News Releases

Jun

12

2019

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]

Jun

11

2019

June 11, 2019

Legislation sponsored by Senator Kim Ward (R-39) designating a portion of Route 30 in Westmoreland County as the J. Edward "Hutch" Hutchinson Memorial Bypass received final legislative approval and will be signed into law by the governor.   [Read More]

May

30

2019

May 30, 2019

A group of Senate Republicans, led by Senator Kim Ward (R-39), announced a package of bills today to reform Pennsylvania’s vehicle emissions testing program, also referred to as the Vehicle Emissions Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) Program.   [Read More]

May

06

2019

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]

Apr

29

2019

April 29, 2019

Senate Transportation Committee Chair Kim Ward (R-39) today applauded the approval of rail infrastructure improvement grants to benefit Westmoreland County.   [Read More]

Mar

27

2019

March 27, 2019

Senate Transportation Committee Chair Kim Ward (R-39) announced today that she will introduce legislation in the near future to give counties more flexibility to support public transportation in the face of funding challenges at the state level.   [Read More]