News Releases

Jul

09

2020

July 09, 2020

The guidelines for the COVID-19 Crisis Fire Company and EMS Grant Program created by Senate Bill 1122 have been released and local fire companies and EMS agencies may now apply to receive funds, according to Senator Scott Hutchinson, who supported the bill on its way to being enacted into law.   [Read More]

Jun

30

2020

June 30, 2020

The Senate today (June 30) passed legislation that will fundamentally restructure and improve the Office of the State Fire Commissioner, according to Senators Scott Hutchinson (R-21) and Mike Regan (R-31).   Listen   [Read More]

Jun

23

2020

June 23, 2020

The Senate Finance Committee approved four bills on Tuesday (June 23), according to Committee Chairman Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21).   [Read More]

Jun

09

2020

June 09, 2020

Stressing that Governor Wolf’s extended lockdown of Pennsylvania is hurting families and doing irreparable harm to employers, the Senate today voted to approve a measure that would end the statewide shutdown, according to Senator Scott Hutchinson. House Resolution 836 terminates executive order Wolf used to shut down businesses, which was issued on March 6 and […]   [Read More]

Jun

08

2020

June 08, 2020

The Senate Finance Committee approved two bills on Monday (June 8), according to Committee Chairman Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21).   [Read More]

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

Facing an uncertain economic future and working to address the devastating impact of COVID-19, the Senate today (May 28) set a course for recovery by approving a $25.8 billion short-term budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 as well as a plan to direct $2.6 billion in federal CARES funding to support individuals, small businesses, organizations and county governments that were most severely impacted by the virus, according to Senator Scott Hutchinson, (R-21).   [Read More]