News Releases

Nov

24

2021

November 24, 2021

Senator Scott Martin (R-13), along with Senators Kristen Phillips-Hill (R-28), Pat Stefano (R-32) and Judy Ward (R-30) recently introduced a constitutional amendment designed to limit overreach from the executive branch after emergency declarations expire.   [Read More]

Nov

18

2021

November 18, 2021

Sen. Scott Martin (R-13) released the following statement after a Commonwealth Court ruling set a Dec. 4 deadline to end the statewide school mask mandate:   [Read More]

Nov

10

2021

November 10, 2021

After the Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam’s school masking order was declared void by the court, Sen. Scott Martin (R-13) released the following statement:   [Read More]

Nov

10

2021

November 10, 2021

Sen. Ryan Aument (R-36) and Sen. Scott Martin (R-13) will be joining representatives from Bethany Christian Services and Little Springs Farm to break ground on an indoor equine therapy facility on Friday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. at Little Springs Farm, 1690 Reading Road, Mohnton.   [Read More]

Nov

08

2021

November 08, 2021

Sen. Scott Martin (R-13), the chair of the Senate Education Committee, and other members of the committee voted to advance a legislative package that would prioritize the role of parents and guardians in the educational process and give them greater control as they advocate for their children.   [Read More]

Nov

05

2021

November 05, 2021

Senator Scott Martin (R-13), the chair of the Senate Education Committee, and other members of the committee will consider bills that would give more educational control to students’ greatest advocates: their parents.   [Read More]

Nov

03

2021

November 03, 2021

To protect and improve educational access for lower income students, Sen. Scott Martin (R-13) introduced two pieces of legislation that would make changes to the Commonwealth’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs.   [Read More]

Oct

26

2021

October 26, 2021

The redesign of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is advancing as integration of six of its universities moves forward, according to state Sen. Scott Martin (R-Lancaster).    [Read More]

Oct

21

2021

October 21, 2021

The state Senate Education Committee today scrutinized the Charter School Regulations proposed by the Wolf Administration, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13) who chairs the committee.    [Read More]

Oct

19

2021

October 19, 2021

The state Senate Education Committee will examine the proposed regulations by the Wolf Administration for charter schools and cyber charter schools during a hearing at 10 a.m. Wednesday, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13) who chairs the committee.   [Read More]

Oct

06

2021

October 06, 2021

State Senator Scott Martin (R-13) called on the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) to stop sending letters to children that threaten to remove them from their homes after being exposed to COVID-19.    [Read More]

Oct

04

2021

October 04, 2021

Recently, the Pennsylvania Senate celebrated “Safe2Say Something Week” by introducing a resolution which commemorates the program that is considered a national model to protect students, teachers, school employees and the community.    [Read More]