News Releases

Jul

12

2022

July 12, 2022

The recently approved Pennsylvania budget is a historic win for the state’s waterways and environment.  Pennsylvania lawmakers approved spending $220 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to create a new Clean Streams Fund, much of which will provide financial support to Pennsylvania farmers.  The Fund will also help Pennsylvania gain momentum in meeting its goals for reducing pollution to the Chesapeake Bay.    [Read More]

Jul

08

2022

July 08, 2022

The Pennsylvania Senate confirmed two candidates, Shawn Long and Karen Mansfield, to serve as judges on the Court of Common Pleas, Lancaster County according to Senators Ryan Aument (R-36) and Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Jul

08

2022

July 08, 2022

Legislation establishing the landmark Pennsylvania Clean Streams Fund heads to the governor’s desk this week as part of the 2022-23 budget, Sens. Scott Martin (R-13), Dan Laughlin (R-49) and Gene Yaw (R-23) announced today.   [Read More]

Jul

08

2022

July 08, 2022

The Senate approved a $45.2 billion General Appropriations Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23 that ensures we can meet the needs of Pennsylvanians today without creating multi-billion-dollar budget deficits in the future, according to Sen. Scott Martin (R-13), who voted for the measure.   [Read More]

Jul

07

2022

July 07, 2022

The Senate approved historic public education investments as part of the 2022-23 budget, Sen. Scott Martin (R-13) announced today.   [Read More]

Jun

29

2022

June 29, 2022

Two bills sponsored by Sens. Scott Martin (R-13) and Ryan Aument (R-36) intended to increase transparency and empower parents by addressing discussions of gender identity and sexual orientation in Pennsylvania schools were passed by the Senate earlier today.   [Read More]

Jun

24

2022

June 24, 2022

Sen. Scott Martin (R-13) released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade:   [Read More]

Jun

22

2022

June 22, 2022

The Senate approved legislation today that would give continuing educational credits to dentists who volunteer at free clinics and charity events, said Sen. Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Jun

21

2022

June 21, 2022

 

Two bills sponsored by Sens. Scott Martin (R-13) and Ryan Aument (R-36) intended to address discussions of gender identity and sexual orientation in Pennsylvania schools advanced out of the Senate Education Committee today.   [Read More]

Jun

16

2022

June 16, 2022

Senators Steve Santarsiero (D-10), Scott Martin (R-13) and Amanda Cappelletti (D-17) have introduced legislation to help counties with the collection of household hazardous waste.  Senate Bill 1220 would increase the limit on matching funds that each county may receive from $100,000 to $250,000.    [Read More]

Jun

13

2022

June 13, 2022

Senator Scott Martin (Senatorial District 13) was elected Chair of the Pennsylvania Delegation to the tri-state Chesapeake Bay Commission for the next six months.    [Read More]

Jun

08

2022

June 08, 2022

The bill would protect parents’ rights to decide when, where, and how to discuss issues of gender identity & sexual orientation with their young children  HARRISBURG – Sens. Scott Martin (R-13) and Ryan Aument (R-36) announced their intent today to introduce a bill to address discussions of gender identity and sexual orientation in Pennsylvania schools. […]   [Read More]