News Releases

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]

Apr

29

2020

April 29, 2020

The Senate Finance Committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would expedite payments from the Property Tax Rent Rebate Program and create a Senior Tax Reduction Incentive Volunteer Exchange (STRIVE) program, according to Committee Chairman Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21). Listen   [Read More]

Apr

21

2020

April 21, 2020

As Pennsylvania continues to cope with the impact of COVID-19, the Senate today (April 21) gave final approval to a bill that promotes telemedicine as a way to overcome barriers to quality patient care created by distance and reduce the costs of those services, according to Senator Scott Hutchinson.   [Read More]