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

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]

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 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]

Jan

30

2019

January 30, 2019

The Rochester Area Joint Sewer Authority (JSA) was today (January 30) awarded $37 million in financing from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) for major upgrades to its system, according to Senator Elder Vogel (R-47).   [Read More]

Jan

25

2019

January 25, 2019

Senator Elder Vogel will serve on five Senate Committees in addition to his chairmanship of the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.   [Read More]