News Releases

Dec

15

2017

December 15, 2017

The Pennsylvania Senate State Government Committee on Wednesday December 13, 2017 approved Senate Bill 762 sponsored by Senator Kim Ward (R-39th) that directs the State Auditor General to perform a comprehensive audit of the State Uniform Registry of Electors (S.U.R.E.) system.   [Read More]

Dec

12

2017

December 12, 2017

Legislation that would give the state Auditor General stronger oversight over the financial operation of county and municipal authorities was approved today by the Senate Local Government Committee by a vote of 10-2, according to the bill’s sponsors, Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) and Senator Kim Ward (R-39).   [Read More]

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]