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Citing Sound Fiscal Management, Fitch Upgrades Pennsylvania’s Bond Rating
November 28, 2023

Citing Sound Fiscal Management, Fitch Upgrades Pennsylvania’s Bond Rating

As a result of Pennsylvania’s sound financial management and strong budgetary reserves, one of the nation’s leading credit rating agencies announced it would upgrade the state’s bond rating, according to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Scott Martin (R-Lancaster).  [Read More]

Senator Martin Criticizes Governor Shapiro’s Appeal of Commonwealth Court’s RGGI Carbon Tax Ruling
November 21, 2023

Senator Martin Criticizes Governor Shapiro’s Appeal of Commonwealth Court’s RGGI Carbon Tax Ruling

Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement today after Governor Shapiro announced he would appeal the Commonwealth Court’s ruling invalidating the RGGI carbon tax:  [Read More]

Senate Approves Funding, Additional Transparency for State-Related Universities
November 15, 2023

Senate Approves Funding, Additional Transparency for State-Related Universities

The Senate voted overwhelmingly to support funding and additional transparency measures for Pennsylvania’s state-related universities today, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-39), Senate Majority Leader Joe Pittman (R-41) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Scott Martin (R-13).  [Read More]

Senate Approves Martin Resolution Evaluating Success of School Safety Programs
November 15, 2023

Senate Approves Martin Resolution Evaluating Success of School Safety Programs

The Senate approved a resolution today to initiate a comprehensive study of Pennsylvania’s approach to school safety to build on recent successes to keep kids safer in the classroom, according to the resolution’s sponsor, Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster).  [Read More]

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Office of Senator Scott Martin

Harrisburg Office

Senate Box 203013
Main Capitol 281
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3013
Telephone: 717-787-6535
Fax: 717-772-5471
TTY: 800-364-1581
Toll Free: 1-800-235-1313

District Office

135 East Main Street, Suite 1-A
Strasburg, PA 17579
Telephone: 717-397-1309
Fax: 717-299-7798

During my visit to Brecknock Elementary earlier this week, I was proud to present a Senate Citation to Superintendent Dr. Lisa Hess honoring Governor Mifflin Marching Band’s 3rd place award at the Cavalcade of Bands. What a great achievement!

During my visit to Brecknock Elementary earlier this week, I was proud to present a Senate Citation to Superintendent Dr. Lisa Hess honoring Governor Mifflin Marching Band’s 3rd place award at the Cavalcade of Bands. What a great achievement! ...

The generosity of Lancaster and Berks counties is a point of pride for our local communities. Giving Tuesday encourages us all to make a positive difference in the lives of others.

#givingtuesday #Community #Charity #Donate #Bethechange

The generosity of Lancaster and Berks counties is a point of pride for our local communities. Giving Tuesday encourages us all to make a positive difference in the lives of others.

#givingtuesday #Community #Charity #Donate #Bethechange
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The Lancaster Chamber’s Young Professionals Network works to educate the next generation of leaders in our community. I hope their members had an informative and enjoyable visit to our PA Capitol Building last week!

The Lancaster Chamber’s Young Professionals Network works to educate the next generation of leaders in our community. I hope their members had an informative and enjoyable visit to our PA Capitol Building last week! ...

Meet Scott Martin

Scott Martin is a lifelong Lancaster County resident with deep roots in the community. Scott currently serves as part of the Senate Republican Leadership team as Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, which plays a crucial role in negotiating and developing the state budget. During his three terms in the Senate, he has authored dozens of laws to improve the quality of life for Pennsylvanians. He previously served as Chair of the Senate Education Committee and Senate Local Government Committee.
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