September 22, 2016
Nearly 20,000 households took part across 14 northeastern Pennsylvania counties yesterday for a Telephone Town Hall meeting hosted by area legislators to discuss the heroin and opioid epidemic in the region.
February 9, 2016
Senate Votes to Release $1 Billion in Withheld Payments to Schools, Critical Funding for Social Service Agencies
September 18, 2015
In passing an $11.2 billion temporary state funding plan, the state Senate today voted to send tax dollars being collected by the state back to communities, including $1 billion in missed payments to schools and hundreds of millions of dollars to social services agencies.[...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.