News Releases

Aug

14

2020

August 14, 2020

The Pennsylvania Athletic Oversight Committee will meet next week to discuss the plans by the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA), school superintendents, coaches, and athletic directors to resume school sports safely this fall, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Aug

06

2020

August 06, 2020

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) issued the following statement today in response to Governor Wolf’s recommendation that school sporting events should not take place until after January 1:   [Read More]

Jul

30

2020

July 30, 2020

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) today called on Governor Tom Wolf and Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine to develop guidelines on allowing spectators to attend fall sports activities, including at a minimum, parents of athletes.   [Read More]

Jul

23

2020

July 23, 2020

A new law authored by Senator Scott Martin (R-13) could help more local taxpayers benefit from school property tax discounts and extended payment deadlines. Listen   [Read More]

Jul

15

2020

July 15, 2020

State Senator Scott Martin (R-13) said the state Senate today approved a proposed constitutional amendment today that would limit the length of future emergency disaster declarations unless an extension is approved by the General Assembly, moving the measure one step closer to a voter referendum.   [Read More]

Jul

15

2020

July 15, 2020

Lancaster County Senators Ryan P. Aument (R-36) and Scott Martin (R-13) issued the following statement today regarding Governor Wolf’s announcement of new restrictions on bars and restaurants statewide:   [Read More]

Jul

14

2020

July 14, 2020

The House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill today sponsored by Senator Scott Martin (R-13) that would help more local taxpayers benefit from school property tax discounts and extended payment deadlines.   Listen   [Read More]

Jul

02

2020

July 02, 2020

A package of broad reforms to protect the future of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) was signed into law today, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Jul

01

2020

July 01, 2020

Lancaster County Senators Ryan P. Aument (R-36) and Scott Martin (R-13) issued the following statement today regarding the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s partisan ruling against a bipartisan resolution to end Governor Wolf’s COVID-19 emergency declaration:   [Read More]

Jul

01

2020

July 01, 2020

Several bills moved forward in the state Senate recently to protect Pennsylvania firefighters, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13), who supported the bills.   [Read More]

Jul

01

2020

July 01, 2020

The Pennsylvania Senate today continued its work to improve police training and reduce deadly force incidents, approving a second round of reform legislation, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Jul

01

2020

July 01, 2020

A bill to protect children in state-regulated daycare facilities received final legislative approval on Tuesday and was sent to the governor for enactment into law, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]