News Releases

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]

May

14

2020

May 14, 2020

As Memorial Day approaches and communities across the Commonwealth deal with a shortage of flags for veterans’ graves, Senator Scott Hutchinson is calling on the Wolf Administration to ease the restrictions barring a Pennsylvania flag manufacturer from shipping its products.   [Read More]

May

12

2020

May 12, 2020

Legislation passed by the Senate today (May 12) will provide vital funding to nursing homes, personal care facilities and other senior citizens’ programs impacted by COVID-19 and allow them to continue providing essential services for the state’s most vulnerable population, according to Senator Scott Hutchinson, who supported the measure.   [Read More]

May

12

2020

May 12, 2020

The Senate Finance Committee approved bills on Monday (May 11) that would exempt federal COVID-19 stimulus payments from state and local income taxes and from consideration for eligibility purposes for certain programs, according to Committee Chairman Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21).   [Read More]

May

07

2020

May 07, 2020

Four State Senators today offered their strong support for a lawsuit filed by Butler, Fayette, Greene, and Washington counties against the Administration’s mandatory business closure order.   [Read More]