Apr

12

2022

April 12, 2022

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee convened a public hearing today to discuss the impact of adult-use marijuana legalization on children, Chairwoman Judy Ward (R-30) said. [Read More]

Sep

15

2021

September 15, 2021

The Senate Health & Human Services Committee and the Aging & Youth Committee today held a joint hearing to examine new regulations for long-term care nursing facilities being proposed by the Wolf Administration. [Read More]

Sep

14

2021

September 14, 2021

The Senate Health & Human Services Committee and the Aging & Youth Committee will hold a joint hearing to examine new regulations for long-term care nursing facilities being proposed by the Wolf Administration. [Read More]

May

24

2021

May 24, 2021

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee advanced a measure that would ban the state, as well as local governmental entities and school districts from requiring vaccine passports, according to the committee’s chair, Senator Michele Brooks (R-50).   [Read More]

Feb

02

2021

February 02, 2021

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee and the Senate Aging and Youth Committee will get an update on the state’s efforts to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine during a public hearing on Thursday beginning at 11 a.m. [Read More]

Sep

15

2020

September 15, 2020

Pennsylvania pharmacists and other experts in the prescription drug industry told lawmakers this week that many rural pharmacies are in danger of going out of business due to flaws in the current regulatory and reimbursement systems. [Read More]

Sep

11

2020

September 11, 2020

At the request of Senator Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion on the challenges facing Pennsylvania’s rural pharmacists. [Read More]

Sep

01

2020

September 01, 2020

At the request of Senator Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will discuss the challenges facing rural pharmacists during an upcoming workshop on September 14. [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

23

2020

June 23, 2020

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee will get an update on measures to protect residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities amid the COVID-19 pandemic during a public hearing on Thursday from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. [Read More]