News Releases

Apr

17

2019

April 17, 2019

$4.3 million loan awarded today will allow Williamsburg Municipal Authority in Blair County to complete a major water system improvement project that will impact a large part of the community.   [Read More]

Apr

09

2019

April 09, 2019

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]

Apr

02

2019

April 02, 2019

State Senator Judy Ward (R-30) and Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) will soon introduce legislation exempting milk haulers from travel bans imposed during a declaration of disaster emergency.   [Read More]

Mar

27

2019

March 27, 2019

With the “graying” of Pennsylvania’s farm families, Senator Elder Vogel (R-47) is introducing legislation that will encourage existing farmers and landowners to work with beginning farmers to help them get started.     [Read More]

Mar

27

2019

March 27, 2019

Senator Judy Ward (R-30) spoke out in favor of a bill today that would encourage farmers to work with the next generation of leaders in agriculture to continue Pennsylvania’s rich farming heritage.   Listen   [Read More]

Mar

20

2019

March 20, 2019

The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee took action to protect businesses and consumers by passing a bill that would address problems related to the state’s Price Gouging Act, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]

Mar

07

2019

March 07, 2019

In order to better meet the needs of Franklin County residents, Senator Judy Ward (R-30) today announced that a representative of her office would be available to assist local constituents every month in Mercersburg.   [Read More]

Feb

27

2019

February 27, 2019

In honor of National Rare Disease Day on Feb. 28, Reps. Marcy Toepel (R-Montgomery) and Mark Longietti (D-Mercer), as well as Sens. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) and John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) will serve as co-chairs for Pennsylvania’s Rare Disease Caucus for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.   [Read More]

Feb

19

2019

February 19, 2019

Senator Judy Ward (R-30) will host an open house for community residents at her McConnellsburg district office on February 26 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., with a formal ribbon cutting at 2 p.m.   [Read More]

Feb

15

2019

February 15, 2019

Senator Judy Ward (R-30) today highlighted the new tools the General Assembly has made available to identify threats and improve school security.   [Read More]

Feb

13

2019

February 13, 2019

Senator Judy Ward (R-30) released the following statement today in response to changes in the way the Pennsylvania Game Commission is approaching the issue of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in deer:   [Read More]

Feb

07

2019

February 07, 2019

Senator Judy Ward (R-30) was appointed this week to serve on a special advisory commission that provides expertise on local government issues for the General Assembly.   [Read More]