News

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

28

2017

June 28, 2017

On June 23rd, the Senate Local Government Committee, which I chair, was scheduled to host a bipartisan public hearing to examine the pros and cons of the recently enacted Philadelphia Beverage Tax at the request of Senator Anthony Williams – a Democrat who represents part of Philadelphia.   [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]

Jun

20

2017

June 20, 2017

Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) and Senator Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) that would provide for automatic sealing of criminal records for minor offenses received the unanimous support of the Senate Appropriations Committee.   [Read More]

Jun

20

2017

June 20, 2017

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

Jun

19

2017

June 19, 2017

A bipartisan group of 20 lawmakers have joined together to introduce a plan drafted by over 80 grassroots taxpayer groups from across the state to eliminate school property taxes for the state’s 500 public school districts, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).   [Read More]

Jun

06

2017

June 06, 2017

The Senate Judiciary Committee reported out Senate Bill 529, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Scott Wagner (R-28) and Senator Anthony Williams (D-8) that will provide for automatic sealing of criminal records for minor offenses.   Listen   [Read More]

Jun

05

2017

June 05, 2017

Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) released the following statement in response to his negative vote on Senate Bill 1. Listen     [Read More]

Apr

26

2017

April 26, 2017

Every day presents another example of the status-quo culture that continues to consume Harrisburg – a culture that embraces a mindset involving no commonsense and no care in the world about how your hard earned tax dollars are spent.   [Read More]

Mar

28

2017

March 28, 2017

The Senate today unanimously approved a measure sponsored by Senator Scott Wagner (R-28) condemning acts of anti-Semitism in Pennsylvania and urging citizens to take a stand against all cultural and religious insensitivity.     [Read More]