News Releases

Sep

17

2020

September 17, 2020

WHAT: At the request of Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill, the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion on a limited constitutional convention in Pennsylvania  WHO: Senate Majority Policy Committee Chairman David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) Senate Majority Policy Committee Vice-Chairman Dave Arnold (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York) Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Beaver/Greene/Washington) Senator Michele Brooks (R-Crawford/Erie/Mercer/Warren) Senator Scott Martin […]   [Read More]

Sep

15

2020

September 15, 2020

At the request of Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Beaver/Greene/Washington), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion on the continued economic recovery of Western Pennsylvania as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Governor’s shutdown orders.   [Read More]

Sep

10

2020

September 10, 2020

The State Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would establish a grant program to extend deployment of broadband services in underserved areas of the state, according Senator Mario Scavello (R-40).   [Read More]

Aug

06

2020

August 06, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) has introduced legislation that would provide much needed school property tax relief for senior citizens across the Commonwealth.   [Read More]

Jul

15

2020

July 15, 2020

The membership of Pennsylvania’s appellate courts would reflect the regional diversity of Pennsylvania under a sweeping judicial election reform approved by the Senate today, according to Senator Mario Scavello (R-40).     [Read More]

Jul

10

2020

July 10, 2020

Fire, rescue and EMS companies hampered by lack of fundraising opportunities during the COVID-19 emergency can register now for grants to help cover expenses, Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) announced today.     [Read More]

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) today said the Senate has approved an interim state budget and the allocation of $2.6 billion in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) funding to support individuals, small businesses, organizations and counties impacted by the virus.   [Read More]

May

25

2020

May 25, 2020

May

22

2020

May 22, 2020

State Senators Mario Scavello (R-40) and Lisa Boscola (D-18) today wrote Gov. Tom Wolf requesting a business waiver to permit Martin Guitar of Nazareth, Northampton County, to resume operations if the statewide order keeping manufacturing closed remains in place.   [Read More]

May

14

2020

May 14, 2020

The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) announced today the approvals of Local Share Account (LSA) grant funds for a number of Northampton County projects. State Senator Mario Scavello (R-Northampton/Monroe) joined State Representatives Marcia Hahn, Joe Emrick and Zach Mako in announcing $1,427,358 of approved grants in their combined legislative districts.   [Read More]

May

14

2020

May 14, 2020

The Senate approved a four-bill package Wednesday that would give county governments more discretion over reopening their local economies and provide a way for the reopening of some businesses -- if they can operate in a manner that protects employees and customers, according to Senator Mario Scavello (R-40).   [Read More]

Apr

07

2020

April 07, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) said that the Senate approved emergency measures today to help notaries public and local governments respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency.   [Read More]