News Releases

Jan

13

2023

January 13, 2023

Garfield Park in Altoona will get a much-needed facelift after the city received a grant through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (DCNR) Community Conservation Partnerships Program, Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) and Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) announced.   [Read More]

Jan

11

2023

January 11, 2023

Voters should have the final say. That’s the sentiment behind a bill supported by state Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) that was approved today by the Senate and would empower voters to decide the fate of constitutional amendments regarding a statute of limitations window, voter ID, and regulatory reforms.   [Read More]

Jan

06

2023

January 06, 2023

State Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) today announced she has been reappointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-39) to serve as chair of the Senate Aging and Youth Committee for the 2023-24 legislative session.   [Read More]

Dec

19

2022

December 19, 2022

Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) announced today she will soon introduce legislation to establish the Lifeline Scholarship Program to give students a pathway out of failing public schools.   [Read More]

Oct

31

2022

October 31, 2022

The Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) granted $505,776 to renovate the Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona, Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) and Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-79) announced today.   [Read More]

Oct

28

2022

October 28, 2022

The Peoples Natural Gas Field, home of the Altoona Curve, received a $2.4 million award from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program, Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) and Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-79) announced.   [Read More]

Oct

25

2022

October 25, 2022

A bill that streamlines the process to become a notary public heads to the governor’s desk, Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) said today.   [Read More]

Sep

20

2022

September 20, 2022

The Northern Blair Country Recreation Commission (NRBC) received a $150,000 grant today to update one of its facilities in Antis Township, said Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) and Rep. Jim Gregory (R-80).   [Read More]

Sep

20

2022

September 20, 2022

The Strawberry Hills Soccer Complex in Logan Township received a $150,000 Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program grant today, said Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) and Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-79).   [Read More]

Sep

07

2022

September 07, 2022

All five counties in the 30th district will receive election integrity grants totaling just over $2 million, said Sen. Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]

Aug

17

2022

August 17, 2022

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Robert Torres will announce the expansion of a pilot project to form an investigative unit to assist the 52 Area Agencies on Aging across the commonwealth with probing complex financial exploitation cases involving older adults. | Watch Live   [Read More]

Jul

29

2022

July 29, 2022

Over the past few weeks, my Senate colleagues have had to continually correct false and misleading statements regarding the recently passed Senate Bill 106. Sadly, the misrepresentations have continued, and it has become increasingly necessary for me as a sponsor of one of the bill’s amendments to join them in their efforts.   [Read More]