News Releases

Jun

19

2019

June 19, 2019

A package of bills protecting the rights of crime victims and providing stronger protections for victims of violent offenses received final legislative approval this week, according to Senator Elder Vogel.   [Read More]

Jun

19

2019

June 19, 2019

The Senate approved a package of bills this week 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, according to Senator Elder Vogel.   [Read More]

Jun

19

2019

June 19, 2019

The Senate Urban Affairs & Housing Committee today (June 19) approved legislation that would increase state support for a program that promotes housing affordability and rehabilitation in communities across the Commonwealth, according to Senator Elder Vogel (R-47).   [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

The Senate State Government Committee approved a bill on Tuesday (June 18) that would create a special panel to review and update Pennsylvania’s election standards, according to Senator Elder Vogel (R-47).   [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

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]

Jun

13

2019

June 13, 2019

The Senate Transportation Committee approved a bill on Wednesday (June 12) sponsored by Senator Elder Vogel (R-47) that would delay a costly mandate on local garages that ultimately would increase the fees paid by motorists when their vehicles are inspected.     [Read More]