News Releases

Jun

21

2017

June 21, 2017

The Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) and Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) to establish quality standards for addiction recovery houses in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Jun

13

2017

June 13, 2017

Pennsylvania’s public employee pension crisis is a calamity nearly two decades in the making.   [Read More]

Jun

05

2017

June 05, 2017

Legislation sponsored by Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) and Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) to establish quality standards for addiction recovery houses in Pennsylvania was approved today by the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee.   [Read More]

May

18

2017

May 18, 2017

HARRISBURG – Senator John DiSanto (R-Dauphin/Perry) is bringing in the Senate Majority Policy and Urban Affairs and Housing committees for a roundtable discussion with city officials, local developers and industry experts to find solutions to combat blight and abandonment in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Mar

28

2017

March 28, 2017

Seeking to strengthen and reform Pennsylvania’s domestic violence laws, Senators Tom Killion (R9) and Tom McGarrigle (R26) joined with a group of Pennsylvania senators today and unveiled four bills designed to offer greater protections to victims of domestic violence and their children.  WATCH Senators Tom Killion (R-9), Tom McGarrigle (R-26), Randy Vulakovich (R-38), and Camera […]   [Read More]

Mar

28

2017

March 28, 2017

Seeking to strengthen and reform Pennsylvania’s domestic violence laws, a group of Pennsylvania senators today unveiled four bills designed to offer greater protections to victims of domestic violence and their children, as well as hold abusers accountable.     [Read More]

Mar

24

2017

March 24, 2017

News Advisory - Members of the Senate Republican Caucus from Across Pennsylvania will introduce a package of bills to help strengthen Pennsylvania’s PFA statute. Senators, along with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and other law enforcement partners, will discuss the various proposals and the importance of efforts to strengthen Pennsylvania’s PFA laws Watch Live   [Read More]

Mar

16

2017

March 16, 2017

State Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) announced that the judges for his 4th & 5th Grade Essay Contest have chosen a winner – Abigail Bumann from Scenic Hills Elementary School.   [Read More]

Feb

14

2017

February 14, 2017

State Senators Tom McGarrigle (R-26), Senator Tom Killion (R-9), Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and labor leaders today praised the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) approval of permits for the Mariner East 2 pipeline.   [Read More]

Feb

08

2017

February 08, 2017

Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) today said that he will work with Senate colleagues to carefully review the 2017-18 state budget announced today by Gov. Tom Wolf.   [Read More]

Feb

08

2017

February 08, 2017

Legislation sponsored by Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) to update and strengthen Pennsylvania’s Equal Pay Law was approved by the state Senate today.   [Read More]

Jan

20

2017

January 20, 2017

State Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) today was appointed to five key Senate committees as the 2017-18 legislative session gets underway.   [Read More]