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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]

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Department of Corrections/Board of Probations and Parole Budget Hearing

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]

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Labor & Industry Budget Hearing

March 01, 2017
During the Senate budget hearing with Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino, Senator Wagner asked about an October memo from the Department indicating a plan for closing UC call centers regardless of requested funding being authorized by the legislature.     [Read More]

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PennDOT Budget Hearing

February 27, 2017
Senator Wagner questioned Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie Richards on bridge closures, PennDOT’s paving schedule, and trash on the highways.     [Read More]

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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.     [Read More]

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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.     [Read More]

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State System of Higher Education Budget Hearing

February 22, 2017
Senator Wagner questions SSHE Chancellor Frank Brogan during the Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing for the State System of Higher Education.     [Read More]

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Senator Scott Wagner questions PennDOT

February 09, 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.     [Read More]

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Senate Bills 10 and 128

January 24, 2017
Senate Local Government Committee - January 25, 2017     [Read More]