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Public Hearing on the nomination of Marguerite Quinn as a member of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review

June 25, 2019
Senate Labor and Industry Committee | June 27, 2019 at 9:30 am | East Wing, Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

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Senate Approves Package of Bills to Combat Opioid Addiction Crisis

June 19, 2019
The Senate completed work on a package of bills today to combat the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic by improving prescription drug monitoring, limiting opioid prescriptions, targeting drug dealers and taking other steps to limit the damage inflicted by the addiction crisis in Pennsylvania communities.   [Read More]

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Senate Republicans Advocate New Bills to Combat Opioid Addiction Crisis

June 18, 2019
Senate Republicans highlighted a package of bills today to combat the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic by improving prescription drug monitoring, limiting opioid prescriptions, targeting drug dealers and taking other steps to limit the damage inflicted by the addiction crisis in Pennsylvania communities.   [Read More]

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Committee Approves Bill to Expand Tax Relief for Disabled Veterans

June 18, 2019
The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee approved a proposed constitutional amendment today that would expand property tax relief for Pennsylvania’s disabled veterans. Audio Audio   [Read More]

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Senate Approves Bartolotta Bill to Crack Down on Drug Dealers

June 17, 2019
The Senate approved a bill today that would create tougher punishments for drug dealers whose products cause serious bodily injuries and impairments, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   Listen   [Read More]

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Senate Passes Bartolotta’s Bill Authorizing Full Practice Authority for Nurse Practitioners

June 12, 2019
The Senate took an important step to benefit patients in Pennsylvania by passing legislation that would give full practice authority to Advanced Practice Registered Nurses-Certified Nurse Practitioners (APRN-CNPs).   [Read More]

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Lawmakers, Advocates Highlight Importance of Re-entry, Re-integration Programs

June 10, 2019
Members of the Criminal Justice Reform Caucus held a press conference today to highlight the importance of re-entry and re-integration programs, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), who co-chairs the Caucus in the Senate.   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider of SB 94 and SB 601

June 07, 2019
Senate Labor and Industry Committee | June 11, 2019 | 9:45 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461 |     [Read More]

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Senate Approves New Phase of Criminal Justice Reforms

June 05, 2019
The Senate approved a bipartisan package of criminal justice reforms today that could reduce prison and probation costs, better protect crime victims and strengthen public safety.   [Read More]

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Op-ed: Taxpayer Protection Act Sets PA Up for Further Economic Success

June 03, 2019
Thanks to federal tax reform, a booming national economy and state lawmakers holding the line against Governor Wolf’s reckless attempts to increase broad-based taxes, Pennsylvania’s economy is in a better position than it has been in over a decade.   Listen   [Read More]