News Releases

Oct

23

2017

October 23, 2017

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Kim Ward (R-39) to provide broader representation of crime victims on the state Victims’ Services Advisory Committee received final legislative approval today and is headed to the Governor for enactment into law.   [Read More]

Sep

13

2017

September 13, 2017

Attached is a letter sent to Governor Tom Wolf today by a group of Senators representing Western Pennsylvania, led by Senator Dan Laughlin of Erie, urging the Administration to aggressively market Western Pennsylvania as a location for Amazon’s proposed second headquarters facility.   [Read More]

May

18

2017

May 18, 2017

The Pennsylvania Senate Manufacturing Caucus held a hearing today at the United States Steel Mon Valley Training Center in Duquesne.   [Read More]

Apr

19

2017

April 19, 2017

SB250: The unemployment compensation bill Senator Ward prime sponsored, passed the full Senate and is headed to the Governor for his signature. The Bill will provide temporary funding to improve UC services to Pennsylvania residents.     [Read More]

Apr

03

2017

April 03, 2017

On Tuesday March 28, the Pennsylvania Senate passed Senate Bill 133, sponsored by PA Senator Kim Ward (R-39th), which repeals the Pennsylvania Real ID Non-Participation Act of 2012 and directs the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to request an extension from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to comply with the provisions of the federal REAL ID Act of 2005.   [Read More]

Feb

09

2017

February 09, 2017