News

Dec

08

2017

December 08, 2017

Advocates from across the state rallied in the state Capitol Rotunda on Thursday to urge reforms to the criminal justice system.   Listen     [Read More]

Nov

27

2017

November 27, 2017

Senators Scott Wagner (R-York), Scott Martin (R-Lancaster), Mike Folmer (R-Dauphin/Lebanon/York), Guy Reschenthaler (R-Allegheny/Washington), Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York), and Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) announced today that they intend to introduce a zero-based budget reform bill that would require every state agency to build its budget from a starting point of zero dollars.   [Read More]

Nov

21

2017

November 21, 2017

A day after Auditor General Eugene DePasquale highlighted the failure of the Wolf Administration’s handling of $10 million for the Democratic National Committee’s convention in Philadelphia last year, Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) announced plans to introduce legislation that would give the state the ability to recoup tax dollars spent on projects if bonuses are paid out for the same project or event.   [Read More]

Nov

08

2017

November 08, 2017

This past Election Day, voters across the Commonwealth voiced their agony and disdain over the current property tax system.   [Read More]

Oct

18

2017

October 18, 2017

Governor Wolf and many legislators seem to think that a natural gas severance tax will solve Pennsylvania’s manufactured budget crisis.   [Read More]

Oct

17

2017

October 17, 2017

Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) expressed his strong concerns for Pennsylvania’s economy as yet another effort is underway in the Capitol to levy a severance tax on Marcellus Shale.   [Read More]

Oct

16

2017

October 16, 2017

The Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Wagner (R-York), will hold a public hearing to gather testimony on the recently enacted Philadelphia Beverage Tax.   [Read More]

Sep

20

2017

September 20, 2017

Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) voiced his frustration for the latest credit downgrade by Standard & Poor’s (S&P).   [Read More]

Sep

05

2017

September 05, 2017

Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) expressed his optimism for a plan unveiled today at the state Capitol by several House members to close this year’s state budget.   [Read More]

Aug

11

2017

August 11, 2017

Citing recent audits completed by Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) is calling on Governor Tom Wolf and the boards of the state’s two pension funds to deliver better results to both taxpayers and public employees. Listen   [Read More]

Aug

02

2017

August 02, 2017

Two weeks ago, Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Labor & Industry, Kathy Manderino, announced she was leaving her post to begin a new job at the state Gaming Control Board.   [Read More]

Jul

27

2017

July 27, 2017

Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) expressed his major concerns with a $570 million tax increase proposal voted on by the state Senate this morning. Listen     [Read More]