News Releases

Jun

24

2017

June 24, 2017

Jun

21

2017

June 21, 2017

Legislation implementing opioid prescribing guidelines developed by Governor Wolf’s Safe and Effective Prescribing Practices Task Force was unanimously supported today by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), prime sponsor of the bill. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

21

2017

June 21, 2017

The Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) and Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) to establish quality standards for addiction recovery houses in Pennsylvania.     [Read More]

Jun

19

2017

June 19, 2017

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee - June 19, 2017   [Read More]

Jun

15

2017

June 15, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has notified PennDOT that Pennsylvania has been granted a REAL ID enforcement extension through October 10, 2017, which means that Pennsylvania residents will not face access issues when entering federal facilities through that date.   [Read More]

Jun

14

2017

June 14, 2017

In the midst of tough budget deliberations, the Senate State Government Committee briefly shifted focus to student-led efforts to name the Hellbender as the State Amphibian.     [Read More]