News Releases

Jul

06

2021

July 06, 2021

A new state law empowers parents to decide whether their children should advance to the next grade level or be held back a year due to learning disruptions created during COVID-19, according to Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32).   [Read More]

Jul

01

2021

July 01, 2021

Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of a bill that would have prohibited vaccine passports and limited government overreach:   [Read More]

Jul

01

2021

July 01, 2021

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) announced that more than $1.1 million will be awarded to volunteer fire and ambulance companies throughout the 32nd District by a grant program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.   [Read More]

Jun

25

2021

June 25, 2021

The Pennsylvania Senate today passed a comprehensive voter rights bill designed to transform our election system and restore public confidence in the outcome of elections, said Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), who supported the measure.   [Read More]

Jun

25

2021

June 25, 2021

The Pennsylvania Senate voted to send Gov. Tom Wolf a proposal that prevents the excess use of power by the state Secretary of Health while ensuring the protection of public health, according to Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), who supported the plan.   [Read More]

Jun

23

2021

June 23, 2021

The Senate today approved a plan to allow voters to decide if the Pennsylvania Constitution should be amended to require identification each time a voter casts a ballot, according to Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), who supported the measure.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2021

June 22, 2021

The state Senate today approved a plan to expand senior access to prescription drugs, according to Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), who supported the bill.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2021

June 22, 2021

The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee advanced the nomination of Maj. Gen. Mark Schindler to serve as the adjutant general of the Pennsylvania Department of Military & Veterans Affairs and the nomination of Brig. Gen. Benjamin Cason to be promoted to Maj. Gen. in the Pennsylvania National Guard, according to Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), committee chairman.   [Read More]

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]