Jul

28

2021

July 28, 2021

Chaired by State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon), the Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee held a hearing today at the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce on the Economic Impact of the Workforce Shortage. [Read More]

Apr

16

2021

April 16, 2021

The Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Martin (R-13), will continue its series of hearings to study potential K-12 education reforms on Monday, April 19 at 9 a.m. in the Senate Chamber and virtually on Zoom. [Read More]

Apr

08

2021

April 08, 2021

The Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Martin (R-13), will study potential K-12 education reforms during the first of three public hearings on April 12 at 10 a.m. in the Senate Chamber and virtually on Zoom. [Read More]

Mar

23

2021

March 23, 2021

The Senate Education Committee approved legislation today to ensure Pennsylvania schools have additional opportunities to find qualified substitute teachers, according to Committee Chairman and bill sponsor Senator Scott Martin (R-13). [Read More]

Mar

03

2021

March 03, 2021

Pennsylvania must provide opportunities for students to return to in-person instruction in schools to protect the mental health and educational development of young people, according to many testifiers at a Senate hearing today. [Read More]

Mar

01

2021

March 01, 2021

The Senate Education Committee and the Senate Health and Human Services Committee will hold a joint public hearing on Wednesday, March 3 at 10 a.m. to explore the many challenges schools have been forced to confront during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Committee Chairs Senator Scott Martin (R-13) and Michele Brooks (R-50). [Read More]

Feb

09

2021

February 09, 2021

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) updated lawmakers today on their progress toward redesigning the system to grow enrollment, serve new populations and better meet the needs of students and employers, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13). [Read More]

Sep

17

2020

September 17, 2020

WHAT: At the request of Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill, the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion on a limited constitutional convention in Pennsylvania  WHO: Senate Majority Policy Committee Chairman David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) Senate Majority Policy Committee Vice-Chairman Dave Arnold (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York) Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Beaver/Greene/Washington) Senator Michele Brooks (R-Crawford/Erie/Mercer/Warren) Senator Scott Martin […] [Read More]

Jun

30

2020

June 30, 2020

Local employers and employees detailed the serious damage caused by Governor Wolf’s COVID-19 business shutdown orders during a workshop discussion of the Senate Majority Policy Committee today. The meeting was held at the request of Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster). [Read More]

Jun

26

2020

June 26, 2020

At the request of Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will host a workshop discussion with southcentral Pennsylvania employees and employers about the best ways to rebuild the economy following the Governor’s COVID-19 shutdown.  [Read More]