February 7, 2019 – Senator Ward attended the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission legislative meet and greet. SPC is a 10 county regional transportation commission in SWPA. Roads bridges and mass transit are vital to our region’s growth and economy.
January 29, 2019- Senator Ward recognized Alexander (Xander) Eddy, a fourth-grade student at Sunset Valley Elementary School in North Huntingdon, during the Senate Session. Xander is the youngest American ever to win the Pan American Kickboxing Championship, he won the gold medal in the male open weight 9 year old category for Team USA during the World Association of Kickboxing Organization Pan American Championships held in Riviera Maya, Mexico.
January 29, 2019-Senator Ward met with Rick Ebert, President of the PA Farm Bureau and a constituent, to discuss issues relating to farm vehicles.
January 28, 2019- Senator Ward and Representative Matzie stopped to say hello to Victoria. She was in Harrisburg to keep Victoria's Law front and center for legislators. Victoria’s Law will drive the pet market in PA towards more humane sources by prohibiting the sale of commercially-raised dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores, and increase transparency by requiring sellers to include identifying information in advertisements. Victoria is a German Shepherd who was rescued from a Pennsylvania puppy mill after 10 years of breeding. She is now paralyzed as a result of a genetic, neurological disorder called Degenerative Myelopathy, a disease she passed down to the estimated 150-200 puppies she produced while at the puppy mill.
January 27, 2019- Senator Ward attended the 28th Annual Ligonier Ice Fest.
January 19, 2019- Senator Ward attended the Fairmont Hahntown VFD Annual Banquet.
January 17, 2019-Senator Ward visited the Hempfield Area High School for a presentation by STEM literacy students of their collaborative classroom project. The students called their company Z Innovations (because they are the Z generation). They came up with their ideas, researched those ideas, raised money and then put it all together from paint colors to lighting to table shapes