News Releases

Annual Fire and EMS Grants Announced
February 22, 2024

Annual Fire and EMS Grants Announced

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) announced that fire departments and emergency medical services (EMS) organizations across his district will collectively receive more than $1.3 million in state grants through the Office of the State Fire Commissioner’s (OSFC) Fire Company and Emergency Medical Services Grant Program.  [Read More]

Stefano Responds to Shapiro’s Budget Proposal
February 6, 2024

Stefano Responds to Shapiro’s Budget Proposal

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) fears the impact Gov. Josh Shapiro’s proposed 2024-25 state budget – which comes with an excessive $3.2 billion increase in state spending – would have on Pennsylvania families.  [Read More]

Stefano’s District Offices Available to Assist with Property Tax/Rent Rebate Applications
January 22, 2024

Stefano’s District Offices Available to Assist with Property Tax/Rent Rebate Applications

The application period for Pennsylvania’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program is now open. Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) reminds constituents that the program now has expanded eligibility requirements and that his district offices are available to help process the applications.  [Read More]

Stefano’s Connellsville Office Remains Open Through Bridge Closure
January 11, 2024

Stefano’s Connellsville Office Remains Open Through Bridge Closure

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) reminds constituents that his Connellsville district office will maintain usual operating hours throughout the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Crawford Avenue (McCray Robb) Bridge Rehabilitation Project.  [Read More]

Stefano, Warner Announce $1.3 Million in Grants to Fayette County
December 19, 2023

Stefano, Warner Announce $1.3 Million in Grants to Fayette County

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Rep. Ryan Warner (R-52) announced today that more than $1.3 million in funding was awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority to support water, sewer and arts projects in Fayette County.  [Read More]

Stefano, Metzgar Announce Millions in Grant Funding Awarded to Fayette County
December 19, 2023

Stefano, Metzgar Announce Millions in Grant Funding Awarded to Fayette County

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset) announced the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) awarded more than $2 million in grants toward four Somerset County projects.  [Read More]

Stefano, Grimm Krupa Announce Nearly $880,000 in Grants to Fayette County
December 19, 2023

Stefano, Grimm Krupa Announce Nearly $880,000 in Grants to Fayette County

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Rep. Charity Grimm Krupa (R-51) announced today that nearly $880,000 in funding was awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority to support sewer and arts projects in Fayette County.  [Read More]

Stefano, Topper Announce $1.2 Million in Grants to Bedford County
December 19, 2023

Stefano, Topper Announce $1.2 Million in Grants to Bedford County

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Rep. Jesse Topper (R-78) announced more than $1.2 million in funding distributed by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) was awarded for water and sewer projects in Bedford County.  [Read More]

Stefano, Davanzo Announce $65,000 in Grants to Westmoreland County
December 19, 2023

Stefano, Davanzo Announce $65,000 in Grants to Westmoreland County

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-58) announced today that $65,531 in funding for a wastewater improvement project and an arts and culture project in Westmoreland County was approved.  [Read More]

Commonwealth Court Rules Against PA Joining RGGI, Stefano Says
November 1, 2023

Commonwealth Court Rules Against PA Joining RGGI, Stefano Says

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) commends the Commonwealth Court for ruling against imposing the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) energy tax, which would have raised Pennsylvanians’ electricity bills.  [Read More]

Senate Passes Bill Empowering Parents to Decide Whether Their Own Child Can Access Sexually Explicit Materials at School
October 25, 2023

Senate Passes Bill Empowering Parents to Decide Whether Their Own Child Can Access Sexually Explicit Materials at School

The Senate today approved by a bipartisan vote legislation empowering parents to protect their own child from accessing sexually explicit content at school, without impacting the books available to other students, said Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32).  [Read More]

Stefano, Metzgar Announce State Assistance for Major Conemaugh Township Water Project
October 18, 2023

Stefano, Metzgar Announce State Assistance for Major Conemaugh Township Water Project

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-69) today announced the approval of state funding for a major water improvement project in Somerset County.  [Read More]

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