Apr

11

2017

April 11, 2017

The Senate will hold the second in a series of public hearings looking into the Wolf Administration’s proposal to consolidate the departments of Human Services, Health, Aging, and Drug and Alcohol Programs. [Read More]

Mar

27

2017

March 27, 2017

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** - The Senate will hold the first of a series of public hearings looking into the Wolf Administration’s proposal to consolidate the departments of Human Services, Health, Aging, and Drug and Alcohol Programs. This is a major element of the proposed state budget, and will affect countless agencies and individuals across Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Aug

04

2015

August 04, 2015

Today, the Senate Labor and Industry Committee held a public hearing to examine recent changes to unemployment compensation eligibility and potential negative impacts to seasonal workers. [Read More]

May

12

2015

May 12, 2015

The Senate today unanimously adopted Sen. Lisa Baker’s resolution marking the 100th anniversary of the adoption of Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation Law. [Read More]

May

04

2015

May 04, 2015

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee will hold a public hearing on at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 5 in Hearing Room 1 of the North Office Building in Harrisburg to hear testimony on the impacts of increasing the minimum wage, according to Committee Chair Senator Lisa Baker (R-20). [Read More]

Apr

07

2014

April 07, 2014

The Senate State Government Committee approved legislation today that would ban cash gifts to legislators and public officials, according to Committee Chairman Sen. Lloyd Smucker (R-13). [Read More]

Mar

17

2014

March 17, 2014

VAEP Committee Special Report – The Challenges Facing Firefighters Today (PDF) [Read More]

Oct

23

2013

October 23, 2013

The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, led by Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20), and the Senate Majority Policy Committee, led by Sen. Ted Erickson (R-26), will examine firefighter recruitment, retention, training and funding issues at a joint public hearing on Friday, Oct. 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon at the Adams County Emergency Services Facility, 230 Greenamyer Lane, in Gettysburg. [Read More]

Sep

24

2013

September 24, 2013

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), approved a series of bills to provide sweeping improvements to Pennsylvania's child protection laws. [Read More]