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Joint Hearing on FirstNet

October 12, 2017
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee and Senate Communications & Technology Committee and House Veterans Affairs Emergency Preparedness Committees - October 19, 2017     [Read More]

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Statewide Video Competition Engages PA Students in Fight Against Opioids

October 10, 2017
Senator Ryan Aument (R-36) and Senator Scott Martin (R-13) are urging Pennsylvania middle and high school students to help find solutions to the growing heroin and opioid epidemic facing the state by producing a video aimed at focusing greater awareness on the crisis.     [Read More]

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Current Issues Facing Career and Technical Education

October 10, 2017
Senate Education Subcommittee - October 10, 2017     [Read More]

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Op-Ed: Homestead Exclusion Should Be Included In Property Tax Elimination Effort

September 18, 2017
This November, you, the voters will have an opportunity to change the Pennsylvania Constitution.     [Read More]

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Lancaster County Property Tax Hearing

September 07, 2017
At the request of Senators Martin and Aument, the Senate Majority Policy Committee held a hearing in Lancaster County to explore alternatives to the current property tax system, including legislation that would permanently eliminate property taxes statewide.   [Read More]

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School PropertyTax Forum

August 23, 2017
Details on a public forum on school property taxes coming up on August 30th.     [Read More]

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Op-Ed: Cybersecurity Threats Demand a Comprehensive Solution

August 08, 2017
Advances in technology are changing nearly every aspect of our lives – including how our state government operates.     [Read More]

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Aument Inspector General Legislation to Become Law

July 11, 2017
Senator Ryan Aument (R-36) received notification from the Governor’s Office that Governor Wolf intends to sign Senate Bill 527 into law.   Listen   [Read More]

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Op-Ed: State Budget Issues Crippling Opportunity

July 10, 2017
The state budget process in Harrisburg is broken and must be reformed.     [Read More]

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State Inspector General Legislation Sent to Governor

July 10, 2017
Legislation that would statutorily create the State Office of Inspector General and give Pennsylvania’s top fraud, waste and abuse investigator more power and authority has been finally passed by the General Assembly and now has been sent to the Governor.   Listen   Listen   [Read More]

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Senate Passes Aument Measure to Promote Independence of Office of Inspector General

June 14, 2017
The Office of Inspector General would have greater authority and independence to investigate and eliminate waste, fraud and abuse of tax dollars under legislation approved by the Senate with strong bipartisan support today. Listen     [Read More]

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Op-Ed: Pension Reform Biggest Policy Challenge Facing PA

June 09, 2017
Pennsylvania’s pension crisis is one of the most serious financial challenges of our time.     [Read More]