News

Feb

14

2018

February 14, 2018

Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) introduced legislation that would subject Office of Inspector General (OIG) reports requested by the Governor and members of the General Assembly to the state’s Right to Know Law. Listen   [Read More]

Jan

30

2018

January 30, 2018

Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) supported a proposal that would strengthen the state’s ability to remove pension benefits from employees who commit felonies or serve more than five years in prison due to state and federal offenses while on the job. Listen   [Read More]

Jan

25

2018

January 25, 2018

Several senators are taking aim at Pennsylvania’s excessive regulations to jump start the state’s economy. Listen   [Read More]

Jan

23

2018

January 23, 2018

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee held a hearing on Tuesday morning to consider the nomination of Gerald Oleksiak to serve as the next Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.   [Read More]

Jan

22

2018

January 22, 2018

Municipal pensions and their mounting unfunded liabilities were under the microscope during a joint public hearing chaired by Senator Scott Wagner (R-York).   [Read More]

Jan

11

2018

January 11, 2018

Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) is encouraging local residents to take part in the last remaining days of the 102nd Annual Pennsylvania Farm Show.   [Read More]

Jan

03

2018

January 03, 2018

As a small business owner, I have seen regulations grow immensely at all levels of government. When I started my first waste company in 1985, I could fit all of the regulations we had to follow in a single manila folder, and it would close. Today, we have a full-time employee whose sole job is regulatory compliance.   [Read More]

Jan

03

2018

January 03, 2018

Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) launched a website, SenatorScottWagner.com/ScissorsOut, where Pennsylvanians affected by excessive regulations can report those regulations. Listen   [Read More]

Dec

19

2017

December 19, 2017

In light of the Wolf Administration’s decision to hide a recently concluded investigation into allegations surrounding the Lieutenant Governor’s treatment of staff, Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) announced his intentions to sponsor legislation that would require all Inspector General reports to be made public. Listen   [Read More]

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]