2016-17 Budget Hearings
February 9, 2017
Senator Scott Wagner questions why PennDOT is conducting paving projects rather than bidding them out to contractors and suggests that PennDOT utilize winter staff to do highway clean-up, which in turn would allow them to identify areas in need of repair.
December 5, 2016
Today Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) held a press conference in the Capitol Rotunda to announce that he has filed a Right-to-Know request with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry requesting various records related to the closing of Unemployment Compensation call centers.
June 22, 2016
May 10, 2016
During a meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Wagner speaks in support of Senate Bill 1197, legislation to enable individuals with low-level, nonviolent criminal records – to earn a clean slate upon rehabilitation through the automatic sealing of records, rather than having to file individual petitions.
April 13, 2016
Today Senator Scott Wagner (R-28th) and Senator Anthony Williams (D-8th), together with Representative Sheryl Delozier (R-88th) and Representative Jordan Harris (D-186th), held a press conference to announce the introduction of legislation that will provide for automatic sealing of criminal records for minor offenses.
February 8, 2016
During a joint hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Senate Finance Committee on the implementation of the General Appropriation Act 10-A of 2015, Senator Wagner questions Christopher Craig, Esq., Chief Counsel, PA State Treasury[...Read more]
December 11, 2015
Senator Scott Wagner, Senator Ryan Aument, Senator Camera Bartolotta, Senator John Eichelberger, and Senator Guy Reschenthaler are circulating a co-sponsorship memo for a package of bills they plan to introduce in an effort to reform Pennsylvania’s lobbying system.[...Read more]
October 20, 2015
During session, Senator Wagner responds to remarks made by Senator Hughes regarding minimum wage and the ongoing budget impasse.
August 18, 2015
Senator Wagner conducts district-wide Telephone Town Hall[...Read more]
July 27, 2015
Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - August 11, 2015
April 30, 2015
Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - April 29, 2015
April 20, 2015
Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - April 21, 2015
March 30, 2015
Senator Wagner asks what is being done to address wages and benefits driving increased education costs, discusses the savings to be realized by eliminating prevailing wage mandates on school construction projects, and seeks clarification of Administration claims of school property tax reduction for seniors.
March 27, 2015
Senator Wagner raises concerns about the Governor’s executive order that could unionize more DHS workers, especially in light of the Governor receiving campaign contributions from the union. He also questions the dramatic rise in benefits costs well above the private sector, and the Governor’s plan to impose a sales tax on personal care home service.
March 25, 2015
Senator Wagner says he is opposed to new DEP gas well inspectors until the department implements better time management with existing inspectors. He also sought information on the number of unionized DEP workers and expressed doubt that oil and gas production will increase in the near future.