News Releases

Feb

23

2021

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]

Feb

05

2021

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]

Feb

04

2021

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]

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]

Jan

20

2021

January 20, 2021

A pair of loans totaling nearly $31 million will help finance upgrades to the Bellwood Water Treatment Facility and the Bellwood Dam, according to Senator Judy Ward (R-30) and Representative Jim Gregory (R-80).   [Read More]

Jan

19

2021

January 19, 2021

With Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine being selected to join the administration of President-elect Joe Biden, Pennsylvania Senator Judy Ward (R-30), chair of the Senate Committee on Aging and Youth, issued the following statement on Secretary Levine’s record   [Read More]

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

Senator Judy Ward (R-30) was reappointed today by Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) to serve as the Chair of the Senate Aging and Youth Committee.   [Read More]

Dec

28

2020

December 28, 2020

Tyrone Hospital in Blair County has been awarded a $750,000 grant to make infrastructure improvements that include installation of a new 3D digital mammography machine, according to Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) and Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).   [Read More]

Dec

17

2020

December 17, 2020

In light of Pennsylvania having a COVID-19 mortality rate for nursing home and long-term care residents among the highest in the nation, state Senators Pat Browne (R-16) and Judy Ward (R-30) demanded the Wolf Administration live up to promises to protect the state’s most vulnerable residents.   [Read More]

Dec

15

2020

December 15, 2020

December 7th, 2020: Senator Yaw and I circulated a co-sponsor memo, reintroduced from the previous session, ensuring PA milk haulers can travel on highways during a declaration of disaster emergency. December 4th, 2020: Senator Ward signed on as a co-sponsor of legislation introduced by Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward, which proposes a Constitutional amendment that would limit the length of […]   [Read More]

Dec

14

2020

December 14, 2020

Beginning in the summer, the Senate Republican Caucus moved to intervene in several cases to preserve our rights to determine the time, place and manner of elections.   [Read More]

Dec

09

2020

December 09, 2020

A $60,000 state grant will support critical safety upgrades near a dangerous intersection in Taylor Township, according to Senator Judy Ward (R-30), who supported the project.   [Read More]