News Releases

Oct

26

2020

October 26, 2020

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recently honored Senator Scott Martin (R-13) as Legislator of the Year for his work to ensure young people facing long-term illness and injury can continue their studies.   [Read More]

Oct

21

2020

October 21, 2020

Critical members of volunteer fire companies, ambulance corps and rescue squads who are injured in the line of duty would qualify for workers’ compensation coverage under a bill approved by the Senate today and sent to the governor, according to the bill’s sponsors, Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-28).    [Read More]

Oct

21

2020

October 21, 2020

Legislation that would protect young victims of sexual assault against the possibility of having to attend school with their attackers received final legislative approval today and was sent to the governor’s desk to be signed into law, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Oct

20

2020

October 20, 2020

The Senate approved a comprehensive package of bipartisan reforms today to improve the delivery of fire and EMS services throughout the state, according to Senator Martin, who supported the legislation.   [Read More]

Oct

06

2020

October 06, 2020

The state Senate approved two measures this week to boost the availability of health care services and coverage throughout Pennsylvania, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13), who supported the bills.   [Read More]

Oct

06

2020

October 06, 2020

The Senate unanimously approved a bill today that would strengthen penalties for child pornography and create a new task force to help prevent children from being victimized by this heinous crime, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13), who supported the bill.   [Read More]

Sep

23

2020

September 23, 2020

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) announced today that he will introduce a bill to distribute up to $5 million in federal funds to provide hazard pay to emergency medical services (EMS) personnel.   [Read More]

Sep

21

2020

September 21, 2020

The Senate unanimously approved a bill today that would boost Pennsylvania’s farmland preservation efforts by allowing land trusts to be eligible for the program, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Sep

17

2020

September 17, 2020

Building on the strong bipartisan support for legislation allowing school sports to resume, Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) will introduce a bill soon that will ensure other indoor and outdoor recreational sports and activities can continue safely.   [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]

Sep

16

2020

September 16, 2020

Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and Pat Stefano (R-32) announced plans to distribute up to $500 million to Pennsylvania restaurants, bars, and businesses in the tourism and hospitality industries that are suffering due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   [Read More]

Sep

14

2020

September 14, 2020

Senators Ryan Aument (R-36) and Scott Martin (R-13) issued the following statement today regarding protests and violence in response to an officer-involved shooting in Lancaster County over the weekend:   [Read More]