News Releases

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]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

Three Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) grants have been awarded to the 46th District through the CFA’s Blight Remediation Program totaling $436,480, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

The House Human Services Committee today unanimously passed a bill sponsored by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) to preserve access to ventilator care in the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities.   [Read More]

May

19

2021

May 19, 2021

As part of a pandemic relief package unanimously passed by the General Assembly earlier this year, $145 million in grants is available through the COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP), according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]

May

12

2021

May 12, 2021

Four grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Ag and Youth Grant Program will promote development of the Commonwealth’s agriculture and young adults who are interested in it, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]

May

10

2021

May 10, 2021

 

The Senate Education Committee approved a proposal today that would give charter school students the opportunity to participate in dual enrollment programs, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46). Listen   [Read More]

May

03

2021

May 03, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland), Senator Elder Vogel (R-Beaver), Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington), Senator Pat Stefano (R-Fayette), Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-Cambria), Senator Joe Pittman (R-Indiana) and Senator Devlin Robinson (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement in reaction to U.S. Steel’s recent announcement that it is cancelling plans for its Mon Valley Works plant:   [Read More]

Apr

29

2021

April 29, 2021

The Senate approved a plan this week to reform the Public-Private Transportation Partnership (P3) statute and void PennDOT’s plan to toll nine Pennsylvania bridges, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), who supported the bill.   [Read More]