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Jul

07

2021

July 07, 2021

New Castle will receive a $201,600 state grant to improve traffic safety under Pennsylvania’s “Green Light-Go” program, according to Senator Elder Vogel.   [Read More]

Jul

01

2021

July 01, 2021

 

Senator Elder Vogel’s measure updating “sell by” and “best by” date labeling for pasteurized milk was signed into law on Wednesday (June 30). Senate Bill 434, now Act 62 of 2021, goes into effect in 30 days.   Listen   [Read More]

Jun

25

2021

June 25, 2021

The Senate today (June 25) approved a $40.8 billion General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22 that maintains state funding for agricultural programs and services, supports Pennsylvania’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, and provides a financial safety net for the future, according to Senator Elder Vogel.   [Read More]

Jun

24

2021

June 24, 2021

Parents would have the option to allow their children to repeat a grade level due to learning disruptions caused by COVID-19 under a bill approved by the Senate and sent to the governor today, according to Senator Elder Vogel.   [Read More]

Jun

24

2021

June 24, 2021

 

he Senate today approved legislation that would create a statewide standard allowing farmers to host Agritourism or Agritainment activities, according to Senator Elder Vogel, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee.   [Read More]

Jun

24

2021

June 24, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee today (June 24) recommended Senate confirmation of the reappointment of Robert N. Barley to the Milk Marketing Board, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel.   [Read More]

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