News Releases

Apr

09

2019

April 09, 2019

Students who face an extended absence from school due to injury or illness could continue to participate in classroom activities and learning under a bill approved by the Senate today, according to one of the bill’s prime sponsors, Senator Scott Martin (R-13).     [Read More]

Mar

27

2019

March 27, 2019

The Senate Finance Committee approved legislation today that would allow volunteer fire companies to keep more of the money they bring in during fundraisers, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13).     [Read More]

Mar

20

2019

March 20, 2019

HARRISBURG – A measure that would strip taxpayer-funded pensions from public employees who commit job-related felonies received final approval in the Senate, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13) who strongly supports the measure. The Public Employee Pension Forfeiture Act currently requires a public employee to forfeit his or her pension only for certain crimes listed […]   [Read More]

Mar

20

2019

March 20, 2019

In recognition of the incredible accomplishments of individuals living with Down syndrome, Senator Scott Martin (R-13) led passage of a Senate resolution today designating March 21 as World Down Syndrome Day. Listen   [Read More]

Mar

19

2019

March 19, 2019

The Senate Education Committee approved a bill today that would ensure students who face an extended absence from school due to injury or illness could continue to participate in classroom activities and learning, according to one of the bill’s prime sponsors, Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Mar

15

2019

March 15, 2019

Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and Ryan Aument (R-36) introduced two bills today that would improve transparency of the process of negotiating the salaries and benefits of government and school employees.   [Read More]