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Bartolotta Bill Would Authorize Transportation Network Companies Statewide

Bartolotta Bill Would Authorize Transportation Network Companies Statewide

August 27, 2015

Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) unveiled legislation today that would establish a regulatory framework for the operation of transportation network companies throughout Pennsylvania.
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Committee to Consider PA Emergency Management Code Update

August 27, 2015

The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee will hold a hearing in Pittsburgh on September 2nd to consider updating the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Code, according to Committee Chairman Senator Randy Vulakovich.

New Website Offers Updates on Act 89 Projects, Act 88 Projects and Overall Planned Transportation Projects

New Website Offers Updates on Act 89 Projects, Act 88 Projects and Overall Planned Transportation Projects

August 26, 2015

Pennsylvania’s motorists can now access real-time information on transportation projects that have been completed or scheduled through 2026 at a new website developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), according to Senate Transportation Committee Chair John Rafferty (R-44).

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News for Constituents

August 24, 2015

Driving while dialing, calling, or texting, triples crash risk, according to leading highway safety advocates. Yet, a quarter of all teens respond to a text message once or more every time they are behind the wheel.

Alloway introduces Municipal SAFE Act to eliminate “Sanctuary Cities”

Alloway introduces Municipal SAFE Act to eliminate “Sanctuary Cities”

August 19, 2015

Seeking to promote public safety, Senator Rich Alloway (R-33) has sponsored the Municipal Sanctuary and Federal Enforcement Act in the State Senate to encourage municipalities in Pennsylvania to work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement in their efforts to apprehend persons of interest.

Agriculture Committees to Discuss Avian Influenza Preparedness

Agriculture Committees to Discuss Avian Influenza Preparedness

August 18, 2015

The Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee and the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee will hold a joint informational meeting on Wednesday to discuss the state’s preparedness against the highly pathogenic avian influenza, according to the committee Chairmen Senator Elder Vogel (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) and Representative Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter).

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Resignation of DRPA Official Calls for Need to Enact Reform Bills Requiring Senate Confirmation of Appointees

August 18, 2015

The recent resignation of a Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) Commissioner appointed by Governor Tom Wolf points to the need for Senate confirmation of the Governor’s appointees to DRPA and the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) based on legislation introduced by Senator John Rafferty (R-44) and Senator Mario Scavello (R-40), respectively.

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Joint Hearing on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review

August 13, 2015

Senate Finance Committee AND Senate State Government Committee - August 20, 2015
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Media Advisory – Roundtable Discussion Will Focus on Neighborhood Revitalization, Blight

Media Advisory - Roundtable Discussion Will Focus on Neighborhood Revitalization, Blight

August 10, 2015

Senator Scott Wagner (R – York County), Chairman of the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee, will host a roundtable discussion on blight and neighborhood revitalization in Monongahela on August 11.

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Unemployment Compensation and Seasonal Workers

August 3, 2015

Senate Labor and Industry Committee - August 4, 2015

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