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News Conference: Lead Exposure Risks and Responses in PA

May 07, 2019
Senator Gene Yaw, Senator Lisa Baker, and Senator Pat Stefano joined legislative colleagues at a Capitol news conference to discuss the legislative recommendations from the ‘Lead Exposure Risks and Responses in Pennsylvania: Report of the Advisory Committee and Task Force on Lead Exposure,”     [Read More]

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Public meeting to consider the re-confirmation of Robert Evanchick as State Police Commissioner, and to consider Senate Resolution 105

May 03, 2019
Senate Law and Justice Committee | May 7, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

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Meeting to receive the Liquor Control Board annual report

April 26, 2019
Senate Law and Justice Committee | April 29, 2019 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Liquor Control Board

February 28, 2019
Senator Stefano challenged members of the Liquor Control Board about why state store workers are not being informed about their ability to opt out of paying dues to a government union, based on the U.S. Supreme Court JANUS decision.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: PA State Police

February 21, 2019
Senator Stefano, in his role as Senate Law & Justice Committee Chairman, asked Acting Commissioner Robert Evanchick about PSP coverage of municipalities w/out full-time police departments, along with staffing & funding issues.     [Read More]

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Response to Governor’s Budget Address

February 05, 2019
Senator Pat Stefano offers remarks following the Governor’s budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly.   [Read More]

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Senators Folmer, Schwank, Killion, Stefano and Martin to Introduce Bipartisan Election Reform Package

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]

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Senate Approves On-Time, No-Tax Budget That Invests in Education, School Safety

June 22, 2018
The state Senate today approved a fiscally responsible budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 that holds the line on spending, increases funding for education and school safety initiatives, and includes no new taxes, according to Senator Pat Stefano who strongly supported the measure.   [Read More]

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Stefano Bill to Help Local Authorities Combat Blight Signed into Law

June 19, 2018
Senator Pat Stefano’s legislation aimed at helping local redevelopment authorities fight community blight has been signed into law by the governor. Listen   [Read More]

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Senate Endorses Stefano Bill to Help Local Authorities Combat Blight

June 13, 2018
The State Senate today gave final approval to Senator Pat Stefano’s legislation aimed at helping local redevelopment authorities fight community blight. Listen   [Read More]