Legislative Update

Legislative Update – November 19, 2020

The Senate and House are in legislative session this week. Senate Republicans elected their leadership team for the 2021-2022 legislative session last week. The newly elected leadership team will begin serving in…

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Legislative Update – Sept. 10, 2020

The Senate returned to legislative session this week, while the House returns Monday. The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association presented House Majority Leader, Kerry Benninghoff (R-171) with the 2020 Advocate of the Year Award…

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Legislative Update – July 16, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf announced tighter restrictions on bars, restaurants, and other businesses statewide, as well as new limits on indoor gatherings this week. Governor Wolf signed an executive order authorizing state agencies…

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Legislative Update: June 25, 2020

The Senate and House were in legislative session this week and plan to return to session next week. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court could rule this week on whether Republican legislators can end…

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Legislative Update: June 18, 2020

The Senate and House return to legislative session next week. The legislature passed House Resolution 836, which ends Governor Wolf’s COVID-19 disaster declaration. The legislature did not present the resolution to the…

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Legislative Update: May 28, 2020

Senate and House Session The Senate and House were in legislative session this week. The House passed the general appropriations budget, House Bill 2387, sponsored by House Appropriations Chairman, Rep. Stan Saylor…

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Legislative Update – December 19, 2019

The House of Representatives was in session this week. The Senate convened on December 18 to consider judicial nominations. The Senate confirmed Governor Tom Wolf’s nominations of Bruce Beemer, Wolf’s inspector general…

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Legislative Update – October 31, 2019

The Senate and House of Representatives were in session this week and return to session November 18. The House of Representatives passed House Bill 1780, sponsored by Representative Lee James, this week…

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