News Releases

Sep

08

2020

September 08, 2020

The State Senate today unanimously 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.   Listen   [Read More]

Sep

03

2020

September 03, 2020

The Senate Education Committee today approved legislation that would give Pennsylvania school districts greater control over decisions involving fall sports and activities, according to Senator Wayne Langerholc (R-35), who chairs the panel.   [Read More]

Aug

21

2020

August 21, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Education Committee Chair Wayne Langerholc Jr. (R-35) today issued the following statements regarding the PIAA decision to implement its safety plan and allow school-sponsored sports to continue this fall.   [Read More]

Aug

17

2020

August 17, 2020

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr., (R-35) today announced funding to improve water and sewage treatment systems in Cambria, Clearfield and Bedford counties.   [Read More]

Aug

06

2020

August 06, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Education Committee Chair Wayne Langerholc Jr. (R-35) today issued the following statements regarding Governor Wolf’s recommendation that no school sporting events take place until January 2021:   [Read More]

Aug

03

2020

August 03, 2020

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr., (R-35) will take part in a ceremony at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 6 in Johnstown to name a bridge for local war hero Seaman Apprentice Kenneth D. Scaife, who died in Vietnam.    [Read More]

Jul

21

2020

July 21, 2020

At the request of Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester/Delaware), the Senate Majority Policy Committee and Senator Wayne Langerholc Jr. (R-Bedford/Cambria/Clearfield), the Chairman of the Senate Education Committee, will host a workshop discussion with local education officials and parents about how to safely re-open Pennsylvania schools as a result of COVID-19.   [Read More]

Jul

15

2020

July 15, 2020

The State Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) that would assist recent teaching graduates who are attempting to navigate the state certification process, which was disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic.     [Read More]

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]