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2016-17 Budget Hearings

State System of Higher Education Budget Hearing

February 23, 2017

Senator Wagner questions SSHE Chancellor Frank Brogan during the Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing for the State System of Higher Education.
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State Police Budget Hearing

February 23, 2017

Senator Wagner questioned Colonel Blocker and other representatives from the Pennsylvania State Police about the millions of dollars wasted on a radio system that doesn't work and needs millions of dollars more to be completely overhauled.
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Auditor General Budget Hearing

February 22, 2017

Senator Wagner shares with Auditor General DePasquale his findings from visits to Unemployment Compensation call centers including nearly $250 million in overpayments in a three year period.
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Senator Scott Wagner questions PennDOT

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.
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Senate Bills 10 and 128

January 24, 2017

Senate Local Government Committee - January 25, 2017
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WAGNER HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE

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.
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Pennsylvania Legislative Services Interview

September 7, 2016

Senator Wagner sat down with Pennsylvania Legislative Services as part of their Summer Session Series to discuss his role as both a Senator and a local business owner.
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Senate Bills 20, 141, 142, 666, 1282, 1307 and House Bills 1437 and 1500

June 22, 2016

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - June 22, 2016
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Clean Slate Legislation

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.
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Senators Wagner and Williams Introduce Clean Slate Legislation

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.
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Supplemental Budget

March 16, 2016

Senator Wagner speaks in support of House Bill 1801, a supplemental budget bill
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Senator Wagner on Budget Address

February 10, 2016

Senator Wagner spoke on the Senate floor in response to Governor Wolf’s 2016-2017 budget address.
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Wagner Discusses State Borrowing with Treasury Official

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]

Senators Prepare to Introduce Lobbyist Reform Package

December 11, 2015

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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]

Senator Wagner joined House colleagues

December 3, 2015

Senator Wagner joined House colleagues as they released a report on the Wolf Administration’s spending during the budget impasse.
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Property Tax Independence Act

November 23, 2015

Senator Wagner speaks in support of the Property Tax Independence Act
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Budget Impasse Update

October 28, 2015

Senator Wagner talks about an effort by Senate Republicans to override Governor Wolf’s veto of an emergency budget passed last month by the General Assembly.
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Pennsylvania Foreclosure Informational Hearing

October 20, 2015

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee and House of Representatives Urban Affairs Committee - October 27, 2015
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Senator Wagner responds to remarks made by Senator Hughes

October 20, 2015

During session, Senator Wagner responds to remarks made by Senator Hughes regarding minimum wage and the ongoing budget impasse.
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Budget Impasse

September 17, 2015


Senator Wagner discusses the budget impasse and Senate Republicans’ efforts to pass a stopgap funding measure.[...Read more]

Senator Wagner conducts district-wide Telephone Town Hall

August 18, 2015

Senator Wagner conducts district-wide Telephone Town Hall[...Read more]

Bus Tour & Roundtable on Neighborhood Blight & Revitalization

July 27, 2015

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - August 11, 2015
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House Bill 1192, State Budget 2015-16

June 30, 2015

Senator Wagner speaks in support of House Bill 1192, the state budget for 2015-16.
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Pennsylvania Press Club Luncheon

June 22, 2015

Senator Wagner was the featured speaker at the Pennsylvania Press Club luncheon in Harrisburg.
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Public Hearing on Neighborhood Blight and Revitalization

April 30, 2015

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - April 29, 2015
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Informational Hearing on Planned Communities in the Commonwealth

April 20, 2015

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - April 21, 2015
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Department of Education Budget Hearing

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.
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Department of State Budget Hearing

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.
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PA Liquor Control Board Budget Hearing

March 25, 2015

Senator Wagner asks about changes needed for the PLCB to get the best pricing on products, and seeks more information on PLCB staffing, including benefits as a percentage of personnel costs.
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Department of Corrections Budget Hearing

March 25, 2015

Senator Wagner noted that most of the increase in requested Corrections funding is employee benefits, which run much higher than similar paying jobs in the private sector.
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Department of Environmental Protection Budget Hearing

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.
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Senate Budget Hearings

March 18, 2015

Senator Wagner questions department heads and government officials about the proposed 2015-16 budget.
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Department of State Budget Hearing

March 2, 2015

Senator Wagner confirms that projects receiving state grants must pay prevailing wage rates, notes that the skilled labor crisis is not being addressed by the proposed budget, and requests supporting material for DCED budget requests.
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Senator Wagner Takes Oath of Office

January 6, 2015

Sen. Scott Wagner (R-28) was sworn into office today in the Senate Chamber, beginning his first full term representing the people of the 28th Senatorial District.
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