News Releases

Jul

01

2020

July 01, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf today (July 1) signed into law measures designed to strengthen and improve the state’s School Bus Stop Arm Camera Law, helping to further ensure the safety and protection of the Commonwealth’s children as they travel to and from school, according to Senators Pat Browne (R-16) and Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]

Jun

24

2020

June 24, 2020

The Pennsylvania Senate today (June 24) unanimously passed measures designed to strengthen and improve the state’s School Bus Stop Arm Camera Law, helping to further ensure the safety and protection of the Commonwealth’s children as they travel to and from school, according to Senators Pat Browne (R-16) and Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]

Jun

24

2020

June 24, 2020

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved today a bipartisan bill which would improve Pennsylvania’s probation system by addressing antiquated and arbitrary provisions in the law that have unnecessarily trapped nonviolent offenders in a cycle of incarceration, failed to make neighborhoods safer, and wasted taxpayer dollars. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

22

2020

June 22, 2020

Veterans, reservists and members of the National Guard who own their own business could have a valuable new marketing tool under a bill approved by the Senate today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46). Listen   [Read More]

Jun

19

2020

June 19, 2020

A bill introduced this week by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) would remove driving under the influence (DUI) penalties related to the legal use of medical cannabis.   [Read More]

Jun

18

2020

June 18, 2020

Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) introduced a bill this week that would waive photo identification fees for many vulnerable Pennsylvanians to help them find employment and access other critical resources.   [Read More]

Jun

17

2020

June 17, 2020

Local schools can apply now for funding through two new grant programs created last month to protect the health and safety of students, teachers and school employees during COVID-19, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]

Jun

15

2020

June 15, 2020

During a Senate hearing today, lawmakers questioned the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s accelerated plan to switch to an all-electronic tolling (AET) system and lay off nearly 500 employees. Listen - Senator Bartolotta Listen - Senator Ward   [Read More]

Jun

12

2020

June 12, 2020

Two Senate committees will hold a joint hearing on Monday, June 15 from 10 a.m. until noon to examine the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s plan to lay-off at least 500 employees as part of its switch to an all-electronic tolling system.   [Read More]

Jun

11

2020

June 11, 2020

Senator Art Haywood (D-4) and Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), Co-Chairs of the Pennsylvania State Senate Criminal Justice Reform Caucus, issued today the following statement regarding their intentions to collaborate on bipartisan public safety reforms in the wake of the death of George Floyd and subsequent massive protests.   [Read More]

Jun

09

2020

June 09, 2020

Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) issued the following statement today regarding her vote in favor of House Resolution 836, legislation that would end the executive order Governor Wolf has used to shut down businesses for months on end: Listen   [Read More]

Jun

09

2020

June 09, 2020

The Senate approved legislation today that names a highway, bridge and exit in Washington County in honor of local heroes in the military and law enforcement, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46). script src="https://fast.wistia.com/embed/medias/zlqngoc5ow.jsonp" async> Listen   [Read More]