Mar

24

2021

March 24, 2021

The Senate State Government Committee has passed a bill that would establish new, nonpartisan qualifications for the Legislative Reapportionment Chair with unanimous, bipartisan support, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), the chair of the committee. [Read More]

Feb

22

2021

February 22, 2021

The Senate State Government Committee will hold a joint hearing with the House State Government Committee on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on how the anticipated delays in the 2020 Census could impact Pennsylvania’s redistricting and reapportionment process.   [Read More]

Jan

27

2021

January 27, 2021

By a bipartisan vote of 10-1, the Senate State Government Committee has passed legislation to amend the state constitution to change how the lieutenant governor is selected in Pennsylvania, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), who is the prime sponsor of this legislation. [Read More]

Apr

30

2020

April 30, 2020

Senate State Government Committee Chair Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) reported on an informative public hearing held today on issues related to holding the 2020 Primary Election during the continued COVID-19 restrictions and guidance put in place to protect the health and safety of Pennsylvanians.   [Read More]

Apr

27

2020

April 27, 2020

Because of continuing COVID-19 restrictions and guidance put in place to protect the health and safety of Pennsylvanians, Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) announced today that he will convene a public hearing of the Senate State Government Committee on Primary Election issues related to the pandemic [Read More]

Nov

18

2019

November 18, 2019

The Senate State Government Committee approved five measures during a voting meeting on Monday morning at the state Capitol, according to acting committee chair Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York). [Read More]

Oct

29

2019

October 29, 2019

The Senate State Government Committee approved three proposals during a voting meeting on Tuesday at the state Capitol, according to acting committee chair Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York). [Read More]

Sep

24

2019

September 24, 2019

The Senate State Government Committee approved bills aimed at improving access to broadband, repurposing the Lieutenant Governor’s residence, honoring the sacrifices of U.S. military veterans and studying the use of state-owned facilities during a voting meeting at the state Capitol today, according to acting committee chair, Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York). [Read More]

Mar

20

2018

March 20, 2018

Senator Mike Folmer (R - 48), as chair of the Senate State Government Committee, will hold a public hearing on a number of bills to change how Pennsylvania’s redistricting process is conducted. [Read More]

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]