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Budget Hearing Q&A: Labor & Industry

February 25, 2019
Senator Aument discussed the economic impact of the premature retirement of nuclear plants and the coordination of workforce development efforts with L&I Secretary Oleksiak during today’s budget hearing for the Department of Labor & Industry.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: PA State Police

February 21, 2019
During the PA State Police budget hearing, Senator Aument sought an update on implementation of a new statewide public radio system and the status of an audit conducted on procurement process for this project.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: State System of Higher Education

February 21, 2019
Senator Aument discussed the need to more closely examine the mission of the State System of Higher Education -- and the cost to students – with PASSHE Chancellor Dan Greenstein     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Public Utility Commission

February 19, 2019
Senator Aument discusses the challenging, complex issue of keeping nuclear energy viable, and the effect of not including nuclear energy in state Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards with representatives of the PUC.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Revenue/Lottery

February 19, 2019
Senator Aument asked Revenue Secretary Hassell about the Governor’s proposed minimum salary of $45,000 for teachers and the impact of federal tax changes on the PA 592 and ABLE programs.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Independent Fiscal Office

February 19, 2019
Senator Aument asked Independent Fiscal Office Director Matthew Knittel about the impact of public policy decisions on population demographics and economic development.     [Read More]

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Senators Aument, Martin Raise Concerns about Spending, Taxes in Wolf’s Budget Plan

February 05, 2019
Lancaster County Senators Ryan Aument (R-36) and Scott Martin (R-13) voiced concerns today regarding the level of spending, taxes and borrowing proposed by Governor Wolf in his annual budget address.   [Read More]

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Response to Governor’s Budget Address

February 05, 2019
Senator Ryan Aument offers remarks following the Governor’s budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly.   [Read More]

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Op-Ed: Promoting Student-Centered Education Policy in Pennsylvania

January 16, 2019
I am honored to have been selected to lead one of the most important policy discussions facing Pennsylvania today.   [Read More]

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Pennsylvania’s Bipartisan Nuclear Energy Caucus Releases Report Detailing Impacts of Losing the State’s Nuclear Industry and Provides Options for Taking Action in 2019

November 29, 2018
Senators Ryan Aument (R-36) and John Yudichak (D-14) along with Representatives Becky Corbin (R-155) and Rob Matzie (D-16), who co-chair the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s bipartisan Nuclear Energy Caucus (NEC), today released the “Bicameral Nuclear Energy Caucus Report” detailing the nuclear energy industry’s contributions to Pennsylvania’s communities, economy, and environment.   [Read More]

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Local and State Leaders Highlight Collaborative Efforts to Protect Integrity of Public Assistance Program

October 31, 2018
Senator Ryan Aument (R-36) and Representative Mindy Fee (R-37), along with Pennsylvania Inspector General Bruce Beemer and Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman today outlined new collaborative efforts to combat fraud and abuse in the trafficking of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (“SNAP”) benefits.     [Read More]

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Op-Ed: Fall in Lancaster County

October 16, 2018
We have a lot to be proud of here in Lancaster County – from the lush, sprawling farmlands and rich Amish heritage, to the quaint towns with bustling tourism industries, Lancaster County’s appeal is truly one-of-a-kind.     [Read More]