News Releases

Feb

21

2019

February 21, 2019

Senator Vogel questioned Fire Commissioner Bruce Trego about use of online training for volunteer firefighters, to save costs and make it available to more responders. I also asked if the state has incentives, including grant funding, to encourage volunteer fire companies to consolidate.     [Read More]

Feb

21

2019

February 21, 2019

Senator Elder Vogel asked Acting State Police Commissioner Robert Evanchick for a description of the PSP hiring process, and the costs and policy associated with PSP body cameras.     [Read More]

Feb

21

2019

February 21, 2019

Senator Vogel discussed the ongoing efforts to prevent sexual assault and racial insensitivity on college campuses and improve student safety with PASSHE Chancellor Dan Greenstein during the budget hearing for the State System of Higher Education.     [Read More]

Feb

14

2019

February 14, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Chairman Elder Vogel (R-47) issued the following statement in response to the new proposals Governor Wolf presented today to support Pennsylvania farmers:   [Read More]

Feb

05

2019

February 05, 2019

Senator Elder Vogel offers remarks following the Governor’s budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly.     [Read More]

Feb

05

2019

February 05, 2019

Senator Elder Vogel issued the following statement on the proposed $34.1 billion General Fund budget for Fiscal Year 2019-20 that Governor Tom Wolf unveiled before a joint session of the General Assembly on Tuesday.     [Read More]