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Senate Finalizes Empowering, Fiscally Responsible, Pro-Growth 2024-25 State Budget
July 11, 2024

Senate Finalizes Empowering, Fiscally Responsible, Pro-Growth 2024-25 State Budget

Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-39), Majority Leader Joe Pittman (R-41) and Appropriations Committee Chair Scott Martin (R-13) announced the approval of a fiscally responsible 2024-25 state budget today that is honest with taxpayers, creates new job opportunities for state residents, includes no new taxes and addresses the economic and demographic challenges the state faces in the years ahead.  [Read More]

PA Senate Leaders Share Update on Status of State Budget Negotiations
June 27, 2024

PA Senate Leaders Share Update on Status of State Budget Negotiations

Pennsylvania Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-39), Senate Majority Leader Joe Pittman (R-41) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Scott Martin (R-13) issued the following statement today on 2024-25 state budget negotiations:  [Read More]

Senator Martin’s Office to Host Veteran Service Officer Day on July 9
June 24, 2024

Senator Martin’s Office to Host Veteran Service Officer Day on July 9

The office of Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) will host special office hours for veterans on Tuesday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to noon at his office located at 135 East Main Street, Suite 1-A in Strasburg.  [Read More]

Senator Martin’s Office to Host License Plate Replacement Event in East Earl July 9
June 18, 2024

Senator Martin’s Office to Host License Plate Replacement Event in East Earl July 9

The office of Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) will host a damaged license plate replacement event with the East Earl Township Police Department on Tuesday, July 9, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  [Read More]

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June 13, 2024

Senator Martin Celebrates with Tec Centro in Lancaster, Applauds Critical Workforce Development Programs

Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) participated in a press conference at Tec Centro in Lancaster recently that highlighted many of the ways its educational programs are changing lives and opening up new career pathways for local families.   [Read More]

PA Senate Approves “Grow PA” Bills to Support Affordable Pathways to Higher Ed, Career Prep
June 11, 2024

PA Senate Approves “Grow PA” Bills to Support Affordable Pathways to Higher Ed, Career Prep

Tens of thousands of students would have more opportunities to pursue affordable post-secondary education and career preparation programs under a package of bills approved with bipartisan support by the Pennsylvania Senate this week.  [Read More]

Pennsylvania Senate Honors 2024 State Champion High School Wrestlers
June 10, 2024

Pennsylvania Senate Honors 2024 State Champion High School Wrestlers

More than a dozen high school state wrestling champions were recognized on the Pennsylvania Senate floor today as part of High School Wrestling Day at the State Capitol, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster).  [Read More]

Yaw, Martin Resolution Designates June 2-8, 2024, as “Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania
June 5, 2024

Yaw, Martin Resolution Designates June 2-8, 2024, as “Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania

The week of June 2nd through June 8th, 2024, will be designated as “Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania under Senate Resolution 305, sponsored by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), vice chairman of the Chesapeake Bay Commission (CBC) and chairman of the CBC Pennsylvania Delegation, and Sen. Scott Martin (R-13), member of the CBC Pennsylvania delegation and former CBC chair.  [Read More]

Public Hearing Reviews Innovative, Hands-On Learning Program
June 4, 2024

Public Hearing Reviews Innovative, Hands-On Learning Program

A joint public hearing of the Senate Education Committee and the Senate Appropriations Committee reviewed the Total Experience Learning Program today, which leads students in experience-based learning activities and trains teachers in new methods to improve student outcomes.  [Read More]

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May 7, 2024

Senate Republicans Secure Passage of Historic Tax Cuts for Working Families

Working families, job creators and energy consumers in Pennsylvania would see their taxes reduced by approximately $3 billion a year under a bill approved by the Senate 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 Education Committee Approves “Grow PA” Package of Bills to Boost College Affordability, Open Quality Career Pathways
April 30, 2024

Senate Education Committee Approves “Grow PA” Package of Bills to Boost College Affordability, Open Quality Career Pathways

The Senate Education Committee approved an innovative package of bills today designed to help more young people in Pennsylvania pursue post-secondary education and career training.  [Read More]

PA Senate Leaders Issue Statement on Biden Administration’s Disastrous New Power Plant Emission Rules
April 26, 2024

PA Senate Leaders Issue Statement on Biden Administration’s Disastrous New Power Plant Emission Rules

Pennsylvania Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-39), Senate Majority Leader Joe Pittman (R-41) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Scott Martin (R-13) issued the following statement today in reaction to new power plant emission rules imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency that will harm energy consumers and reduce grid reliability:  [Read More]

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