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Stefano Bills on Nursing Accreditation, Utility Stakeholder Groups, Pass Senate Committee
June 12, 2024

Stefano Bills on Nursing Accreditation, Utility Stakeholder Groups, Pass Senate Committee

In a meeting today, the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee voted in favor of two bills sponsored by committee chairman, Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32).  [Read More]

Senate Approves Stefano, Rothman Bill to Protect Homebuyers and Increase Transparency
June 5, 2024

Senate Approves Stefano, Rothman Bill to Protect Homebuyers and Increase Transparency

To protect homebuyers, the Senate passed legislation sponsored by Sens. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Greg Rothman (R-34) that would require anyone who conducts residential wholesaling in Pennsylvania to obtain a real estate salesperson or broker license under the Real Estate Licensing and Registration Act.  [Read More]

Stefano, Metzgar to Host Senior Expo on June 6
May 28, 2024

Stefano, Metzgar to Host Senior Expo on June 6

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-69) are hosting a free expo for senior citizens on Thursday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to noon at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 1845 N. Center Ave., Somerset.  [Read More]

Senate Committee Passes Stefano Bill Enabling Reduced Ratepayer Costs
May 1, 2024

Senate Committee Passes Stefano Bill Enabling Reduced Ratepayer Costs

To reduce ratepayers’ costs and offer public utilities flexibility, the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32).  [Read More]

More Than $13 Million Dedicated to Improve Broadband Access in Somerset County
April 18, 2024

More Than $13 Million Dedicated to Improve Broadband Access in Somerset County

Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset) and Sen. Pat Stefano (R- Bedford/Fayette/Somerset/Westmoreland) announced that Somerset County fiber infrastructure received a $13.3 million boost in federal funding from the Pennsylvania Broadband Infrastructure Program (BIP).  [Read More]

Stefano Bill to Adjust Outdated Diesel Oil Requirement Now Law
April 16, 2024

Stefano Bill to Adjust Outdated Diesel Oil Requirement Now Law

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) to adjust the outdated requirement for a qualified mechanic to perform an oil change every 100 hours on all diesel-powered equipment used by mining companies was signed into law yesterday.  [Read More]

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April 9, 2024

Early Childhood Education Caucus Highlights Need for More Pre-K Teachers, Child Care Workers

Today, the bicameral, bipartisan Early Childhood Education Caucus hosted a rally with child care and pre-K students, teachers and parents as well as other advocates to underscore the worsening impacts of the commonwealth’s early learning teacher shortage.  [Read More]

Stefano, Schwank, Harkins and Labs Highlight Need for More Pre-K Teachers, Child Care Workers
April 5, 2024

Stefano, Schwank, Harkins and Labs Highlight Need for More Pre-K Teachers, Child Care Workers

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11), Rep. Pat Harkins (D-1) and Rep. Shelby Labs (R-143) – the co-chairs of Pennsylvania’s bipartisan, bi-cameral Early Childhood Education Caucus – will highlight Pennsylvania’s growing teacher shortage and how it’s affecting early learning on Tuesday, April 9, at 9 a.m. in the Capitol Rotunda, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.  [Read More]

Nearly $1.1 Million in Grant Funding Allocated to Somerset County
March 26, 2024

Nearly $1.1 Million in Grant Funding Allocated to Somerset County

Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset) and Sen. Pat Stefano (R-Bedford/Fayette/Somerset/Westmoreland) announced the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) approved nearly $1.1 million in grants for three Somerset County projects.  [Read More]

Stefano, Davanzo Announce Nearly $259,000 in Grants to Westmoreland County
March 26, 2024

Stefano, Davanzo Announce Nearly $259,000 in Grants to Westmoreland County

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-58) announced today that nearly $259,000 in funding was awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for Westmoreland County community safety initiatives.  [Read More]

Stefano, Grimm Krupa Announce More Than $701,500 in Grants for Fayette County
March 26, 2024

Stefano, Grimm Krupa Announce More Than $701,500 in Grants for Fayette County

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Rep. Charity Grimm Krupa (R-51) announced today that more than $701,500 in funding was awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for Fayette County transportation improvement projects.  [Read More]

Stefano, Warner Announce Nearly $108,000 Grant to Improve Community Safety
March 26, 2024

Stefano, Warner Announce Nearly $108,000 Grant to Improve Community Safety

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Rep. Ryan Warner (R-52) announced today that Connellsville Township received nearly $108,000 in funding from the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) to add sidewalks along Francis Avenue.  [Read More]

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