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Sen. John DiSanto and Staff Having a Very Busy Summer

Lawmakers have long been called public servants because they work for the people. Never has that been truer than for these past four months when the pandemic and resulting shutdown sent countless numbers of frustrated Pennsylvanians to their local reps and senators for help. “Been ver
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Megan Martin: Front and Center in the PA Senate and Very, Very Busy

She may be the most recognizable person in the Pennsylvania Senate, and very likely one of the hardest-working people connected with the chamber. I’m talking about Megan Martin, the Secretary of the Senate and the first woman to serve in that position. She is also the Parliamentarian,
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Sen. David Argall Explains Support of Senate Bill 1166 to Limit the Length of Emergency Declarations by PA Governors

One of the more substantive debates in the PA Senate this summer has been over Senate Bill 1166, which was designed to put a limit on the length of an emergency in Pennsylvania that was declared by the Governor. One of the big supporters of that bill has been Sen. David Argall (R-Berk
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PA Sen. Judy Schwank Trying to Help Residents on Several Fronts

Lawmakers and government officials have faced many issues and challenges over these last couple of months. But two of the more pressing problems as far as state Senator Judy Schwank (R-Berks) is concerned are the troubles with the state unemployment system and the question of how to e
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Rep. Russ Diamond’s on Judicial Reform Passes First Round Through General Assembly

  It was on July 15th that the PA Senate passed House Bill 196, by Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon). It would call for appellate court judges in Pennsylvania (Commonwealth, Superior and Supreme Courts) to be chosen by district. Now they are chosen by total vote across the entire sta
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PA Rep. Rob Kauffman Talks About the Balance Needed in Helping Communities

Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) has been around long enough in public service to appreciate a good challenge. He’s been seeing exactly that–right along with the rest of us these last couple of months. But as a public servant, his challenge has been a bit tougher. “I’m in my eight
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Rep. Frank Ryan Looking at PA’s Financial Health

Just about everyone in PA these days in concerned about the physical health of residents, but there are those who are also looking down the road at Pennsylvania’s long-term financial health. That certainly includes Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) who has been working for quite some
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