News Releases

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]

Oct

22

2019

October 22, 2019

As lawmakers weigh potential changes intended to strengthen Pennsylvania’s election system, the Senate approved a measure today that would remove an antiquated ballot requirement that increases costs to local taxpayers.   [Read More]

Sep

25

2019

September 25, 2019

Pediatric cancer doctors, patient advocates and other experts testified about the need to provide new resources for childhood cancer research during a Senate Finance Committee hearing today.   [Read More]

Sep

24

2019

September 24, 2019

The Pennsylvania State Senate unanimously supported a resolution from state Senators Pat Browne (R-Lehigh), Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) designating September 23-29 as “Safe2Say Something Week” in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Sep

23

2019

September 23, 2019

The Senate Finance Committee will gather expert testimony on Wednesday regarding a bill introduced by Senator Scott Martin (R-13) to create a tax credit program to support pediatric cancer research.   [Read More]

Sep

20

2019

September 20, 2019

Senators Scott Martin (R-13) issued the following statement today regarding the protest at his district office this morning:   [Read More]

Sep

18

2019

September 18, 2019

Following recent news that Senator Michael Folmer of Lebanon County has resigned from the Pennsylvania Senate after being arrested and charged with possession of child pornography, both Lancaster County Senators issued the following joint statement:   [Read More]