News Releases

Nov

05

2018

November 05, 2018

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) and the American Legion will be holding a Veterans Assistance Day on November 13 at the senator’s Tannersville district office. This service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month.   [Read More]

Oct

30

2018

October 30, 2018

Eleven area school districts were awarded state grants today to help improve student safety through a new program supported by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40).   [Read More]

Oct

22

2018

October 22, 2018

Legislation sponsored by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) to fund spinal cord disability research in Pennsylvania has been approved by the House of Representatives and will be sent to the governor for enactment into law. The Senate passed the measure in September.   [Read More]

Oct

19

2018

October 19, 2018

The Senate approved legislation Tuesday championed by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) to close a loophole in the collection of the state sales tax from online travel companies (OTC’s).   [Read More]

Sep

27

2018

September 27, 2018

Legislation sponsored by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) to fund spinal cord disability research in Pennsylvania was approved by the Senate this week.   [Read More]

Sep

18

2018

September 18, 2018

State Senator Mario Scavello announced today the award of state grants to area municipalities providing for municipal infrastructure and recreation projects.   [Read More]

Sep

12

2018

September 12, 2018

State Senator Mario Scavello will host the Get Outdoors PA Festival with Stroud Region Open Space & Recreation Commission (SROSRC) on Saturday, September 15 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Brodhead Creek Park (North 5th Street, Stroud Township). This is a free event with activities for the whole family.   [Read More]

Jul

11

2018

July 11, 2018

State Senator Mario Scavello will host his Annual Senior Expo on Monday, July 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Pocono Mountain’s Swiftwater Elementary Center (135 Academic Drive, Swiftwater, PA).   [Read More]

Jun

27

2018

June 27, 2018

Clean fill and regulated fill standards will be studied at an upcoming public hearing hosted by the Senate Majority Policy Committee on Monday, July 9, according to Chairman David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).   [Read More]

Jun

25

2018

June 25, 2018

State Senator Mario Scavello will host an upcoming public hearing with the Senate Majority Policy Committee to discuss the Commonwealth’s clean fill and regulated fill standards.   [Read More]

Jun

25

2018

June 25, 2018

Legislation sponsored by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) to reduce littering across Pennsylvania by requiring offenders to pick up trash received final legislative approval and will be sent to the Governor for enactment.    [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

The state Senate today approved a fiscally responsible budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 that holds the line on spending, increases funding for education and school safety initiatives, and includes no new taxes, according to Senator Scavello, who supported the measure.   [Read More]