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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 Policev

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]

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Senate Passes Stefano Legislation to Extend Protections To Government Entities, Businesses Victimized by Crime

May 23, 2018
The state Senate today passed and sent to the House bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) and Lisa Boscola (D-18) that would allow governments, organizations and businesses to collect restitution if they’re victims of a crime. Listen   [Read More]

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State Senate Approves Bipartisan Crime Victims Package

March 21, 2018
The State Senate today approved a package of bills strengthening protections for victims of crime and ensuring that victims and their families are treated with respect and dignity by the criminal justice system.     [Read More]

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Annual Public Hearing on the Yearly Report of the Game Commission and the Fish and Boat Commission

March 16, 2018
Game and Fisheries Committee - March 21, 2018 - Room 8E-B, East Wing     [Read More]