News Releases

Jun

15

2021

June 15, 2021

Yesterday, the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee advanced the nominations of three Pennsylvania National Guard officers nominated for promotion, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32), committee chairman.   [Read More]

Jun

14

2021

June 14, 2021

The Senate today approved a plan requiring legislative approval of Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to have Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), said Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) who supported the bill.   [Read More]

Jun

10

2021

June 10, 2021

 

The Senate passed legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) that would bring additional transparency and accountability to government by amending the Sunshine Act, which protects the public’s right to be informed and present at government proceedings.   [Read More]

Jun

09

2021

June 09, 2021

The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee, chaired by Sen. Pat Stefano, passed a resolution that would terminate the powers Gov. Tom Wolf commandeered by repeatedly declaring states of emergency.   [Read More]

Jun

09

2021

June 09, 2021

The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee advanced three measures, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32), committee chairman.   [Read More]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

Legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) to honor a local soldier by naming a Somerset County bridge the Cpl. Anthony G. Orlandi Memorial Bridge was unanimously supported by the Senate Transportation Committee today.   [Read More]

May

24

2021

May 24, 2021

 

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee, chaired by Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), unanimously approved a proposal that will strengthen the state’s Breach of Personal Information Act following a massive data breach with the state’s contact tracing program.   [Read More]

May

19

2021

May 19, 2021

State Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) today applauded Pennsylvania voters for voting yes on two amendments to the Pennsylvania Constitution in Tuesday’s Primary Election.   [Read More]

May

12

2021

May 12, 2021

May 18, election day, is fast approaching. Not only will we be voting for our local elected officials, we will be answering some ballot referendum questions. I have talked about some of these questions before, and I bring them up again as they are that important.   [Read More]

May

11

2021

May 11, 2021

Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) issued the following statement on the Wolf administration’s decision to increase maximum occupancy limits to 50% for indoor events and gatherings and 75% for outdoor events and gatherings effective Monday, May 17, at 12:01 a.m.:   [Read More]

May

03

2021

May 03, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland), Senator Elder Vogel (R-Beaver), Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington), Senator Pat Stefano (R-Fayette), Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-Cambria), Senator Joe Pittman (R-Indiana) and Senator Devlin Robinson (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement in reaction to U.S. Steel’s recent announcement that it is cancelling plans for its Mon Valley Works plant:   [Read More]

Apr

30

2021

April 30, 2021

A local bridge was renamed in honor of the late John Vatavuk at a ceremony held today in Meyersdale, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32).   [Read More]