News Releases

Jun

15

2021

June 15, 2021

The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-46), Vincent Hughes (D-7) and Art Haywood (D-4) to improve communication with crime victims and ensure they receive any compensation they are owed.   [Read More]

Jun

15

2021

June 15, 2021

 

The Senate passed legislation sponsored by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) clarifying that employers may recoup medical expenses paid to an employee for a workplace injury when a settlement or award of damages is obtained against a third party for the same injury. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

14

2021

June 14, 2021

The Impact Fee on unconventional natural gas wells in 2021 will once again deliver millions of dollars in funding to communities and projects throughout the 46th Senatorial District, including Greene County and parts of Washington and Beaver counties, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]

Jun

11

2021

June 11, 2021

Communities in Beaver, Greene and Washington counties will benefit from a series of grants to support affordable housing projects throughout the region, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [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]

Jun

10

2021

June 10, 2021

The Senate voted today to end Gov. Tom Wolf’s emergency declaration while ensuring Pennsylvania can take the steps necessary to recover, according to Sen. Camera Bartolotta (R-46), who supported the measures.    [Read More]

Jun

09

2021

June 09, 2021

The Pennsylvania Senate voted today to prevent the excess use of power by the state Secretary of Health while ensuring the protection of public health, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]

Jun

09

2021

June 09, 2021

 

Legislation authored by Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-46) and Elder Vogel (R-47) that would expand property tax relief for Pennsylvania’s disabled veterans was unanimously approved by the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.   [Read More]

Jun

08

2021

June 08, 2021

 

Legislation to provide employers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic with critical assistance, sponsored by Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-46) and Judy Ward (R-30), was passed by the Senate Finance Committee today.   [Read More]

Jun

08

2021

June 08, 2021

 

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

Jun

01

2021

June 01, 2021

Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) issued the following statement in response to the Department of Corrections (DOC) Secretary John Wetzel’s decision to indefinitely suspend medical co-pays for incarcerated people:   [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]