Jun

13

2022

June 13, 2022

The Senate State Government Committee will hold a hearing reviewing two bills that aim to hold the Russian government accountable for their heinous war crimes (SB 1203 and HB 2447) and a bill that aims to support veteran and minority owned businesses in Pennsylvania (SB 1140). [Read More]

Oct

19

2021

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]

Sep

28

2021

September 28, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), today advanced three bills including proposals addressing non-compete provisions in broadcast contracts and compensation claims for a post-traumatic stress injury (PTSI). [Read More]

Sep

22

2021

September 22, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), and the Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Martin (R-13), today discussed the importance of adult education for workforce development at a joint public hearing. [Read More]

Sep

20

2021

September 20, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), and the Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Martin (R-13), will hold a joint public hearing on the role of adult education in workforce development on Wednesday, September 22 from 9-11 a.m. in Hearing Room 1, North Office Building, Main Capitol Complex and via Zoom. [Read More]

Jul

13

2021

July 13, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), heard testimony from the Pittsburgh Construction Industry Tax Fraud Task Force about the dangers of misclassifying workers in the construction industry and what can be done to combat the practice. [Read More]

Jul

09

2021

July 09, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), will hold a public hearing to hear testimony from the Pittsburgh Construction Industry Tax Fraud Task Force on Tuesday, July 13, at 10 a.m. at the Eastern Atlantic Regional Council of Carpenters, 650 Ridge Road, Pittsburgh. [Read More]

Jun

10

2021

June 10, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), held a hearing today that focused on Bartolotta’s bill to prohibit non-compete provisions in contracts of broadcast employees when a separating event occurs. [Read More]

May

26

2021

May 26, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) advanced Senate Bill 689, legislation sponsored by Senator Lisa Baker which would reinstate the requirement that a claimant search for work to be eligible to receive unemployment compensation. [Read More]

Sep

17

2020

September 17, 2020

WHAT: At the request of Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill, the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion on a limited constitutional convention in Pennsylvania  WHO: Senate Majority Policy Committee Chairman David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) Senate Majority Policy Committee Vice-Chairman Dave Arnold (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York) Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Beaver/Greene/Washington) Senator Michele Brooks (R-Crawford/Erie/Mercer/Warren) Senator Scott Martin […] [Read More]