News Releases

Aug

05

2019

August 05, 2019

Efforts to transform a portion of the old Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bedford and Fulton counties will receive a funding boost through a $1 million state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant awarded to the Bedford-Fulton Joint Recreation Authority, Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Fulton/Franklin) and Sens. Judy Ward (R-30) and Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) announced.   [Read More]

Aug

05

2019

August 05, 2019

State Senator Judy Ward (R-30) and Representative Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) today announced that the Fulton County 9-1-1 Center will receive a $1.5 million state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant.   [Read More]

Jul

12

2019

July 12, 2019

Four projects to support housing for low-income community residents were recently awarded in Blair, Franklin and Huntingdon counties, according to Senator Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]

Jul

03

2019

July 03, 2019

Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a bill that would have exempted milk haulers from travel bans imposed during a declaration of disaster emergency, meaning dairies will have to dump milk and lose revenue when roads are closed, according to Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) and Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).   [Read More]

Jul

01

2019

July 01, 2019

See all the Farming First bills here. HARRISBURG – A broad package of bills to support Pennsylvania agriculture and encourage new generations of farmers to continue the state’s rich farming heritage were signed by the Governor, including several measures introduced and supported by Senator Judy Ward (R-30). Ward sponsored Senate Bill 661, which would create […]   [Read More]

Jun

28

2019

June 28, 2019

Senator Judy Ward (R-30) and Representative Jesse Topper (R-78) are pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has released the Dam Construction Permit for the Meadow Grounds Lake.    [Read More]

Jun

27

2019

June 27, 2019

Senator Judy Ward (R-30) issued the following statement today in reaction to passage of the 2019-20 state budget, which meets the core responsibilities of government without a tax increase:   [Read More]

Jun

26

2019

June 26, 2019

nator Judy Ward (R-30) released the following statement today regarding her vote on Sunday hunting:   [Read More]

Jun

26

2019

June 26, 2019

Senate and House Republican leaders highlighted a broad package of bills today that are intended to support Pennsylvania farmers and encourage new generations of farmers to continue the state’s rich agricultural heritage.   [Read More]

Jun

24

2019

June 24, 2019

A bill that would expand access to psychology services was approved this week by the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee, according to Senator Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]

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

19

2019

June 19, 2019

The Senate approved a bill this week that would create a new grant program to support the development of specialty crops in Pennsylvania, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]