News Releases

Feb

23

2021

February 23, 2021

Pennsylvania’s farmland preservation efforts could take a critical step forward under legislation approved by the Senate today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13). Listen   [Read More]

Feb

13

2021

February 13, 2021

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) was reappointed recently by Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) to continue serving as a member of Board of Governors for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).   [Read More]

Feb

11

2021

February 11, 2021

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) has been reappointed to serve on Pennsylvania’s delegation to the Chesapeake Bay Commission for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.   [Read More]

Feb

09

2021

February 09, 2021

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) updated lawmakers today on their progress toward redesigning the system to grow enrollment, serve new populations and better meet the needs of students and employers, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Feb

05

2021

February 05, 2021

Three bills that would provide uniformity and consistency to the process of filling county district attorney vacancies earned Senate approval today, according to the bills’ sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Feb

05

2021

February 05, 2021

The House of Representatives approved a Senate-proposed amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution today that could improve the way that state government responds to emergencies by adding accountability and controls to future disaster declarations, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13), who sponsored the bill.   [Read More]

Feb

04

2021

February 04, 2021

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) urged the Department of Health today to use local vaccine distribution planning efforts like Lancaster County’s planned model and take a more locally-coordinated and efficient approach to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to more Pennsylvanians.   [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

 

Lancaster County Senators Ryan P. Aument (R-36) and Scott Martin (R-13) raised serious concerns today about the massive tax hikes and unsustainable new government spending included in Governor Tom Wolf’s 2021-22 budget proposal. Listen   [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

HARRISBURG – Lancaster County Senators Ryan P. Aument (R-36) and Scott Martin (R-13) raised serious concerns today about the massive tax hikes and unsustainable new government spending included in Governor Tom Wolf’s 2021-22 budget proposal. Governor Wolf’s $40.2 billion proposal would boost state spending by a whopping a $3.1 billion (8.2 percent) over the current […]   [Read More]

Jan

30

2021

January 30, 2021

After being named Chair of the Senate Education Committee earlier this month, Senator Scott Martin (R-13) announced today that a former Lancaster County teacher and well-respected Senate staff member will serve as Executive Director of the committee in the upcoming session.   [Read More]

Jan

28

2021

January 28, 2021

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) was reappointed today to serve on the Pennsylvania Athletic Oversight Committee, which he chaired in 2020.   [Read More]

Jan

27

2021

January 27, 2021

The Senate today approved a comprehensive $912 million relief measure to help restaurants, schools, employers, and tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13), who supported the bill.   [Read More]