News

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]

Jul

26

2017

July 26, 2017

Senator Scott Wagner (R-York), citing comments by the Auditor General, is calling on changes to the way the state provides additional revenue to school districts sitting on massive reserve funds.   [Read More]

Jun

30

2017

June 30, 2017

Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) voted against the $32 billion state spending package voted on by the Senate, calling it backwards from how families and businesses plan their own budgets.   [Read More]

Jun

28

2017

June 28, 2017

The Senate today unanimously approved bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) and Senator Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) to provide for automatic sealing of criminal records for minor offenses. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

23

2017

June 23, 2017

Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) released the following statement in response to today’s public hearing on the Philadelphia Beverage Tax:   [Read More]