Republicans

Dave Argall, Chair
Cris Dush, Vice-Chair
Jake Corman, ex-officio
Daniel Laughlin
Doug Mastriano
Kristin Phillips-Hill
Pat Stefano

Democrats


Sharif Street, Minority Chair
Maria Collett
Katie Muth
Anthony Williams

Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

Senate State Government Committee | Tuesday, January 18, 2022 | Off the Floor | Room 8E-B, East Wing | Watch Live   [Read More]

 

Senate State Government Committee | Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | 10:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A   [Read More]

 

Senate State Government Committee | Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 10 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |   [Read More]

 

Senate State Government Committee | Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |   [Read More]

 

Senate State Government Committee | Wednesday, November 10, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |   [Read More]

 

Senate State Government Committee | October 20, 2021 | 10:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |   [Read More]

News

Dec

15

2021

December 15, 2021

A resolution to prevent partisan attempts to expand the US Supreme Court and a bill to codify population data for congressional redistricting were passed by the Senate State Government Committee this week, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), the committee’s chairman.   [Read More]

Dec

14

2021

December 14, 2021

Due to critical mistakes by the Department of State, the Senate State Government Committee passed a bill today by a bipartisan vote of 8-3 to restore public confidence in the process of amending the state Constitution, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), the committee’s chairman.   [Read More]

Nov

12

2021

November 12, 2021

Testimony received during this week’s hearing of the Senate State Government Committee highlighted many of the difficulties and controversies surrounding the process of congressional redistricting, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chaired the hearing.   [Read More]

Oct

20

2021

October 20, 2021

A package of four bills aiming to increase transparency in Pennsylvania was reviewed during a public hearing of the Senate State Government Committee today, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chaired the hearing.  The Committee heard testimony from the prime sponsors of the bills, the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission, and the Pennsylvania Association for Government Relations.   [Read More]

Oct

05

2021

October 05, 2021

For the second time in two weeks, Acting Secretary Veronica Degraffenreid and other officials from the Governor’s Department of State failed to attend a public hearing of the Senate State Government Committee on Senate Bill 878, a bipartisan bill that would implement recommendations of the bipartisan Senate Special Committee on Election Integrity and Reform, after previously agreeing to attend.   [Read More]

Sep

28

2021

September 28, 2021

Five bills, including updates to the election code and measures that increase transparency while protecting individual privacy, were passed today by the Senate State Government Committee, according to Senator Dave Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chairs the Committee.   [Read More]