June 30, 2015
As the General Assembly delivers pension reform to the Governor’s desk, Senate leaders press Gov. Wolf to sign the bill that restructures the state’s public employee pension systems in order to provide needed fiscal relief and make the systems sustainable in the long term.
June 30, 2015
Senate Majority Whip John R. Gordner (R-27) today urged Governor Tom Wolf to sign a series of bills that will enact a responsible, no tax-increase budget that commits additional funding to education, human services and other important state programs, as well as implementing history making reforms in public pensions and liquor sales.[...Read More]
June 10, 2015
The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) has approved a $10,000 grant to the Danville Business Alliance to begin a feasibility study for the possible renovation and reuse of the historic Capitol Theater in downtown Danville, according to Senator John R. Gordner (R-27), who worked with the Alliance on the application.[...Read More]
June 3, 2015
Senator John R. Gordner (R-27) has been unanimously elected Chair of the Capitol Preservation Committee.[...Read More]
Senate Leaders Applaud Passage of Sweeping Pension Restructuring Plan Projected to Save $18.3 Billion
May 13, 2015
A significant plan to reform Pennsylvania’s costly state pension systems was approved today by the Senate by a vote of 28 to 19, according to Senate Republican Leaders.