News Releases

May

04

2017

May 04, 2017

Seeking to and help communities remediate properties that have fallen into disrepair, Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) has introduced legislation, SB 667, that will provide local redevelopment authorities with more authority and resources to combat neighborhood blight.   [Read More]

May

02

2017

May 02, 2017

If you owe back taxes to the state, you can benefit from a new tax amnesty program running now through June 19.   [Read More]

Apr

25

2017

April 25, 2017

The Senate State Government Committee today passed and sent to the full Senate a taxpayer-protection measure sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32).   [Read More]

Apr

24

2017

April 24, 2017

State Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) is urging area residents cast their votes for the Rostraver Ice Garden in the national Kraft Hockeyville “For the Love of Hockey” contest.   [Read More]

Apr

19

2017

April 19, 2017

The Senate Education Committee today overwhelmingly passed legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) that would provide for greater transparency in the process of hiring of school officials and ensure that taxpayers have access to employment contract information.   [Read More]

Apr

12

2017

April 12, 2017

Senator Pat Stefano is inviting community residents to share their perspectives on state and local issues during a telephone town hall on Tuesday, April 18 from 6-7 p.m.   [Read More]

Apr

07

2017

April 07, 2017

Area residents can now sign up for the Pennsylvania Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE) Savings Program, which provides tax-exempt accounts for individuals with disabilities and their families, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32).   [Read More]

Mar

30

2017

March 30, 2017

The Senate Education Committee this week approved legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) that would ban the practices of allowing teachers to work full-time for the teachers’ union while remaining on the public payroll.   [Read More]

Mar

29

2017

March 29, 2017

The Somerset County General Authority has been awarded a $333,200 state grant to rehabilitate two clarifiers at the Quemahoning Water Plant in Jenner Township, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) and State Representative Carl Walker Metzgar (R-69).   [Read More]

Mar

29

2017

March 29, 2017

Masontown Borough, Fayette County has been awarded a $393,688 state grant to for a water project that will help to improve distribution and protect water quality, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32).   [Read More]

Mar

29

2017

March 29, 2017

Masontown Borough, Fayette County has been awarded a $393,688 state grant to for a water project that will help to improve distribution and protect water quality, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32)   [Read More]

Mar

28

2017

March 28, 2017

The State Senate today overwhelmingly approved legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R32) which would give the Pennsylvania Game Commission the authority to establish the fees that it charges for hunting and fur-taking licenses.   [Read More]