Jun

30

2022

June 30, 2022

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) and Senate Transportation Committee Chair Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) issued the following statement today following a Commonwealth Court ruling that blocks the Wolf Administration from moving forward with its bridge tolling plan: [Read More]

Jun

08

2022

June 08, 2022

PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) President Pat Halpin-Murphy and PA Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward today announced a five-part animation series aimed at educating Pennsylvania residents on the importance of early detection for breast cancer. [Read More]

May

02

2022

May 02, 2022

The Senate Majority Policy Committee today held the second in a series of hearings on crime and public safety, gathering at the East Hempfield Township Building in Lancaster County to get input from local police chiefs, prosecutors, human trafficking victim advocates, and key community groups. [Read More]

Apr

25

2022

April 25, 2022

With National Crime Victims’ Rights Week as the backdrop, the Senate Majority Policy Committee today kicked off a series of hearings on crime and public safety, gathering at the Cambria County Courthouse to get input from police, prosecutors, judges, and key community groups.  [Read More]

Apr

22

2022

April 22, 2022

Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-39) today announced the approval of more than $14.6 million to support 7 community, economic development, and revitalization projects in Westmoreland County. [Read More]

Apr

13

2022

April 13, 2022

In a strong step forward to safeguard the integrity of Pennsylvania’s elections, the Senate approved two bills today that would prevent the future use of unsecured ballot drop boxes and ban private money to fund election operations. [Read More]

Apr

12

2022

April 12, 2022

The Pennsylvania Senate today passed a package of four bills designed to assist crime victims by providing stronger protections, increasing support, and improving access to services, according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), Senator Ryan Aument (R-36), Senator Kim Ward (R-39), Senator Pat Browne (R-16) and Senator Elder Vogel (R-47). [Read More]

Apr

08

2022

April 08, 2022

Senate Republicans announced they will soon introduce a proposal sponsored by Senators Cris Dush (R-25), Ryan Aument (R-36), Jake Corman (R-34), and Kim Ward (R-39) that will require mail-in ballots that are not returned in the mail to be returned only to the County Board of Elections office, effectively eliminating drop boxes in Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Apr

06

2022

April 06, 2022

Senate Republican leaders praised the Commonwealth Court today for preventing the Wolf Administration from moving forward with its unconstitutional entry into a multi-state carbon tax agreement that would hurt Pennsylvania’s economy. [Read More]

Apr

04

2022

April 04, 2022

Pennsylvania Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) today offered the following statement regarding support for the Senate’s efforts to override the governor’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) carbon tax veto on Pennsylvanians. [Read More]