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Jul

01

2020

July 01, 2020

A bill signed into law today will strengthen penalties for assaults against healthcare practitioners and technicians, according to the measure’s author, Senator Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]

Jun

30

2020

June 30, 2020

Municipalities would have a new tool to transform blighted properties into thriving parts of the community under a bill approved by the Senate this week, according to the bill’s author, Senator Judy Ward (R-30). Listen   [Read More]

Jun

30

2020

June 30, 2020

Community-based health centers could better meet the needs of patients in underserved areas under a bill approved by the Senate today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Judy Ward (R-30).   Listen   [Read More]

Jun

26

2020

June 26, 2020

In This Update: Hearing Explores Progress Toward Protecting Long-Term Care Facilities Police Reform Measures Advance in the Senate PASSHE Reform Bill Heads to the Governor Senate Committee Examines Pennsylvania’s Participation in RGGI Committee Reviews Ways to Safely Reopen Southeast PA Economy Bills Protecting Healthcare Workers Earn Final Approval Senate Approves New Marketing Tool for Veteran-Owned […]   [Read More]

Jun

26

2020

June 26, 2020

Many of the same issues that plagued the Wolf Administration’s management of long-term care facilities at the outset of COVID-19 still remain a problem four months into the pandemic, according to testifiers at a Senate Aging and Youth Committee hearing on Thursday.   [Read More]

Jun

24

2020

June 24, 2020

A bill that would strengthen penalties for assaults against healthcare practitioners and technicians is on its way to the governor’s desk to be signed into law, according to the measure’s sponsor, Senator Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]