News Releases

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]

May

30

2018

May 30, 2018

Today State Senator Mario Scavello joined Chris Barrett, CEO of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB), and Monroe County Commissioner Charlie Garris to announce a new litter initiative in the Pocono Mountains.   [Read More]

May

24

2018

May 24, 2018

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) was honored Wednesday by the Solar Unified Network of Western Pennsylvania (SUNWPA) and the PA Chapter of Mid-Atlantic Solar Energy Industries Association (PASEIA) for his efforts to boost the use of clean energy in the Commonwealth.   [Read More]

Apr

23

2018

April 23, 2018

Standing with taxpayers from across Pennsylvania, Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) today announced legislation to eliminate residential school property taxes through the state’s existing homestead exclusion program.   [Read More]

Mar

14

2018

March 14, 2018

Legislation sponsored by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) to allow the use of a leashed tracking dog to track big game which has been legally harvested or wounded was approved by the House of Representatives and is headed to the Governor for enactment.   [Read More]

Feb

06

2018

February 06, 2018

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) responded to Governor Wolf’s FY 2018-19 budget address, saying he looks forward to carefully studying the $33.2 billion proposal as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee over the next few weeks.   [Read More]