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Meeting to consider HB 1083 and HB 1796

April 04, 2020
Senate Finance Committee | April 6, 2020 | Off the Floor in the Senate Chamber |     [Read More]

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Senator Hutchinson Responds to Governor’s Budget Proposal

February 04, 2020
Senator Scott Hutchinson issued the following statement following today’s joint session of the General Assembly to receive the Governor’s 2020-21 budget proposal.   [Read More]

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Senator Hutchinson Supports Lawsuit to Protect Polk Center Residents

January 21, 2020
Senator Scott Hutchinson joined with residents and family members of Polk and White Haven State Centers in the State Capitol on Tuesday (January 21) to announce the filing of a federal lawsuit against Governor Wolf and Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller to protect the rights of residents to stay in those facilities.   [Read More]

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Rally to Announce Lawsuit Against Governor Wolf on Proposed Closures of Polk and White Haven State Centers

January 21, 2020
A group of legislators and stakeholders held a rally Capitol Main Rotunda to announce a lawsuit against Governor Wolf on the proposed closures of Polk and White Haven state centers.     [Read More]

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Senate Approves Legislation to Delay Polk Center Closure

November 18, 2019
The Senate today (November 18) passed legislation that establishes a moratorium on closing the Polk and White Haven State Centers, according to Senator Scott Hutchinson, a co-sponsor and strong supporter of the bill. Listen   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider HB17 and SB74

October 18, 2019
Senate Finance Committee | October 23, 2019 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

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Public hearing on the Closures of the Polk and White Haven State Centers

September 20, 2019
Senate Health & Human Services Committee | September 24, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

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Public hearing on SB 74 (Pediatric Cancer Research Tax Credit)

September 20, 2019
Joint Hearing | Senate Finance Committee AND Senate Majority Policy Committee | September 25, 2019 | 9:45 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

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Meeting to consider HB 1085 (Repeal of the State Property Tax Act)

September 20, 2019
Senate Finance Committee | September 25, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

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Senator Hutchinson’s Statement on Senate Passage of FY 19-20 Budget

June 27, 2019
“I am pleased we were able to put together a responsible and prudent spending plan which holds the line on taxes. Additionally, for the first time in a long time, we were able to set aside a substantial amount in the Rainy Day Fund for the inevitable time when the economy turns down.  This budget spends less than the Governor proposed while transferring at least $250 million to the Rainy Day fund.”   [Read More]