News Releases

Mar

20

2019

March 20, 2019

Legislation ensuring that public employees who commit job-related felonies are stripped of their taxpayer-funded pensions received final legislative approval in the Senate today (March 20) and was sent to the Governor’s desk for enactment into law, according to Senator Elder Vogel.   [Read More]

Mar

15

2019

March 15, 2019

Joint Hearing Senate and House Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committees | Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

Mar

12

2019

March 12, 2019

With the “graying” of Pennsylvania’s farm families, Senator Elder Vogel is preparing to introduce legislation that will encourage existing farmers and landowners to work with beginning farmers to help them get started.   [Read More]

Mar

07

2019

March 07, 2019

Senator Mensch raised concerns about transfers between funds and transparency issues with Budget Secretary Jen Swails during today’s budget hearing.     [Read More]

Mar

07

2019

March 07, 2019

Senator Vogel asked Secretary Dennis Davin about the economic impact of the Shell cracker plant and workforce development during the DCED budget hearing.     [Read More]

Mar

07

2019

March 07, 2019

During the budget hearing for the Gaming Control Board, Senator Vogel asked for an update on the status of the Big Beaver mini-casino application, and discussed regulations for video gaming at truck stops and gaming’s impact on horse racing.     [Read More]