News Releases

Oct

27

2022

October 27, 2022

In response to a request made by a resident of the 32nd District, Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) sponsored Senate Resolution 365, which recognizes three days annually to ring bells as a sign of thanks, praise and unity.   [Read More]

Oct

26

2022

October 26, 2022

HARRISBURG – Today, the Senate passed a measure that would provide essential funding and support for Pennsylvania’s fire and emergency medical services (EMS) community, according to Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee. With an amendment offered by Senator Stefano, House Bill 397 would:         […]   [Read More]

Oct

25

2022

October 25, 2022

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) that would allow junior firefighters, aged 17, to train on live-burn, interior firefighter modules was passed with strong bipartisan support on Monday.   [Read More]

Oct

18

2022

October 18, 2022

Today, the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee advanced two measures, including major new programming for Pennsylvania fire and emergency medical services (EMS), according to Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), committee chairman.    [Read More]

Oct

18

2022

October 18, 2022

Sen. Pat Stefano’s (R-32) legislation to create an online registry of fire courses for firefighters received unanimous support from the Senate today.   [Read More]

Sep

21

2022

September 21, 2022

Yesterday, during “National Guard & Veterans Day at the Capitol,” the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee advanced four measures important to the Pennsylvania National Guard and the Commonwealth’s nearly 800,000 veterans, said Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), committee chairman.   [Read More]

Sep

20

2022

September 20, 2022

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) awarded nearly $400,000 in grants to the 32nd Senatorial District.   [Read More]

Jul

26

2022

July 26, 2022

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, and Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41), chair of the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee, hosted a joint hearing to learn about the progress made to combat veteran homelessness, as well as what improvements can still be made.   [Read More]

Jul

22

2022

July 22, 2022

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, and Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41), chair of the Senate Urban Affairs & Housing Committee, are hosting a joint hearing to hear about the progress made to combat veteran homelessness, as well as what improvements can still be made, on Tuesday, July 26, at 10:30 a.m. at Veterans Place, 945 Washington Blvd., Pittsburgh.   [Read More]

Jul

19

2022

July 19, 2022

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Rep. Ryan Warner (R-52) announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) awarded nearly $2 million in grants and more than $3 million in low-interest loans to two Fayette County projects that will create 325 local jobs.   [Read More]

Jul

12

2022

July 12, 2022

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) to improve Pennsylvanians’ access to critical, life-saving care was signed into law. Senate Bill 861, now Act 45 of 2022, facilitates the day-to-day movement of emergency medical services (EMS) personnel across state lines in the performance of their duties.   [Read More]

Jul

11

2022

July 11, 2022

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) to clarify the Veterans Preference Law to include veterans who served honorably but were discharged with a disability before completing their initial obligation was signed into law.   [Read More]