News Releases

Dec

07

2017

December 07, 2017

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) today hailed the announcement that food manufacturer Terrafina LLC will be relocating its operations from New York City to East Stroudsburg, creating 120 new jobs in Monroe County.   [Read More]

Nov

13

2017

November 13, 2017

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) joined Governor Tom Wolf at a ceremony in Harrisburg today to sign into law his legislation that would promote clean energy by boosting the use of solar energy credits in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Nov

02

2017

November 02, 2017

Legislation drafted by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) to boost the use of solar energy credits in Pennsylvania is now law.   [Read More]

Jul

11

2017

July 11, 2017

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) said today’s Senate passage of a proposed Constitutional amendment was a historic vote and moves the Commonwealth one step closer to eliminating residential school property taxes through homestead exclusion authority.   [Read More]

Jun

26

2017

June 26, 2017

State Senator Mario Scavello will host his Annual Senior Expo on Monday, July 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pocono Mountain Swiftwater Elementary Center (135 Academic Drive, Swiftwater, PA 18370).   [Read More]

May

31

2017

May 31, 2017

Four local organizations represented in the 40th Senate District have been awarded state grants by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), according to Senator Mario Scavello (R-40), who said the funding will enable the facilities to provide valuable resources and services to area residents.   [Read More]

May

30

2017

May 30, 2017

The Senate Finance Committee recently moved legislation sponsored by Sen. John Rafferty (R-44) and Sen. Mario Scavello (R-40) to exempt nationally recognized veterans’ organizations from the Realty Transfer Tax.   [Read More]

May

08

2017

May 08, 2017

State Senators Mario Scavello and Lisa Boscola will host the Second Annual Northampton County Fireman’s Memorial Service on Saturday, May 13 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Dryland United Church of Christ (4415 Newburg Road, Nazareth). This event is open to the public.   [Read More]

Apr

24

2017

April 24, 2017

Senator Scavello honors Pocono Raceway for its economic impact in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on Motor Sports Day at the State Capitol in Harrisburg.     [Read More]

Mar

21

2017

March 21, 2017

Legislation sponsored by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) to allow Pennsylvanians to engage in falconry on Sundays was approved by the Senate this week.   [Read More]

Mar

06

2017

March 06, 2017

State Senator Mario Scavello will continue his Healthy Living Series in partnership with Lehigh Valley Health Network to offer a free A1C Diabetes Screening at his Pen Argyl District Office on Tuesday, March 14 from 10 AM to 2 PM (2 N. Robinson Avenue, Pen Argyl).   [Read More]

Feb

23

2017

February 23, 2017

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) has re-introduced legislation to reduce littering across Pennsylvania by increasing fines for the offense.   [Read More]