News Releases

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]

Jul

14

2022

July 14, 2022

Two municipalities in Blair County will receive a combined $626,583 to improve traffic flow and safety, Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) and Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) announced today.   [Read More]

Jul

11

2022

July 11, 2022

The Senate approved a $45.2 billion General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23 that meets the needs of Pennsylvanians today without creating multi-billion-dollar budget deficits in the future, according to Sen. Ward, who voted for the measure.   [Read More]

Jul

11

2022

July 11, 2022

Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) issued the following statement today regarding Senate Bill 106 to ensure the media, public and elected officials understand the legislation and to help prevent misrepresentation of the constitutional amendment:   [Read More]

Jul

08

2022

July 08, 2022

Pennsylvania’s ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) will soon offer outpatient procedures that were, for decades, bound by bureaucratic red tape, Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) announced.   [Read More]

Jul

08

2022

July 08, 2022

The Pennsylvania Senate approved a constitutional amendment today that protects the right of voters and their elected officials to determine the state’s abortion laws, Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) said.   [Read More]

Jun

21

2022

June 21, 2022

The Senate approved a resolution today that would initiate a study on staffing trends at long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) said.   [Read More]

Jun

06

2022

June 06, 2022

The Senate approved legislation today that rolls back a burdensome monthly testing requirement in the Frozen Dessert Law, Senator Judy Ward (R-30) announced.   [Read More]

Jun

06

2022

June 06, 2022

 

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | 2 p.m. | Main Capitol Rotunda | Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill and Senator Judy Ward joined legislative colleagues and advocates to highlight Fairness in Women’s Sports legislation   [Read More]

Jun

03

2022

June 03, 2022

Members of the House and Senate, along with the Pennsylvania Family Institute, will hold a press conference on Tuesday, June 7, to discuss the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act.  Introduced as Senate Bill 1191 by Sens. Judy Ward (R-30) and Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-28) and House Bill 972 by Reps. Barb Gleim (R-199), Martina White (R-170), Dawn Keefer (R-92), Valerie Gaydos (R-44), and Stephanie Borowicz (R-76), the legislation proposes that school athletic teams designated for women should not be open to those of the male sex. The legislation defines “sex” as the biological distinction between male and female, based on reproductive biology and genetic make-up.   [Read More]

Jun

03

2022

June 03, 2022

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | 2 p.m. | Main Capitol Rotunda | Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill and Senator Judy Ward will join legislative colleagues and advocates to highlight Fairness in Women’s Sports legislation | Watch Live   [Read More]

May

25

2022

May 25, 2022

Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) will host an Emergency Services Workshop at the Smithfield Fire Company No. 10 on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at 6:00 PM to provide legislative updates, share funding resource information, and discuss current issues facing first responders.   [Read More]