News Releases

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]