September 30, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta attends the 30th Annual Cecil Township Fall Festival with Representative Jason Ortitay and Cecil Township Police Chief Shawn Bukovinsky.
September 30, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta talks with Skip Black at the Recognition Ceremony for the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall on display in Greene County.
September 30, 2017 – During Waynesburg University’s homecoming game, Senator Bartolotta congratulates the 2017 homecoming king and queen, Zachary Yonko and Marla Holland.
September 28, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta is pictured with folks from the Oxford House and Bird Sisters House in Waynesburg which received a grant from the Magellan Cares Foundation that will help provide scholarships for those in recovery.
September 26, 2017 – Residents of Washington County who are in recovery from substance use disorders visit with Senator Bartolotta. Also pictured is Cheryl Andrews, Executive Director of the Washington Drug and Alcohol Commission.
September 26, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta addresses those present at the 3rd Annual Recovery Day event which is intended to raise awareness of substance use disorders, celebrate individuals in long-term recovery, and acknowledge the work of prevention, treatment, and recovery support services.
September 21, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta talks with a senior who visited her table during the Washington County Senior Expo held at the Washington Crown Center.
September 20, 2017 – During a public hearing before the Senate Transportation Committee, Senator Bartolotta questions members of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission on their program and budget priories.
September 20, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta stands with Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and other Senate members to support efforts to end hunger in Pennsylvania. Also pictured: Jane Clements-Smith from Feeding Pennsylvania and Erin Smith Wachter from the Pennsylvania Food Bank.
September 20, 2017 – Following her remarks at the Washington County Overdose Coalition meeting, Senator Bartolotta is pictured with Cheryl Andrews, Executive Director of the Washington Drug and Alcohol Commission; Washington County District Attorney Gene Vittone; and Soo Song, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
September 19, 2017 – Following a news conference in support of individuals with Down syndrome, Senator Bartolotta had a chance to visit with Chloe Kondrich, the inspiration behind a 2014 law that improved education efforts for parents whose children are diagnosed with the condition. Also pictured is Senator Kim Ward.
September 10, 2017 – During the Eldersville 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, Senator Bartolotta spends time with Diane Huggins, a local resident and organizer of the event; and Jim McDonough and Theron Myers, members of Pittsburgh’s ironworkers union, who spoke about the work completed by their fellow ironworkers following 9/11.
September 9, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta attends “Dine Around the Pool”, a dinner fundraising event hosted by the Canonsburg Parks and Recreation Committee and benefiting the Town Park and pool.
September 4, 2017 - Senator Bartolotta is pictured with Congressman Tim Murphy and Senator Guy Reschenthaler following the Allegheny County Labor Council annual parade in Pittsburgh where she marched with laborers to celebrate the American worker.
August 30, 2017 – During a memorial event marking the one-year anniversary of the passing of Washington County resident Tierne Ewing, Senator Bartolotta speaks about the importance of protecting victims of domestic violence including legislation she has authored known as Tierne’s Law.
August 30, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta joins some of her colleagues in the Legislature, district attorneys, members of law enforcement and others for a press conference with Attorney General Josh Shapiro who announced charges against 22 suspected heroin dealers in Beaver County and charges against a man accused of delivering fentanyl that caused two fatal overdoses.
August 30, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta’s staff participates in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the Freedom Bridge in Greene County, which is a four-year project that allows traffic to flow from Waynesburg Borough to Franklin Township and beyond.
August 28, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta presents a Senate citation to Millcraft Industries which has been owned and operated for 60 years by the Piatt Family and positively impacting the 46th Senatorial District and the surrounding region.
August 26, 2017 – During the King Coal Show Parade in Carmichaels, Senator Bartolotta spends time with the 2017 Miss Rain Day, Eden Rogers.
August 26, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta shares her appreciation with some local community members who helped to restore the playground at the mounds in Monongahela.
August 26, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta and Representative Jason Ortitay join Tom Baker, Chief Community Affairs Officer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh, and other volunteers for a “Pancakes and Pajamas” breakfast to benefit the big Brothers Big Sisters in Washington.
August 12, 2017 – At the kick-off of the Washington County Agricultural Fair, Senator Bartolotta presents a Senate Certificate to Jon Winnett recognizing his 23 years of service as a member of the Washington County Agricultural Fair Board and his countless hours of volunteer service to the Fair.
