Senate Local Government Committee Approves Six Bills

June 13, 2017
The Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Wagner (R-York), convened to approve six bills today. Listen   [Read More]

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SB 653, HB 422, HB 423, SB 252, SB 736 and HB 1269

June 09, 2017
Senate Local Government Committee - June 13, 2017   Listen   [Read More]

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Clean State Legislation Clears Senate Judiciary Committee

June 06, 2017
The Senate Judiciary Committee reported out Senate Bill 529, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Scott Wagner (R-28) and Senator Anthony Williams (D-8) that will provide for automatic sealing of criminal records for minor offenses.   Listen   [Read More]

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Wagner Statement on Senate Bill 1

June 05, 2017
Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) released the following statement in response to his negative vote on Senate Bill 1. Listen     [Read More]

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Senate Unanimously Approves Wagner Measure Condemning Anti-Semitism

March 28, 2017
The Senate today unanimously approved a measure sponsored by Senator Scott Wagner (R-28) condemning acts of anti-Semitism in Pennsylvania and urging citizens to take a stand against all cultural and religious insensitivity.     [Read More]

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Office of the Budget – Budget Hearing

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]

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DEP Budget Hearing

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]

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Health & Human Services Budget Hearing

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]

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Education Budget Hearing

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]

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PA Liquor Control Board Budget Hearing

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]