News Releases

Jun

19

2019

June 19, 2019

Senator Ward discusses a package of bills passed by the Senate this week to strengthen crime victims’ rights, including House Bill 276.     [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

The Senate Law and Justice Committee approved a bill today that would aid local organizations dedicated to fighting cancer, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]

Jun

13

2019

June 13, 2019

The Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee approved a measure this week that would create a block grant program to support the development of specialty crops, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]

Jun

12

2019

June 12, 2019

Businesses and consumers would be protected against unintended consequences of the state’s Price Gouging Act under a bill the Senate passed this week, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]

Jun

12

2019

June 12, 2019

The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee approved a bill today that would ensure Stage IV metastatic cancer patients have access to medications and treatments prescribed by their doctor, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]

Jun

04

2019

June 04, 2019

Cases of strangulation could be considered in sentencing for subsequent crimes and in child custody proceedings under a bill approved by the Senate today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]

Jun

03

2019

June 03, 2019

Senator Judy Ward (R-30) today urged the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) to place a higher priority on studying Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in deer.   [Read More]

May

29

2019

May 29, 2019

State lawmakers from Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District today joined together to support their Congressman in his effort to make Pennsylvania’s National Guard available to address the crisis on the southern border.   [Read More]

May

07

2019

May 07, 2019

The Senate approved a package of bills today to support Pennsylvania’s farm families, including two bills sponsored by Senator Judy Ward (R-30) designed to ease restrictions on barn weddings and milk transportation.     [Read More]

May

07

2019

May 07, 2019

Senator Judy Ward (R-30) voiced her support for new protections for patients suffering from rare diseases during a news conference at the state Capitol Building in Harrisburg today.   [Read More]

May

03

2019

May 03, 2019

Senator Judy Ward (R-30) was appointed this week by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) to lead the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee for the remainder of the 2019-20 Legislative Session.     [Read More]

May

01

2019

May 01, 2019

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a measure today that would classify cases of strangulation as crimes of violence so those offenses can be considered in sentencing for subsequent crimes and in child custody proceedings, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]