News Releases

Jun

26

2019

June 26, 2019

Senate and House Republican leaders highlighted a broad package of bills today that are intended to support Pennsylvania farmers and encourage new generations of farmers to continue the state’s rich agricultural heritage.   [Read More]

Jun

26

2019

June 26, 2019

Senator Wayne Langerholc Jr., (R-35) offered the following statement on today’s announcement that North American Höganäs High Alloys, LLC (Höganäs) will expand its operations in Cambria County, creating 25 more jobs for area residents.    [Read More]

Jun

26

2019

June 26, 2019

The Senate approved a package of bills on June 25, 2019, reforming Pennsylvania’s vehicle emissions testing program, also referred to as the Vehicle Emissions Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) program.   [Read More]

Jun

25

2019

June 25, 2019

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) offered the following statement on Senate passage today of Senate Bill 744, legislation he sponsored to remove Cambria County and six other counties from the vehicle emissions testing program, based on empirical evidence cited by the Joint State Government Commission.     [Read More]

Jun

19

2019

June 19, 2019

The Senate completed work on a package of bills today to combat the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic by improving prescription drug monitoring, limiting opioid prescriptions, targeting drug dealers and taking other steps to limit the damage inflicted by the addiction crisis in Pennsylvania communities.   [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

The State Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) that is aimed at breaking the cycle of addiction by establishing a pilot program to help individuals in recovery obtain meaningful employment opportunities. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

Senate Republicans highlighted a package of bills today to combat the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic by improving prescription drug monitoring, limiting opioid prescriptions, targeting drug dealers and taking other steps to limit the damage inflicted by the addiction crisis in Pennsylvania communities.   [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today approved a bill sponsored by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) to increase the allowable width for farm equipment on roads in the Commonwealth.   [Read More]

Jun

12

2019

June 12, 2019

A package of bills was approved today by the Senate Transportation Committee, chaired by Senator Kim Ward (R-39), reforming Pennsylvania’s vehicle emissions testing program, also referred to as the Vehicle Emissions Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) program.   [Read More]

Jun

12

2019

June 12, 2019

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) offered the following statement on the Senate Transportation Committee’s passage today of Senate Bill 744, legislation he sponsored to remove Cambria County and six other counties from the vehicle emissions testing program, based on empirical evidence cited by the Joint State Government Commission.    [Read More]

Jun

11

2019

June 11, 2019

The Senate Judiciary Committee today passed legislation co-sponsored by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) that would close loopholes allowing child marriage to occur in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

May

30

2019

May 30, 2019

A group of Senate Republicans, led by Senator Kim Ward (R-39), announced a package of bills today to reform Pennsylvania’s vehicle emissions testing program, also referred to as the Vehicle Emissions Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) Program.   [Read More]