News Releases

Jun

26

2021

June 26, 2021

 

The Senate approved a 2021-22 state budget Friday that supports Pennsylvania’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, while providing a financial safety net for the future, according to Senator Mario Scavello (R-40), who voted for measure.   [Read More]

Jun

24

2021

June 24, 2021

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) said parents would have the option to allow their children to repeat a grade level due to learning disruptions caused by COVID-19 under a bill approved by the Senate and sent to the governor today.   [Read More]

Jun

24

2021

June 24, 2021

The Senate approved legislation co-sponsored by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) to allow voters to decide if the Pennsylvania Constitution should be amended to require identification each time a voter casts a ballot.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2021

June 22, 2021

Senate voted today to approve legislation sponsored by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) permitting municipal police in Pennsylvania to use radar for speed enforcement.   [Read More]

Jun

10

2021

June 10, 2021

 

The Senate voted today to end Gov. Tom Wolf’s emergency declaration while ensuring Pennsylvania can take the steps necessary to recover, according to Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) who supported the measures.   [Read More]

Apr

28

2021

April 28, 2021

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) supported legislation passed by the Senate today that could raise more than $100 million in private donations over the next 10 years to support childhood cancer research.   [Read More]

Apr

26

2021

April 26, 2021

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) has once again introduced two measures to provide much needed school property tax relief for Pennsylvania senior citizens.   [Read More]

Apr

14

2021

April 14, 2021

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) chaired a virtual public hearing Tuesday on the economic impact of COVID-19 business closures on tourism and hospitality employers.   [Read More]

Mar

24

2021

March 24, 2021

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) today announced the introduction of legislation to enable community solar projects in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Feb

05

2021

February 05, 2021

A comprehensive $912 million relief package to help restaurants, schools, employers, and tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic received final legislative approval on Friday and was sent to the governor’s desk for enactment into law, according to Senator Mario Scavello (R-40), who strongly supported the bill.   [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

 

Governor Tom Wolf today (February 3) unveiled his proposed $40.2 billion General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22, which includes a massive increase in state spending, a substantial personal income tax rate hike, and elimination of funding for broadband expansion as well as vital agricultural and health programs and services, according to Senator Mario Scavello (R-40), who opposes the plan.   [Read More]

Jan

27

2021

January 27, 2021

The Senate today approved a comprehensive $912 million relief measure to help restaurants, hotels, schools and tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Senator Mario Scavello (R-40).   [Read More]