August 11, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta joins other state legislators, Keystone Young Marines, Vietnam Veterans, Inc., Marine Corps League and staff from the PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to honor local Vietnam Veterans during the Vietnam Veterans Pinning Ceremony at the Southwestern Veterans Center.
August 11, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta attends the opening ceremony of the PONY League World Series at Lew Hays PONY Field in Washington Park.
August 11, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta participates in a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil the new Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center (PVSEC) located in North Strabane Township, Washington County.
August 10, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta spends time at the Greene County Fair with Representative Rick Saccone and his wife, Yong, and Betsy Rohanna McClure.
August 10, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta tours the village of Fredericktown with East Bethlehem Township Commissioners Joe Swinchock, Leisa Conklin and John Keys, along with Susan Morgan from the Washington County Redevelopment Authority and Kim Swinchock to discuss ideas for future riverfront development and other community improvements.
August 10, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta participates in a ribbon cutting ceremony with Representative Pam Snyder, Washington County Commissioners and East Bethlehem Township Commissioners Joe Swinchock, Leisa Conklin, Jasen Henck, John Keys and Paul Battaglini to celebrate the grand opening of Fredericktown’s new canoe and kayak launch.
August 9, 2017 - Greene County Fair Secretary Debbie Stephenson and Senator Bartolotta had the honor of welcoming PA Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding to the 134th Greene County Fair.
July 21, 2017 – While attending a summer reading program at the Heritage Public Library, Senator Bartolotta helps a student with a building project.
July 21, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta visits with the children participating in “Building a Better World” - a summer reading program at the Heritage Public Library in McDonald. Also pictured is Library Director Mary Duranti.
July 21, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta takes a moment to speak to historic reenactors during the 9th annual Whiskey Rebellion Dinner, held in conjunction with the Whiskey Rebellion Festival, a weeklong schedule of events centered around the City of Washington.
July 20, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta and Bella Sera Sous Chef Chad Rogers prepare a meal as part of a fundraising event held to benefit the Greater Washington County Food Bank.
July 19, 2017 – Senator Dave Argall, Chair of the Senate Policy Committee and statewide Blight Task Force, joins Senator Bartolotta and Washington Police Chief Robert Wilson to tour blighted properties in the city of Washington.
June 27, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta congratulates the West Greene High School girls softball team for capturing the 2017 PIAA State Class A Softball Championship and recognizes their accomplishments on the Senate floor.
June 17, 2017 – While filming the latest edition of “Focus on the 46th” at High Point Raceway, Senator Bartolotta poses for a picture with racing legend Ryan Villopoto, winner of three Motocross of Nations victories.
June 17, 2017 – Shawn Stewart, Executive Director for the United States Motorsports Association, talks with Senator Bartolotta during the Motorcross National at High Point Raceway located in Mt. Morris, Greene County.
June 12, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta joins her colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives including leaders from both chambers for the signing of Senate Bill 1, pension reform legislation.
June 8, 2017 – During 4-H Government Day in Greene County, Senator Bartolotta talks about the importance of citizenship engagement with the young leaders.
June 6, 2017 - Members of the Pennsylvania State Grange youth and junior royalty including Junior Grange Prince Jeffrey McCartney of Washington County and Grange Youth Ambassador Sara Benzio of Beaver County meet at the State Capitol Building with Senator Bartolotta and other members of the Senate.
June 5, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta participates in a bill signing ceremony of legislation sponsored by Senator David Argall to help combat blight in communities. Others present for the event included Representative Kurt Masser and members of the Pennsylvania State Boroughs Association, Pennsylvania Downtown Center, and County Commissioners Association.
June 2, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta speaks at the Washington County Reentry Conference and Community Resource Fair, an event designed to help former offenders find employment and successfully transition back into the community.
June 2, 2017 – At the Washington County Reentry Conference and Community Resource Fair, Senator Bartolotta joins a variety of vendors to provide materials on state-related services to the attendees.
May 31, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta visits with children who participate in Community Action Southwest's Head Start program in Greene County. Also pictured is Brenda Fronzaglio, Director of Early Childhood Services for Community Action Southwest, and Head Start teachers.
May 28, 2017 – During a Memorial Day remembrance ceremony held at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies Memorial Day, Senator Bartolotta pays tribute to the service honored by those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
May 28, 2017 – Representative Jason Ortitay and Senator Bartolotta participate in the laying of the wreaths at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies Memorial Day ceremony.
