News Releases

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]

Jul

08

2022

July 08, 2022

The Senate approved a $45.2 billion General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23 that meets the needs of Pennsylvanians today without creating multi-billion-dollar budget deficits in the future, according to Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), who voted for the measure.   [Read More]

Jun

21

2022

June 21, 2022

The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee and its chairman, Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), voted in favor of five bills, including ones to increase compensation for members of the Pennsylvania National Guard; establish a statewide mapping system for tracking and responding to drug overdoses; and improve the state’s cyber security.   [Read More]

Jun

14

2022

June 14, 2022

This past week, two bills sponsored by Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) supporting firefighters advanced in the Senate.   [Read More]

Jun

02

2022

June 02, 2022

 

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, hosted a press conference to highlight legislation that would address issues faced by the emergency medical services (EMS) community on Monday, June 6, at 11 a.m. in front of the Emergency Responder Plaza along North Street in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

May

23

2022

May 23, 2022

Sen. Pat Stefano’s (R-32) legislation to cut bureaucratic red tape by reducing the paperwork required by the Steel Products Procurement Act received unanimous support from the Senate today.   [Read More]

May

23

2022

May 23, 2022

 

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, is hosting a Working Animal Appreciation Day on Tuesday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and Soldiers Grove at the Capitol Complex.   [Read More]

Apr

22

2022

April 22, 2022

Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) and Sen. Pat Stefano (R-Fayette/Somerset/Westmoreland) announced $53 million of Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS) funds has been secured for the U.S. Route 219 project.   [Read More]

Apr

20

2022

April 20, 2022

The Joe Walker Manure Storage in the Somerset County Conservation District has been awarded a $682,638 grant to address manure and stormwater runoff issues, Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Rep. Matt Dowling (R-51) announced today.   [Read More]

Apr

13

2022

April 13, 2022

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) voted today to safeguard the integrity of Pennsylvania’s elections as the Senate approved legislation that would prevent the future use of unsecured ballot drop boxes and ban private money to fund election operations.   [Read More]

Apr

05

2022

April 05, 2022

After Senate Democrats failed to stand up for Pennsylvania workers and ratepayers, the fight against Gov. Tom Wolf’s $781 million carbon tax will continue in court, Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) said.   [Read More]