News Releases

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]

May

10

2019

May 10, 2019

The Senate Transportation Committee held a public hearing today in Latrobe on exempting eligible counties from vehicle emissions testing, according to Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) who served on the panel.      [Read More]

May

08

2019

May 08, 2019

The State Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) that is intended to help Pennsylvania’s farmers by increasing the allowable width for farm equipment on roads in the Commonwealth.   Listen   [Read More]

May

07

2019

May 07, 2019

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) that would provide an important tool in combatting the state’s growing heroin epidemic and assisting those in recovery.    [Read More]

May

01

2019

May 01, 2019

State Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) will host a free senior expo for area residents from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, May 9, at the East Hills Recreation Center, 101 Community College Way, in Johnstown.     [Read More]