News Releases

May

23

2017

May 23, 2017

When I ran for public office, one of my top priorities was to increase openness and transparency at all levels of government to ensure that taxpayers know how and where their hard-earned money is spent.   [Read More]

May

04

2017

May 04, 2017

Seeking to and help communities remediate properties that have fallen into disrepair, Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) has introduced legislation, SB 667, that will provide local redevelopment authorities with more authority and resources to combat neighborhood blight.   [Read More]

May

02

2017

May 02, 2017

If you owe back taxes to the state, you can benefit from a new tax amnesty program running now through June 19.   [Read More]

Apr

25

2017

April 25, 2017

The Senate State Government Committee today passed and sent to the full Senate a taxpayer-protection measure sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32).   [Read More]

Apr

24

2017

April 24, 2017

State Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) is urging area residents cast their votes for the Rostraver Ice Garden in the national Kraft Hockeyville “For the Love of Hockey” contest.   [Read More]

Apr

19

2017

April 19, 2017

The Senate Education Committee today overwhelmingly passed legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) that would provide for greater transparency in the process of hiring of school officials and ensure that taxpayers have access to employment contract information.   [Read More]

Apr

12

2017

April 12, 2017

Senator Pat Stefano is inviting community residents to share their perspectives on state and local issues during a telephone town hall on Tuesday, April 18 from 6-7 p.m.   [Read More]

Apr

07

2017

April 07, 2017

Area residents can now sign up for the Pennsylvania Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE) Savings Program, which provides tax-exempt accounts for individuals with disabilities and their families, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32).   [Read More]

Mar

30

2017

March 30, 2017

The Senate Education Committee this week approved legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) that would ban the practices of allowing teachers to work full-time for the teachers’ union while remaining on the public payroll.   [Read More]

Mar

29

2017

March 29, 2017

The Somerset County General Authority has been awarded a $333,200 state grant to rehabilitate two clarifiers at the Quemahoning Water Plant in Jenner Township, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) and State Representative Carl Walker Metzgar (R-69).   [Read More]

Mar

29

2017

March 29, 2017

Masontown Borough, Fayette County has been awarded a $393,688 state grant to for a water project that will help to improve distribution and protect water quality, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32).   [Read More]

Mar

29

2017

March 29, 2017

Masontown Borough, Fayette County has been awarded a $393,688 state grant to for a water project that will help to improve distribution and protect water quality, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32)   [Read More]