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Oct

27

2021

October 27, 2021

The ongoing effort to halt the closure of the Polk State Center and White Haven State Center advanced today with Senate committee passage of legislation sponsored by Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21), Senator John Yudichak (I-14), Senator Michele Brooks (R-50) and Senator Lisa Baker (R-20).   [Read More]

Oct

26

2021

October 26, 2021

 

Legislation introduced by Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) and Senator Marty Flynn (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) in honor of a fallen Scranton police officer, John Wilding, received bipartisan support today, after being amended on the Senate floor and receiving a vote of 36-14 on final passage.   [Read More]

Oct

26

2021

October 26, 2021

Legislation introduced by Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) and Senator Marty Flynn (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) in honor of a fallen Scranton police officer, John Wilding, received bipartisan support today, after being amended on the Senate floor and receiving a vote of 36-14 on final passage.   [Read More]

Oct

25

2021

October 25, 2021

Oct

22

2021

October 22, 2021

In this Update: Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Comprehensive Probation Reform Calling for the Protection of Banking Privacy Working to Limit Influence of Lobbyists, Political Consultants Senate Passes Bill to Allow for First-time Homebuyers Savings Accounts Addressing Teacher Shortage by Improving Certification Process Legislation Honoring Scranton Police Officer John Wilding Passes Senate Judiciary Committee Ways to […]   [Read More]

Oct

19

2021

October 19, 2021

 

The Senate Judiciary Committee took action today to unanimously advance comprehensive probation reform intended to reduce the amount of time and resources devoted to probationers and help them fully and safely reintegrate into society, according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) who chairs the panel.   [Read More]

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