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Benefits of the Impact Fee (Act 13)

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Senate Republicans respond to the Governor’s budget address.


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Senate Approves Scavello Resolution Creating a Select Committee on Purely Public Charities

March 3, 2015

A measure sponsored by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) to establish a select committee on “Purely Public Charities” was unanimously passed by the Pennsylvania State Senate today.

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Argall: Beware the governor’s “bait and switch” property tax plan

March 3, 2015

HARRISBURG – Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) released the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s school property tax proposal:

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Senate Committees Hold Hearing Highlighting Natural Gas Impact Fee

Senate Committees Hold Hearing Highlighting Natural Gas Impact Fee

March 3, 2015

The state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), and the Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-21) today held a joint public hearing to discuss the positive benefits of Act 13 Impact Fee dollars on Pennsylvania communities.

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Senate Republicans Oppose Wolf’s Harsh Tax Increases That Hurt Families and Employers

March 3, 2015

Senate Republicans today criticized the significant burdens associated with the Wolf budget plan, saying what Pennsylvania needs is relief. Republicans, who hold a 30-19 majority in the Senate, have made it clear that they will not support Tom Wolf’s enormous tax increases on Pennsylvania families and employers.

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Legislation to Ban Community Service Gift Card Program Passes in Senate

March 2, 2015

The Senate today unanimously approved legislation authored by Senator John R. Gordner (R-27) to ban the practice of persons sentenced to community service to be able to purchase gift cards in lieu of performing the service.

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Senate Bills 566, 486, and 330

March 2, 2015

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - March 4, 2015 - Canceled, until further notice

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Senate Republican News Brief

March 2, 2015

“While a significant reduction in the corporate net income tax sounds appealing, we cannot really assess Gov. Wolf’s proposal in the vacuum in which it is being presented. We need to see exactly how the $1.25 billion impact on the budget will be offset.” - Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-Centre)

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Senate Committees to Hear Testimony on Historic Act 13 Investments

March 2, 2015

Highlighting one of the most significant pieces of state legislation ever passed by the Pennsylvania General Assembly, two Senate committees will hear testimonials Tuesday from counties, townships, conservation districts and economic development organizations throughout the state who are currently benefiting from the natural gas drilling impact fee, according to Senators Gene Yaw (R-23) and Scott Hutchinson (R-21).

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News for Constituents

March 2, 2015

As Pennsylvania’s Peregrine Falcons prepare for the 2015 nesting season in downtown Harrisburg, details on recent sightings are available with a simple click on the Falcon Wire News Button.

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Benefits of the Impact Fee

February 27, 2015

Joint Hearing of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy and Local Government Committees - March 3, 2015

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