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Budget Hearing Q&A: Public Utility Commission

February 19, 2019
Senator Scavello asked PUC commissioners about the collection and dispersal of natural gas impact fees, as well as the installation of utility “smart meters.”     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Independent Fiscal Office

February 19, 2019
Senator Scavello asked Independent Fiscal Office Director Matthew Knittel about the impact of a minimum wage increase on first-time job holders, including high school and college students.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Revenue/Lottery

February 19, 2019
Senator Scavello asks Revenue Secretary Hassell about the impact of the state’s lottery vendor for printing services missing certain deadlines.     [Read More]

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Scavello Responds to Governor’s FY 2019-20 Budget Request

February 05, 2019
Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) said he will join fellow members of the Senate Appropriations Committee in reviewing the $34.1 billion state budget proposed today by Gov. Tom Wolf.   [Read More]

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Scavello Introduces Bill to Implement Property Tax Elimination Chosen by Voters

April 23, 2018
Standing with taxpayers from across Pennsylvania, Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) today announced legislation to eliminate residential school property taxes through the state’s existing homestead exclusion program.   [Read More]

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State Senate Approves Bipartisan Crime Victims Package

March 21, 2018
The State Senate today approved a package of bills strengthening protections for victims of crime and ensuring that victims and their families are treated with respect and dignity by the criminal justice system.     [Read More]

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Response to Governor’s Budget Address

February 06, 2018
Senator Mario Scavello offers remarks following the Governor’s budget address.     [Read More]

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Public hearing on SB 721 (Tourism Promotion Fund)

January 26, 2018
Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee - January 30, 2018 East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A     [Read More]

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Scavello Applauds Animal Protection Bill Signing

June 28, 2017
Senator Mario Scavello offers remarks at the bill signing for House Bill 1238. The new law, now known as Act 10 of 2017, updates and clarifies the existing animal abuse statute and increasing the penalties for abusing any animal.     [Read More]

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Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance (PREP) Programs and Partners

June 16, 2017
Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee - June 20, 2017     [Read More]