News Releases

Jun

22

2020

June 22, 2020

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee today approved 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.   [Read More]

Jun

10

2020

June 10, 2020

Future emergency disaster declarations could not be extended beyond 30 days without legislative approval under a proposed Constitutional Amendment approved by the Senate today, according to Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), who supported the measure.   [Read More]

Jun

08

2020

June 08, 2020

The Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday June 9, in Harrisburg to hear testimony on the impact of COVID-19 on higher education in Pennsylvania.    [Read More]

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

Today, the Senate approved an interim budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 including a plan to direct $2.6 billion in federal CARES funding to support individuals, small businesses, schools, organizations and county governments that were most severely impacted by COVID-19, according to Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35).   [Read More]

May

27

2020

May 27, 2020

The State Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) that would require employers who have a certified safety committee as part of their workers’ compensation program to include information about the risks associated with the use of opioids.   [Read More]

May

26

2020

May 26, 2020

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) and Representative Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) today announced that Comcast will extend its broadband network in portions of southern Clearfield County and northern Cambria County.   [Read More]

May

14

2020

May 14, 2020

While his offices are closed to face-to-face meetings, Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) has made the appropriate accommodations to assist area residents with Property Tax/Rent Rebate applications.   [Read More]

May

11

2020

May 11, 2020

Senate Education Committee Chairman Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) hosted a hearing today to discuss the ongoing and future efforts to maintain continuity of education for students during the COVID-19 closure.     [Read More]

May

08

2020

May 08, 2020

The Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) will hold a remote public hearing at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 11, in Harrisburg to discuss ways to ensure continuity of education for students in K-12 during the COVID-19 pandemic.   [Read More]

Mar

25

2020

March 25, 2020

The State Senate convened remotely today to pass several bills to keep Pennsylvania moving forward during the COVID-19 coronavirus public health emergency, including a bill to provide school mandate relief and assist schools, students and teachers, according to Senate Education Committee Chair Wayne Langerholc (R-35).   [Read More]

Mar

19

2020

March 19, 2020

Recognizing the impact of COVID-19 across the Commonwealth, Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), Chairman of the Senate Education Committee, has introduced a comprehensive bill that addresses issues raised by the mandatory closure on March 16 of all Pennsylvania schools.   [Read More]

Mar

13

2020

March 13, 2020

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. announced today that his senior expo event scheduled for March 26 has been canceled due to ongoing concerns regarding the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.   [Read More]