Nov

15

2022

November 15, 2022

Senate Republicans today elected their leadership team for the 2023-24 legislative session. [Read More]

Jun

29

2022

June 29, 2022

Two bills sponsored by Sens. Scott Martin (R-13) and Ryan Aument (R-36) intended to increase transparency and empower parents by addressing discussions of gender identity and sexual orientation in Pennsylvania schools were passed by the Senate earlier today. [Read More]

Jun

21

2022

June 21, 2022

Two bills sponsored by Sens. Scott Martin (R-13) and Ryan Aument (R-36) intended to address discussions of gender identity and sexual orientation in Pennsylvania schools advanced out of the Senate Education Committee today. [Read More]

May

10

2022

May 10, 2022

Driven by spikes in aggravated assaults and homicides, Pennsylvania has the highest violent crime rate of any state in the Northeast, which climbed 27.1% from 2019 to 2020, according to FBI data. No other state reported a greater year-over-year increase in violence for that same period. [Read More]

May

02

2022

May 02, 2022

The Senate Majority Policy Committee today held the second in a series of hearings on crime and public safety, gathering at the East Hempfield Township Building in Lancaster County to get input from local police chiefs, prosecutors, human trafficking victim advocates, and key community groups. [Read More]

Apr

06

2022

April 06, 2022

Pennsylvania has a teacher shortage. If we do nothing, our children will suffer consequences like overcrowded classrooms, impersonal instruction, less access to courses and programs they’re offered now, and less time to help our most vulnerable students, resulting in more students being left behind. I have a bill that will help get more teachers into PA classrooms, but some have misinterpreted or been intentionally dishonest about the plain language of the bill and the intent behind its introduction.  [Read More]

Apr

06

2022

April 06, 2022

The Senate State Government Committee today advanced a proposal sponsored by State Sen. Ryan Aument (R-36) that will help to reconcile any errors, duplicate files, or irregularities within Pennsylvania’s voter registration records and institute policies to ensure the accuracy of voter registration records moving forward. [Read More]

Mar

28

2022

March 28, 2022

Briefing to raise awareness about acquired brain injuries, advocate for legislative solutions, and celebrate survivors. | Tuesday, March 29, 2022 | 10:30 a.m. | Capitol Rotunda [Read More]

Feb

08

2022

February 08, 2022

Sen. Ryan Aument (R-36) released the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s final budget address, made before the General Assembly today: [Read More]

Jan

26

2022

January 26, 2022

Chaired by State Senator John Yudichak (I-14), the Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee received testimony today from economic experts and entrepreneurs on a proposed Small Business Assistance Package. [Read More]