News Releases

Nov

20

2019

November 20, 2019

The Senate approved a comprehensive package of bills today to support survivors of sexual abuse, including legislation to reform the statute of limitations to give survivors more time to come forward, according to Senators Ryan Aument (R-36) and Scott Martin (R-13), who both supported the bills. Aument Audio Martin Audio   [Read More]

Nov

20

2019

November 20, 2019

A bill that would prohibit the practice of selectively aborting babies based solely on a diagnosis of Down syndrome earned Senate approval today, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13), who supported the bill.     [Read More]

Nov

19

2019

November 19, 2019

VIDEO: Senator Scott Martin speaks in support of Senate Bill 74, legislation that will allow companies to apply to the Department of Revenue for a tax credit which they may utilize for that taxable year after making an eligible donation to a Pennsylvania pediatric cancer research hospital. Listen   [Read More]

Nov

18

2019

November 18, 2019

The Senate State Government Committee approved two bills today sponsored by Senator Scott Martin (R-13), including measures strengthening provisions in Pennsylvania’s election laws pertaining to write-in candidates, and addressing the confusing and counterproductive time changes resulting from Daylight Saving Time.   [Read More]

Oct

31

2019

October 31, 2019

As Pennsylvanians prepare to set their clocks back on Saturday night as Daylight Saving Time ends, Senator Scott Martin (R-13) is continuing to push for an end to the twice-yearly time changes, once and for all.   [Read More]

Oct

30

2019

October 30, 2019

The Senate approved a bill today sponsored by Senator Scott Martin (R-13) that would reauthorize a key agency that supports affordable and accessible health care for all Pennsylvanians.   [Read More]

Oct

29

2019

October 29, 2019

The State Senate today approved legislation that will bring the most comprehensive changes to Pennsylvania’s election laws in more than eight decades, according to Senators Ryan Aument (R-36) and Scott Martin (R-13), who said that the modernizations will make it easier for all residents to take part in the election process.   [Read More]

Oct

29

2019

October 29, 2019

A proposal that would provide new protections for young victims of sexual assault earned the endorsement of a key panel in the Senate today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13). Listen   [Read More]

Oct

29

2019

October 29, 2019

The State Senate has approved legislation that would allow Pennsylvanians to transfer digital assets and property in the same manner as tangible property, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Oct

28

2019

October 28, 2019

The Senate approved a bill on Tuesday to strengthen the review process for government regulations and provide for better oversight by lawmakers, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13), who supported the bill.   [Read More]

Oct

23

2019

October 23, 2019

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).   [Read More]

Oct

23

2019

October 23, 2019

The state Senate today passed legislation that would end child marriage in Pennsylvania, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13), who supported the measure.   [Read More]