May

31

2017

May 31, 2017

Senator Mike Folmer (R – Lebanon, Dauphin and York), as chairman of the Senate State Government Committee, will hold a public hearing on various election topics impacting Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Feb

19

2015

February 19, 2015

The Senate State Government Committee, chaired by Senator Mike Folmer (R-48) will hold a public hearing on Senate Bill 3, introduced by Folmer and Senator Daylin Leach (D-17) to allow physicians to provide medical cannabis to patients in Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Feb

04

2015

February 04, 2015

Senator Mike Folmer (R – Lebanon, Dauphin and York) chaired his first Senate State Government Committee meeting today in the Main Capitol. [Read More]

May

29

2014

May 29, 2014

While recent attention has been focused on the growing possibility of a broad gift ban being enacted, another long-argued reform measure is gaining new legislative life. [Read More]

May

06

2014

May 06, 2014

Senate State Government Committee Chairs Senators Lloyd Smucker (R-Lancaster) and Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) today sent a joint letter to Governor Tom Corbett urging him to re-appoint Terry Mutchler to a second six-year term as executive director of the Office of Open Records. [Read More]

Apr

28

2014

April 28, 2014

The Senate State Government Committee examined proposals today that would prohibit legislators from receiving non-cash gifts from those seeking to influence the legislative process. [Read More]

Apr

28

2014

April 28, 2014

Looking to build on recent Senate approval of a rule and a bill banning cash gifts, the Senate State Government Committee is holding a public hearing on a broader gift ban that would encompass hospitality and entertainment. [Read More]

Apr

07

2014

April 07, 2014

The Senate State Government Committee approved legislation today that would ban cash gifts to legislators and public officials, according to Committee Chairman Sen. Lloyd Smucker (R-13). [Read More]

Oct

21

2013

October 21, 2013

The Senate State Government Committee reviewed how the state’s Open Records Law applies to state-related universities and inmates during a public hearing today, according to Committee Chairman Sen. Lloyd Smucker (R-13). [Read More]

Sep

20

2013

September 20, 2013

The Senate State Government Committee will continue its review of proposed changes to the state’s Right-To-Know Law during a hearing on October 21, according to Committee Chairman Sen. Lloyd Smucker (R-13). [Read More]