News Releases

Oct

18

2017

October 18, 2017

Fairchance-Georges Joint Municipal Sewage Authority in Smithfield PA has been awarded approximately $20 million in state grants and low-interest loans through the state’s PENNVEST Program to expand its existing treatment plant, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32).   [Read More]

Oct

18

2017

October 18, 2017

The Senate State Government Committee today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) that is aimed at protecting voter integrity and make voting easier for members of the military and overseas residents.   [Read More]

Oct

17

2017

October 17, 2017

The Senate State Government Committee today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) that is aimed at protecting voter integrity and make voting easier for members of the military and overseas residents. Listen   [Read More]

Sep

13

2017

September 13, 2017

Attached is a letter sent to Governor Tom Wolf today by a group of Senators representing Western Pennsylvania, led by Senator Dan Laughlin of Erie, urging the Administration to aggressively market Western Pennsylvania as a location for Amazon’s proposed second headquarters facility.   [Read More]

Sep

01

2017

September 01, 2017

Senator Pat Stefano (R-Fayette/Somerset/Westmoreland) will host a public hearing on ongoing local and statewide efforts to eradicate blight with a key Senate committee.   [Read More]

Aug

25

2017

August 25, 2017

Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) is inviting area residents to a series of informal “Coffee and Conversation” meetings on August 29 and 31 to talk about legislation, state issues and how he can better represent their interests in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Aug

22

2017

August 22, 2017

State Senators Pat Stefano (R-Fayette) and Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton) are introducing legislation that would enable government, business and nonprofit entities to collect restitution against criminals.   [Read More]

Aug

10

2017

August 10, 2017

Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) offered the following statement on Governor Wolf’s announcement today that COE Distributing (COE), a wholesale distributor of office furniture and accessories, will expand its footprint in Fayette County and consolidate operations from outside the commonwealth to its site in Smock, creating 20 new, full-time jobs.   [Read More]

Jul

31

2017

July 31, 2017

Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) is inviting area residents to a series of informal “Coffee and Conversation” meetings during the week of August 8th to talk about legislation, state issues and how he can better represent their interests in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Jul

27

2017

July 27, 2017

Today the Pa Senate continued its work on the 2017-18 budget and sent the House the Admin, Fiscal, Education, Human Services and Tax Codes to the House.   [Read More]

Jul

26

2017

July 26, 2017

The State Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) to provide local redevelopment authorities with greater authority and additional resources to combat neighborhood blight.     [Read More]

Jul

03

2017

July 03, 2017

On Monday June 26, I sat in a Harrisburg office with a collection of lawmakers in our region listening via conference call to the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) as they decided the fate of a vital infrastructure project for our region.   [Read More]