News Releases

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]

Jun

30

2020

June 30, 2020

Local employers and employees detailed the serious damage caused by Governor Wolf’s COVID-19 business shutdown orders during a workshop discussion of the Senate Majority Policy Committee today. The meeting was held at the request of Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster).   [Read More]

Jun

26

2020

June 26, 2020

At the request of Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will host a workshop discussion with southcentral Pennsylvania employees and employers about the best ways to rebuild the economy following the Governor’s COVID-19 shutdown.    [Read More]