News Releases

Apr

19

2021

April 19, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Senate Education Committee Chairman Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) raised concerns today about the Wolf Administration’s plans to make significant changes to the state’s charter school law through the regulatory process instead of working with the General Assembly:   [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

12

2021

April 12, 2021

Education officials and advocates discussed school reforms involving accountability for all schools, school choice, charter schools and other potential changes to benefit students during a Senate Education Committee hearing today, according to Committee Chairman Scott Martin (R-13).   [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]

Apr

06

2021

April 06, 2021

Three Senate Republicans are pushing for increased funding towards clean water initiatives through the most recent federal stimulus payment to the Commonwealth.    [Read More]

Mar

26

2021

March 26, 2021

The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) will host a bipartisan online Advocacy Hour on March 29 beginning at 10 a.m. to highlight the benefits of funding pediatric cancer research and the importance of Pennsylvania leading the way with funding pediatric cancer research.    [Read More]

Mar

24

2021

March 24, 2021

 

The Senate Finance Committee approved a bill today that could generate up to $100 million in private donations over the next decade to support childhood cancer research, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13). Listen   [Read More]

Mar

24

2021

March 24, 2021

Three bills that would provide uniformity and consistency to the process of filling county district attorney vacancies were signed into law on Tuesday, according to the bills’ sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Mar

23

2021

March 23, 2021

 

The Senate State Government Committee approved a resolution today that calls for daylight saving time to made permanent in order to eliminate the twice-yearly time changes, according to the resolution’s sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13). Listen   [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

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

22

2021

March 22, 2021

The House of Representatives sent three bills to the governor’s desk today that would provide uniformity and consistency to the process of filling county district attorney vacancies, according to the bills’ sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]