News Releases

Sep

13

2018

September 13, 2018

As plans to construct a new emergency management facility continue to develop, $500,000 has been committed to the effort through the Redevelopment Capital Assistance Program, according to Susquehanna County’s state legislative delegation.   [Read More]

Aug

20

2018

August 20, 2018

Rural hospitals are critical to the health, safety and economic viability of residents and communities throughout much of Pennsylvania, but many are struggling to keep the doors open. With more than 30 rural hospitals currently at risk of closure, Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chair Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20) is joining with Rep. Tina Pickett (R-110th) and the state Department of Health (DOH) to offer innovative ways to continue providing quality health care. Listen   [Read More]

Jul

27

2018

July 27, 2018

Attorney General Josh Shapiro today traveled to Northeast Pennsylvania to join a Pennsylvania Senator and Wyoming County coroner who worked to pass a new state law allowing hospice and home health workers to safely dispose of medications left behind following the death of hospice patients.   [Read More]

Jun

21

2018

June 21, 2018

A suggestion by Wyoming County Coroner Tom Kukuchka is about to become the latest state law aimed at counteracting the severe opioid crisis afflicting Pennsylvania communities.   [Read More]

Jun

21

2018

June 21, 2018

Legislation improving elevator safety across the state has been sent to the governor to be signed into law after the House overwhelmingly approved Senate Bill 934 today. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

05

2018

June 05, 2018

Elevator safety improvements are moving forward following unanimous approval of Senate Bill 934, known as “Kristopher’s Law,” by the Senate Labor and Industry Committee.   [Read More]