AS CHAIR OF THE SENATE COMMUNITY, ECONOMIC AND RECREATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
  893. Senator Martin Appointed to Lead Senate Education Committee
  894. Regan Appointed Chairman of Senate Law and Justice Committee
  895. Corman Announces Senate Standing Committee Chairs for 2021-2022
  896. Complete Senate Session
  897. Senator Kim Ward Welcomes Senator Brewster Back to the PA Senate
  898. Senate to Swear In Senator Brewster Wednesday
  899. Corman Issues Statement on Filling the Senate District 45 Seat
  900. Scavello Appointed to Senate Leadership Position
  901. Public Hearing: COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout in Rural Pennsylvania
  902. Senator Vogel Named Deputy Senate President Pro-Tempore
  903. Bartolotta Joins Senate Republican Leadership Team
  904. Senate President Pro Tempore Corman: 45th Senate District Voters Deserve Due Process
  905. Complete Senate Session
  906. Dush Sworn in as State Senator During Harrisburg Ceremony
  907. Robinson Sworn in as State Senator During Harrisburg Ceremony
  908. Senate Elects Corman President Pro Tempore, Republicans Welcome New Members
  909. News Conference: Senator Jake Corman
  910. Senate to Delay Swearing-In for 45th District Senator
  911. Senate Republican Leadership Remember State Rep. Mike Reese for his Leadership, Dedication to Family