News Releases

Jan

22

2021

January 22, 2021

The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee approved a proposed amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution today to bolster the state’s efforts to respond to emergencies by limiting the length of future disaster declarations, according to prime sponsors Senators John DiSanto and (R-15) and Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Jan

15

2021

January 15, 2021

n addition to serving as Chair of the Senate Education Committee, Senator Scott Martin (R-13) has been appointed to serve on several other key panels that will consider bills of interest to local communities.   [Read More]

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) was appointed today to serve as Chair of the Senate Education Committee for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.   [Read More]

Jan

08

2021

January 08, 2021

The events that took place on in the Pennsylvania Senate Chamber on Tuesday, January 5, 2020, were set in motion two months ago by the failure of the Allegheny Board of Elections to follow the law and the refusal of the Secretary of State to properly execute the law.   [Read More]

Jan

07

2021

January 07, 2021

I keep hearing that the vaccine is available in phases, but what does that mean?   [Read More]

Jan

05

2021

January 05, 2021

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) took the oath of office today to begin serving his second term representing southern Lancaster County communities in the Senate of Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Nov

20

2020

November 20, 2020

The Senate today gave final approval to a supplemental spending bill — completing the state budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 — and sent the measure to the Governor’s desk, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Nov

19

2020

November 19, 2020

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) released the following statement today in response to the Department of Health’s new masking mandates and local concerns about how they apply to athletes while they are engaged in competing:   [Read More]

Nov

06

2020

November 06, 2020

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) issued the following statement today regarding issues and concerns that have been raised regarding the 2020 election:   [Read More]

Nov

04

2020

November 04, 2020

Legislation that would protect young victims of sexual assault against the possibility of having to attend school with their attackers was signed into law on Tuesday, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Nov

04

2020

November 04, 2020

Critical members of volunteer fire companies, ambulance corps and rescue squads who are injured in the line of duty will qualify for workers’ compensation coverage under a bill signed into law on Tuesday, according to the bill’s sponsors, Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-28).   [Read More]

Nov

02

2020

November 02, 2020

Local schools can apply soon to receive additional grant funding to protect the health and safety of students, teachers and school employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]