May 26, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta visits the Pennsylvania Equine Rescue and Retirement Foundation to tour the facility and meet Penn and Penny, Pennsylvania’s horse protection mascots, and share her support for anti-animal cruelty legislation.
May 25, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta joined Governor Tom Wolf, Senator Elder Vogel, Aliquippa Mayor Dwan Walker, Beaver County Commissioners Sandie Egley, Dan Camp, and Tony Amadio and representatives of Versatex Building Products located in Aliquippa to tour the facility and discuss the company’s impact on job growth, workforce development and training in Pennsylvania.
May 22, 2017 – During a Second Amendment rights rally, Senator Bartolotta listens to remarks given by Representative Rick Saccone and his call for legislative efforts to protect gun ownership.
May 22, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta joins members of the Legislature by pledging to protect the right to keep and bear arms.
May 22, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta is pictured with her some of her colleagues and members of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and Firearms Owners Against Crime (FOAC) following a Second Amendment rights rally held at the State Capitol Building.
May 11, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta participates in the Washington Health System Teen Outreach 2017 Annual Youth Conference held at the Washington and Jefferson College campus.
May 9, 2017 – Pennsylvania Bituminous Coal Queen Morgan Voithofer and her family including parents, Heather Tokarcik and Jason Voithofer, and her brother, Hunter Voithofer, are introduced in the Senate Chamber by Senator Bartolotta.
May 9, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta presents an honorary citation to Ms. Morgan Voithofer, the 2016 Pennsylvania Bituminous Coal Queen from Greene County.
May 9, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta joins members of the Pennsylvania Grade Crude Coalition (PGCC) and General Assembly to announce the results of an independent economic impact study examining the state's conventional oil and gas well operations.
May 1, 2017 – The Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee which Senator Bartolotta chairs along with the Senate Aging and Youth and Health and Human Services Committees held a public hearing in Pittsburgh on the Governor’s proposed agency consolidation.
April 28, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta joined Representative Jason Ortitay and staff from Langeloth Metallurgical Company (LMC) for a tour of their facility. LMC processes molybdenum and other metals at their Smith Township, Washington County facility.
April 27, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta visits AccuTrex Products manufacturing facility in Cecil Township, Washington County. AccuTrex is a homegrown manufacturer of custom shims, gaskets and washers with customers around the globe. They have been family owned and operated for over three decades.
April 24, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta joins members of a statewide Blight Task Force to discuss legislative priorities for the upcoming session and reflect on numerous, recent anti-blight bills that have been signed into law to help revitalize communities.
April 24, 2017 - During the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape’s Legislative Advocacy Day, Senator Bartolotta participates in a rally to share support for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.
April 18, 2017 – Senators Bartolotta and Lisa Boscola share their support for Pennsylvania’s nurse practitioners and legislation that would provide for full practice authority.
April 18, 2017 – The Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners holds a rally calling on members of the Legislature to advance a measure sponsored by Senator Bartolotta.
April 18, 2017 – Lorraine Bock, President of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, thanks Senator Bartolotta and Rep. Jesse Tooper for their legislative efforts.
April 18, 2017 – Members of the Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work (PSCSW) visit with Senator Bartolotta during the group’s Legislative Education Advocacy Day (LEAD) held at the State Capitol Building.
April 18, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta meets with leaders from the Pennsylvania Association for Nurse Anesthetists (PANA) including Aaron Ostrowski, PANA President, and board member John Borza to discuss their legislative priorities.
April 15, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta participates in a dedication event at W.A. Young and Sons Foundry and Machine Shop, which has been acknowledged by the U.S. Department of Interior for the highest recognition and designation that a historic property can receive.
April 13, 2017 – During a taping for “Focus on the 46th”, Senator Bartolotta talks with Chief Operating Officer Brian Wilson of Wilson Forest Products in Jefferson about the third generation family business that manufacturers a number of products in Greene County.
April 5, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta visits and tours McGuffey High School, one of 13 schools across Pennsylvania to be recognized for their outstanding work in Career and Technical Education.
March 29, 2017 - As Chair of the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee, Senator Bartolotta presides over a public hearing on the Governor's proposal to consolidate four state agencies.
