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Senate Panel Passes Ward Bill to Help Farmers with Barn Wedding Venues

February 23, 2021
The Senate Labor and Industry Committee approved a bill today that would set commonsense safety standards for barns and other agricultural buildings that are repurposed for weddings and other social events.     [Read More]

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Ward Rejects Governor’s Call for Massive New Taxes and Spending

February 05, 2021
Senator Judy Ward (R-30) issued the following statement today in response to Governor Wolf’s 2021-22 budget address: Listen   [Read More]

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Senate Hearing Exposes Serious Shortfalls in Wolf Administration’s Vaccination Plan, Including Struggles of Long-Term Care Residents

February 04, 2021
The Wolf Administration’s efforts to care for residents of long-term care facilities was called into question again today during a joint Senate hearing regarding the state’s stunted rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.   [Read More]

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Joint Hearing on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution in Pennsylvania

January 29, 2021
Senate Health & Human Services Committee AND Senate Aging & Youth Committee | Thursday, February 4, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

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Senator Ward to Participate in Committee Review of 2020 Election Results

November 12, 2020
Senator Judy Ward (R-30) voiced her support today for a planned review of the 2020 election results by the Senate State Government Committee.     [Read More]

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Senator Ward Calls for Legislative-Led Election Audit

November 10, 2020
In order to ensure the integrity of Pennsylvania’s electoral process, Senator Judy Ward (R-30) today called for an audit of the state’s 2020 election.   [Read More]

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PA Senate Majority Leader Corman on Election Issues, Control of the Senate, Calls for Boockvar’s Resignation

November 04, 2020
Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) held a press conference today at the corner of State Street and 3rd Street in Harrisburg and discussed election issues, control of the Senate, and calls for the resignation of Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar.     [Read More]

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Senate Education Committee Remarks on Temporary Nurses Aide Legislation

September 24, 2020
Senate Education Committee Remarks on Temporary Nurses Aide Legislation   [Read More]

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Senators Ward, Blake Applaud Launch of Statewide Rare Disease Needs Assessment

September 23, 2020
State Senators Judy Ward (R-Blair) and John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today joined members of the PA Rare Disease Advisory Council (PARDAC) to launch a first-of-its-kind statewide needs assessment that will help guide the state’s future policies and initiatives related to rare diseases.   [Read More]

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Senate Approves Bill to Improve Reporting of COVID-19 Deaths

September 23, 2020
Legislation that would improve transparency and eliminate inconsistencies in how COVID-19 deaths are being reported in Pennsylvania earned the approval of the Senate this week, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Judy Ward (R-30). Listen   [Read More]

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Informational meeting regarding the Caregiver Support Program

September 21, 2020
Senate Aging and Youth Committee | Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | 9:30 a.m. | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 983 and SB 1279

September 18, 2020
Senate Aging and Youth Committee | Monday, September 21, 2020 | 12:30 p.m. | NOB, Hearing Room #1 (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]