News Releases

May

24

2022

May 24, 2022

The Senate Education Committee approved legislation today that closes a scoring loophole for the Keystone Exams, Chairman Scott Martin (R-13) said.   [Read More]

Apr

13

2022

April 13, 2022

The Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee approved two bills today authored by Sen. Scott Martin (R-13) that expand career training opportunities for cosmetology and barber students.   [Read More]

Apr

13

2022

April 13, 2022

The Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee today approved legislation authored by Senator Martin (R-13) that would give educational credits to dentists who volunteer at free clinics and charity events.   [Read More]

Apr

12

2022

April 12, 2022

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee approved two bills today that would prevent waste, fraud and abuse in the state’s public assistance programs, said Sen. Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Apr

06

2022

April 06, 2022

The Senate State Government Committee approved a constitutional amendment today designed to limit the use of emergency powers by the executive branch outside of the emergency declaration process said Sen. Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Mar

15

2022

March 15, 2022

 

Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed charter school regulatory reforms circumvent the legislative process and could trigger unintended consequences, Sen. Scott Martin (R-13) said today.   [Read More]

Feb

08

2022

February 08, 2022

 

In an address to the General Assembly, Gov. Tom Wolf proposed a $45.7 billion 2022-23 state budget that would increase General Fund spending by $4.5 billion, Sen. Scott Martin (R-13) said today.   [Read More]

Jan

19

2022

January 19, 2022

The Senate Education Committee approved legislation Wednesday that will expand school choice for thousands of students across Pennsylvania, said Chairman Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Jan

11

2022

January 11, 2022

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) has been selected as a member of the tri-state Chesapeake Bay Commission’s Executive Committee for 2022.    [Read More]

Dec

14

2021

December 14, 2021

Sen. Scott Martin (R-13) applauded today’s passage of two bills he prime sponsored that continues to prioritize the role of parents and families and give more flexibility to students pursuing college degrees without incurring unnecessary debt.   [Read More]

Dec

10

2021

December 10, 2021

Senate Education Committee Chairman Scott Martin (R-13) applauded the Supreme Court’s decision today to overturn Pennsylvania’s unconstitutional school mask mandate.   [Read More]

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]