March 28, 2017 - Senator Bartolotta speaks at a rally to help “Spread the Word to End the Word”, an initiative supported by the Special Olympics and over 200 other organizations from around the world including the Fayette County Special Olympics and Arc of Fayette County.
March 28, 2017 - Senator Bartolotta discusses her bill known as “Tierne’s Law” at a press conference held to unveil domestic violence reform legislation with her colleagues, the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and members of the law enforcement community.
March 28, 2017 - Senator Bartolotta questions PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards on the agency’s program priorities during a hearing before the Senate Transportation Committee.
March 22, 2017 - Senator Bartolotta joins some of her colleagues for an event to recognize March as American Red Cross Month and acknowledge the state’s many volunteers.
March 22, 2017 - The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission's (SPC) Executive Committee which includes Larry Maggi, Chairman of the Washington County Board of Commissioners, briefs members of the Legislature on key transportation and economic development-related initiatives being pursued by the commission.
March 22, 2017 - The Cystic Fibrosis Caucus, a bicameral group which Senator Bartolotta co-chairs with Representative Kristin Phillips-Hill and Senator Judy Schwank (not pictured), held its first meeting to kick off the formation of the caucus for the 2017-18 Legislative Session. Also pictured: Reps. Longietti, Tallman, Dunbar, and Grove.
March 21, 2017 - Senator Bartolotta congratulates the Canon-McMillan High School Girls Soccer Team and their coaches for capturing the 2016 PIAA State Class AAAA Championship.
March 21, 2017 - During a joint hearing of the Senate and House Transportation Committees, Senator Bartolotta questions a testifier on legislation that would allow for the testing of Highly Automated Vehicles (HAVs) on Pennsylvania’s transportation system.
March 21, 2017 - Senator Bartolotta spends time with Libre, the Boston terrier who was rescued from a Lancaster County farm after suffering severe neglect, and shows her support for legislation that would hold animal abusers more accountable.
March 21, 2017 - Members of the local chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association host their "Legislative Day" at the State Capitol Building and talk with Senator Bartolotta about issues important to the industry.
February 21, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta shares her support with Second Amendment Right advocates at the National Rifle Association (NRA) banquet in Carmichaels.
February 17, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta addresses those in attendance at the Tri-County Borough Association’s meeting on the opioid addiction crisis impacting southwestern Pennsylvania.
February 17, 2017 – During a tour of the Center in the Woods Adult Day Care in Brownsville, Senator Bartolotta spends time with children from the Washington County Head Start Program which allows preschool children and older adults to partner and conduct intergenerational programs.
February 14, 2017 – Representative Jason Ortitay holds an open house to share his new office space in Bridgeville and receives a visit from Senator Bartolotta.
February 7, 2017 – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati who is joined by members of the Senate Republican Caucus including Senator Bartolotta discusses his reaction to the Governor’s 2017-18 budget proposal.
January 17, 2017: Dr. Bullock, President of the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), held a town hall event to discuss the college building a satellite campus in Donora. Also pictured with Senator Bartolotta and Dr. Bullock is Don Pavelko, Mayor of Donora.
January 17, 2017: Senator Bartolotta joins members of Range Resources to present a check for $50,000 to Mon Valley Hospital to upgrade its emergency room area. Others pictured include: Harlan Shober, Washington County Commissioner; Matt Pitzarella, Director of Public Affairs for Range Resources; Lou Panza, President/CEO of Mon Valley Hospital; and Diana Irey Vaughan, Washington County Commissioner.
January 12, 2017: Senator Bartolotta attends and tours a manufacturing showcase hosted by Innovation Works at the SMG Global Circuits in Washington.
January 10, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta participates in in the Celebrity Draft Horse Driving contest at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, an event hosted by the PA Friends of Farm Show Foundation. She is sponsored by Penn Ag Industries.
January 10, 2017 – During a visit to the Pennsylvania Farm Show, Senator Bartolotta talks with Darby Kasper, PA State Fair Queen.
January 10, 2017 – Senator Bartolotta congratulates Lena Bioni of Claysville, an award recipient of the 2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation which recognizes eligible students demonstrating a commitment to agriculture in the Commonwealth.
January 10, 2017 – Scott and Nicholas Gardner of Washington, recipients of the 2017 PA Farm Show Scholarship Foundation awards, are presented a congratulatory certificate from Senator Bartolotta.