News Releases

Sep

21

2021

September 21, 2021

Two bills sponsored by state Senator Scott Martin (R-13) designed to improve Pennsylvania election law were approved today by the Senate State Government Committee.   [Read More]

Sep

20

2021

September 20, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), and the Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Martin (R-13), will hold a joint public hearing on the role of adult education in workforce development on Wednesday, September 22 from 9-11 a.m. in Hearing Room 1, North Office Building, Main Capitol Complex and via Zoom.   [Read More]

Sep

14

2021

September 14, 2021

 

State Senator Scott Martin (R-13) voted today to disapprove a Wolf Administration regulation that imposes a tax on Pennsylvania energy producers by entering the state into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).   [Read More]

Sep

13

2021

September 13, 2021

A proposed constitutional amendment by State Senators Scott Martin (R-13), Kristen Phillips-Hill (R-28), Pat Stefano (R-32) and Judy Ward (R-30) will allow voters to have the final say in how executive branch powers can be exercised without an active emergency declaration.    [Read More]

Sep

02

2021

September 02, 2021

A plan by State Senator Scott Martin (R-13) is designed to prevent an excess use of power by the state Secretary of Health while ensuring the protection of public health.   [Read More]

Aug

31

2021

August 31, 2021

State Senator Scott Martin (R-13), chair of the Senate Education Committee, issued the following statement following the Wolf Administration announcement that masks would be mandatory in school for the foreseeable future:   [Read More]

Aug

12

2021

August 12, 2021

The expenses for state Senator Scott Martin (R-13) will be available to the public online beginning on Sept. 1 under a new reporting system that will make all Senate expenses easily accessible.   [Read More]

Aug

11

2021

August 11, 2021

Pennsylvania has been blessed with over 85,000 miles of rivers and streams – the highest density of any state in the continental United States.   [Read More]

Aug

06

2021

August 06, 2021

 

As school districts work to finalize plans for opening for the 2021-22 school year, Senator Scott Martin (R-13) today questioned Wolf Administration officials during a Senate Education Committee hearing about the COVID-19 policies being implemented in schools.   [Read More]

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]

Jul

21

2021

July 21, 2021

 

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) updated lawmakers earlier this week on their progress toward the integration of six universities as a part of their System Redesign plan.     [Read More]

Jul

14

2021

July 14, 2021

In order to maintain the affordability and quality of higher education in the Commonwealth, State Senator Scott Martin (R-13) today joined the entire Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors in voting to integrate six of the fourteen state system campuses.   [Read More]