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Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Comprehensive Probation Reform

October 19, 2021
The Senate Judiciary Committee took action today to unanimously advance comprehensive probation reform intended to reduce the amount of time and resources devoted to probationers and help them fully and safely reintegrate into society, according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) who chairs the panel.   [Read More]

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Senators Highlight Importance of Protecting Energy Jobs and Consumers

October 18, 2021
Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-46), Gene Yaw (R-23) and John Yudichak (I-14) will held a press conference to discuss the need for responsible natural gas infrastructure and the good-paying jobs and lower energy costs associated with it on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 10 a.m. in the Main Capitol Rotunda. |   [Read More]

State senators want Congress to block feds from accessing private bank accounts

October 18, 2021
Senators Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) and Camera Bartolotta (R-Beaver/Washington/Greene) introduced a resolution that, should it be approved by the Senate, would call on the United States Congress to oppose a recently introduced effort by the Biden Administration to gain access to bank account information of private citizens and businesses.   [Read More]

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Bartolotta Bill Clarifying CDL Requirements for Farmers Passes Senate

September 28, 2021
The Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 725, legislation sponsored by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), allowing farmers to use a Class A, B or C driver’s license when operating farm vehicles with a combined weight of more than 26,000 pounds on roadways.   [Read More]

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Bartolotta Unveils Legislation Helping Small Diverse and Veteran Businesses

September 27, 2021
Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-46) and Vincent Hughes (D-7) unveiled the Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunity (DISBO) legislation they sponsored to improve the participation of small diverse and veteran businesses in state and local procurement opportunities.   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 320, SB 634, SB 775 and HB 723

September 24, 2021
Senate Labor and Industry Committee | Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461 |   [Read More]

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Joint public hearing on the importance of adult education as part of Pennsylvania’s workforce development system

September 17, 2021
JOINT HEARING Senate Education Committee AND Senate Labor & Industry Committee | Wednesday, September 22, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |   [Read More]

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Senator Bartolotta – Tunnel to Towers 5k Run

August 31, 2021
Run. Walk. Honor. On September 11th, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation will be holding its inaugural 5k Run & Walk event in Southpointe, Washington County.   [Read More]

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Meeting to receive testimony on the Pittsburgh Construction Industry Tax Fraud Task Force Report

July 09, 2021
Senate Labor and Industry Committee | Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 10 a.m. | Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, Pittsburgh |   [Read More]

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Senate Passes Bill Providing Greater Protections to Crime Victims

June 25, 2021
In an effort to better protect victims of crime, the Senate passed legislation sponsored by Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-46), Vincent Hughes (D-7) and Art Haywood (D-4) that would help improve communications with victims and ensure they receive any compensation they are owed.   AUDIO   [Read More]