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Vehicle Emissions Testing Reform Bills Approved by Senate Transportation Committee

June 12, 2019
A package of bills was approved today by the Senate Transportation Committee, chaired by Senator Kim Ward (R-39), reforming Pennsylvania’s vehicle emissions testing program, also referred to as the Vehicle Emissions Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) program.   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 607, SB 742, SB 743, SB 744, SB 745 , SB 746, SB 748, HB 65, HB 1065

June 10, 2019
Senate Transportation Committee | June 12, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461 |     [Read More]

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Transportation Committee to Hold Hearing on Exempting Eligible Counties from Vehicle Emissions Testing

May 06, 2019
The Senate Transportation Committee will hold a public hearing May 10 in Latrobe on exempting eligible counties from vehicle emissions testing, committee Chair Senator Kim Ward (R-39) and committee member Senator Wayne Langerholc (R-35) announced today.     [Read More]

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Hearing to consider Exempting Eligible Counties from Vehicle Emissions Testing

May 03, 2019
Senate Transportation Committee | May 10, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. | SpringHill Suites, 115 Arnold Palmer Drive, Latrobe, PA |     [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 131, HB 384, and the nomination hearing for PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards.

April 05, 2019
Senate Transportation Committee | April 10, 2019 | 8 E-A East Wing |     [Read More]

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Senate Transportation Chair Ward to Spearhead Action on Transportation Risks

March 20, 2019
Senate Transportation Committee Chair Kim Ward (R-39) said today she will spearhead an effort to confront the major challenges facing Pennsylvania’s transportation system.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Labor & Industry

February 25, 2019
Senator Ward discussed programs and outreach to help lower-earning employees gain the skills they need to earn higher wages during the Department of Labor & Industry budget hearing.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Revenue/Lottery

February 19, 2019
Senator Ward questions Revenue Secretary Hassell about public confidence in the lottery system and the “revolving door” relationship between it and its vendors.     [Read More]

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Response to Governor’s Budget Address

February 05, 2019
Senator Kim Ward offers remarks following the Governor’s budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly.     [Read More]

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Passage of 2018-2019 State Budget

June 22, 2018
Senator Kim Ward comments on Senate approval of House Bill 2121, 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.   [Read More]