News Releases

Aug

11

2021

August 11, 2021

Pennsylvania has been blessed with over 85,000 miles of rivers and streams – the highest density of any state in the continental United States.   [Read More]

Aug

06

2021

August 06, 2021

 

As school districts work to finalize plans for opening for the 2021-22 school year, Senator Scott Martin (R-13) today questioned Wolf Administration officials during a Senate Education Committee hearing about the COVID-19 policies being implemented in schools.   [Read More]

Jul

28

2021

July 28, 2021

Chaired by State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon), the Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee held a hearing today at the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce on the Economic Impact of the Workforce Shortage.   [Read More]

Jul

21

2021

July 21, 2021

 

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) updated lawmakers earlier this week on their progress toward the integration of six universities as a part of their System Redesign plan.     [Read More]

Jul

14

2021

July 14, 2021

In order to maintain the affordability and quality of higher education in the Commonwealth, State Senator Scott Martin (R-13) today joined the entire Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors in voting to integrate six of the fourteen state system campuses.   [Read More]

Jul

10

2021

July 10, 2021

 

Name, Image, Likeness – Press Event | Monday, July 12, 2021 from 11:00am – 12:00pm |   [Read More]

Jun

28

2021

June 28, 2021

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) today called on state Senate leadership to immediately call the Senate into session and concur on House Bill 1154 before June 30th when Senate rules that allow legislative voting by Zoom expire.   [Read More]

Jun

25

2021

June 25, 2021

 

A plan to expand cancer research funding was approved as part of the Pennsylvania 2021-22 state budget, according to PA Senator Scott Martin (R-13), who championed the legislation alongside many children battling cancer, their families, parents who lost their beloved angels and other advocates.    [Read More]

Jun

25

2021

June 25, 2021

The state Senate today voted to establish rules on how college athletes may be compensated for the use of their name, image or likeness.   [Read More]

Jun

09

2021

June 09, 2021

 

In honoring the 2020-21 Pennsylvania state Champion Girls Wrestlers, Senator Scott Martin (R-13) and Rep. Ann Flood (R-138) highlighted the growth of girls wrestling in Pennsylvania and the movement of making it a PIAA-sanctioned sport.   [Read More]

Jun

08

2021

June 08, 2021

 

Pennsylvania Senator Scott Martin (R-13) was joined by Pennsylvania Rep. Ann Flood (R-138) Olympic Gold Medal winner and World Champion Wrestler Bruce Baumgartner, supporters of girls wrestling and the State & National Champions at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 9, to highlight the growth of girls wrestling in Pennsylvania and the movement of making it a PIAA sanctioned sport.   [Read More]

Jun

07

2021

June 07, 2021

 

Parents would have a stronger role to play in deciding the best educational options for their children under legislation approved by the Senate Education Committee today, according to Chairman Scott Martin (R-13), President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) and Senator John DiSanto (R-15).   [Read More]