News Releases

Feb

05

2020

February 05, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) said he is deeply concerned with the $36.1 billion state budget announced by Governor Tom Wolf this week.   [Read More]

Feb

03

2020

February 03, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) and the American Legion will be holding Veterans Assistance Days this month at his district offices in Northampton and Monroe counties.   [Read More]

Jan

29

2020

January 29, 2020

Senate Banking and Insurance Committee Chair Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) applauded today’s Senate passage of measures to help cancer patients access potentially lifesaving drugs and require insurers to cover supplemental screenings for women at high risk for breast cancer.   [Read More]

Jan

08

2020

January 08, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) today applauded Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati’s call for a vote by the full Pennsylvania Senate on school property tax reform.   [Read More]

Jan

06

2020

January 06, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) and the American Legion will be holding Veterans Assistance Days this month at his district offices in Northampton and Monroe counties.   [Read More]

Nov

21

2019

November 21, 2019

Legislation sponsored by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) that would increase the legal age for purchasing tobacco products from age 18 to 21 received final Senate approval today and is set to be signed into law.   [Read More]

Sep

03

2019

September 03, 2019

Speaking in front of a packed room at the Monroe County Safety Center, Sally Kozak, Deputy Secretary with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, testified that broadband access is critical for the delivery of high-quality healthcare.   [Read More]

Aug

29

2019

August 29, 2019

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee will hold a public hearing with various stakeholders on the impact of broadband access on healthcare and first responders on September 3   [Read More]

Aug

27

2019

August 27, 2019

As part of an ongoing series of public hearings across the state, the Senate Communications and Technology Committee will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, September 3 to receive testimony on how limited access to high-speed internet is affecting local emergency responders and the medical community.   [Read More]

Aug

05

2019

August 05, 2019

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

Aug

02

2019

August 02, 2019

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) today announced the approval of a $1 million state grant to help pay for the construction of Shared West End Emergency Services Facility in Chestnuthill Township.   [Read More]

Jul

17

2019

July 17, 2019

State Sen. Mario Scavello (R-Northampton/Monroe) and Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-Northampton) are announcing the award of a nearly $321,000 grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) Pipeline Investment Program that will allow natural gas service to be extended to Keystone Cement Company in East Allen Township.   [Read More]