Sep

20

2022

September 20, 2022

Two bills to update Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law, the key statute governing transparency in state government, were passed by the Senate State Government Committee today, according to committee chairman Senator David G. Argall (R-29). [Read More]

Jul

18

2022

July 18, 2022

The Senate State Government Committee held a public hearing Monday to review the legal requirements for incapacitated governors or lieutenant governors, according to committee chairman Senator David G. Argall (R-29). [Read More]

Jun

28

2022

June 28, 2022

The Senate State Government Committee approved legislation to increase the transparency of state and local government in Pennsylvania today, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29), the chairman of the committee. [Read More]

Jun

23

2022

June 23, 2022

Potential revisions to the Right to Know Law, which allows for Pennsylvania residents and organizations to request information about the operations of state and local agencies, the General Assembly, the judiciary, and state-related universities, were the subject of a hearing of the Senate State Government Committee today, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29), the chair of the committee. [Read More]

Jun

14

2022

June 14, 2022

Two bills to stop Pennsylvania tax dollars from supporting the Russian government were approved today following a public hearing by the Senate State Government Committee, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29), the committee chairman. [Read More]

Jun

13

2022

June 13, 2022

The Senate State Government Committee will hold a hearing reviewing two bills that aim to hold the Russian government accountable for their heinous war crimes (SB 1203 and HB 2447) and a bill that aims to support veteran and minority owned businesses in Pennsylvania (SB 1140). [Read More]

May

25

2022

May 25, 2022

After controversy in this year’s decennial process of redrawing district lines for the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives, the Senate State Government Committee, chaired by Senator David G. Argall (R-29), took action today by advancing two constitutional amendments to ensure future redistricting efforts are less partisan. [Read More]

Apr

21

2022

April 21, 2022

An error that caused 300 voters’ mail-in ballots to be delayed and a bill that would allow independent voters to participate in primary elections were the subjects of a hearing of the Senate State Government Committee held today in Hazleton, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29), the chair of the committee. [Read More]

Apr

11

2022

April 11, 2022

Two bills banning the private funding of elections and one requiring mail or absentee ballots be delivered to a county’s primary office were passed by the Senate State Government Committee after three recent public hearings reviewing the proposals, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29), the chairman of the committee. [Read More]

Apr

06

2022

April 06, 2022

A constitutional amendment limiting the role of the courts in the process of congressional redistricting was passed by the Senate State Government Committee today, according to committee chair Senator David G. Argall (R-29). [Read More]