News Releases

Nov

20

2020

November 20, 2020

Schools would have more flexibility to respond to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic under legislation that was approved by the Senate today and now heads to the governor for his signature, according to Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), who sponsored the legislation.   [Read More]

Nov

20

2020

November 20, 2020

Legislation sponsored by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) that would establish a grant program to extend deployment of broadband services in underserved areas of the state has received final approval in the Senate and now heads to the governor for his signature.   [Read More]

Nov

18

2020

November 18, 2020

The Greater Johnstown Career and Technical Center (CTC) has been awarded a more than $47,000 grant from the PA Department of Education to purchase new equipment that will give students hands-on training for careers needed by local employers, according to Sen. Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) and Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown).   [Read More]

Nov

16

2020

November 16, 2020

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) today announced local recipients of competitive 2019-2020 Safe Schools Targeted Grants in Clearfield and Cambria Counties.   [Read More]

Oct

27

2020

October 27, 2020

The School Safety and Security Committee approved an additional $49.8 million today for the COVID-19 Disaster Emergency School Health and Safety Grant program.    [Read More]

Oct

23

2020

October 23, 2020

State Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) and State Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-Bedford/Cambria/Clearfield) today announced that the cell phone tower in the Hyndman/Londonderry Township area of Bedford County has become operational.   [Read More]

Sep

24

2020

September 24, 2020

Two recreational organizations in the 35th Senatorial District have been awarded $141,600 in state grants to make improvements to local parks, according to Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35).   [Read More]

Sep

17

2020

September 17, 2020

Building on the strong bipartisan support for legislation allowing school sports to resume, Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) will introduce a bill soon that will ensure other indoor and outdoor recreational sports and activities can continue safely.   [Read More]

Sep

15

2020

September 15, 2020

Legislation introduced by Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-46) and Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) this week would help address Pennsylvania’s teacher shortage by simplifying the process for out-of-state teachers to receive certification.   [Read More]

Sep

14

2020

September 14, 2020

At the request of Senator Doug Mastriano (R-Adams/Cumberland/Franklin/York), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion on the challenges facing Pennsylvania’s nonprofits as a result of COVID-19 and the Governor’s shutdown.    [Read More]

Sep

10

2020

September 10, 2020

This week the State Senate approved a bill sponsored by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) that would allow expert witnesses in cases of domestic violence and human trafficking.   [Read More]

Sep

09

2020

September 09, 2020

Four organizations in the 35th Senatorial District have been awarded almost $275,000 in state funding through the Keystone Historic Preservation Grant Program to rehabilitate several sites, according to Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35).   [Read More]