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]

Sep

23

2021

September 23, 2021

Local elections officials and members of advocacy groups testified before the Senate State Government Committee today regarding Senate Bill 878, a bipartisan election reform bill sponsored by the two chairmen of the committee, Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) and Senator Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia).  [Read More]

Sep

21

2021

September 21, 2021

Four updates to Pennsylvania’s election code were passed by strongly bipartisan votes in the Senate State Government Committee today, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chairs the committee.  [Read More]

Aug

25

2021

August 25, 2021

The Senate State Government Committee, chaired by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), held the first in a series of hearings Tuesday reviewing many of the recent, controversial actions undertaken by the Department of State. [Read More]

Jun

22

2021

June 22, 2021

On Tuesday, the Senate State Government Committee advanced a bill, Senate Bill 222, to reform the process of redrawing Pennsylvania’s congressional districts by a bipartisan vote of 8-3, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks). [Read More]

May

26

2021

May 26, 2021

The Senate State Government Committee held its first hearing of the 2021-22 legislative session on congressional redistricting, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chairs the committee. [Read More]

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]