News Releases

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]

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]