News Releases

Mar

10

2017

March 10, 2017

Senator Wagner noted that the PA Taxpayers’ Caucus Report he produced with Rep. Seth Grove and other Caucus members identified $3 billion in potential government savings, yet the Administration paid an outside firm $1.8 million to perform the same task.     [Read More]

Mar

09

2017

March 09, 2017

During the Senate Appropriations hearing with Department of Environmental Protection Acting Secretary Patrick McDonnell, Senator Wagner touched on recycling grants, asked for an update on inspectors using iPads, and expressed concern with permit applications not being entered into DEP’s system upon receipt.     [Read More]

Mar

09

2017

March 09, 2017

Senator Wagner asked questions of Secretary of Health Karen Murphy regarding implementation of the state’s medical marijuana program during a combined budget hearing with Secretaries representing the proposed consolidated Department of Health and Human Services.     [Read More]

Mar

09

2017

March 09, 2017

Senator Wagner expressed concerns regarding the pension system, degradation of Erie School District buildings, and the renewal process for cyber charter schools during the Senate Appropriations hearing with Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera.     [Read More]

Mar

03

2017

March 03, 2017

Senator Wagner questions members of the Liquor Control Board regarding the amount of revenue from liquor sales that are distributed to other Commonwealth agencies.     [Read More]

Mar

03

2017

March 03, 2017

Senator Wagner questions Chairman of the Board of Probation and Parole, Leo Dunn, regarding the hiring of 153 parole agents in the last 11 months.     [Read More]