April 9, 2014 – Senator Kim Ward discusses her legislation to implement one of the recommendations made by the Pennsylvania Task Force on Child Protection clarifying who is a mandated reporter of suspected child abuse in Pennsylvania.  Senate Bill 21 received final legislative approval and was sent to the governor for enactment.

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Ward Mandated Reporter Bill Readied for Governor’s Signature; Passes Senate Unanimously

April 9, 2014

State Senator Kim Ward (R-39) applauded the General Assembly today for the unanimous passage of her legislation, Senate Bill 21, which clarifies who is a mandated reporter under the PA Child Protective Services (CPS) law and when and how they are required to report suspected child abuse.[...Read More]

(DCED) Budget (FY 2014-2015) Initiatives

March 27, 2014

Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee Public Hearing - April 8, 2014[...Read More]

Ward Announces Legislation to Help Prevent Overdose Deaths

February 18, 2014

State Senator Kim Ward (R-39) is introducing legislation that would allow non-health care providers to administer Naloxone (Narcan) to prevent deaths caused by opioid or heroin overdoses.[...Read More]