News Releases

Mar

01

2022

March 01, 2022

 

Pennsylvania’s long-term care homes face a Medicaid funding crisis that threatens to reduce access for our neediest residents, Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) said Tuesday.   [Read More]

Feb

28

2022

February 28, 2022

 

Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) called for legislative action on Monday, Feb. 28 – a date recognized across the world as Rare Disease Day – to expand access to medical treatments for residents living with rare medical conditions.   [Read More]

Feb

08

2022

February 08, 2022

 

In an address to the General Assembly, Gov. Tom Wolf proposed a $45.7 billion 2022-23 state budget that would increase General Fund spending by $4.5 billion, Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) said today.   [Read More]

Feb

07

2022

February 07, 2022

The Senate approved legislation today that will clarify COVID-19 death reporting rules statewide, said prime bill sponsor Sen. Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]

Feb

07

2022

February 07, 2022

 

The Senate approved legislation today that modernizes signature rules for notary publics, Sen. Judy Ward announced (R-30).   [Read More]

Jan

27

2022

January 27, 2022

On Tuesday, the Senate Health and Human Services Committee approved Senate Bill152, sponsored by Sen. Judy Ward (R-30), that is aimed at providing higher quality health care to women.   [Read More]

Jan

26

2022

January 26, 2022

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee approved a constitutional amendment, sponsored by Sen. Judy Ward (R-30), on Tuesday to prevent the court from changing Pennsylvania’s abortion laws.    [Read More]

Jan

21

2022

January 21, 2022

Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) and Rep. Jim Gregory (R-80) announced $8.7 million in state financing awarded to the Northern Blair County Regional Sewer Authority for a rehabilitation project impacting 3,200 residents.   [Read More]

Jan

21

2022

January 21, 2022

Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) and Rep. Jim Gregory (R-80) announced nearly $2.4 million in state financing awarded to the Curryville Water Authority to retire its aging water system.   [Read More]

Jan

19

2022

January 19, 2022

The Senate approved legislation Wednesday that Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) sponsored to loosen restrictions on Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) across Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Jan

15

2022

January 15, 2022

An investigation of Fulton County’s voting machines will be postponed pending a court order, Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) said Friday.   [Read More]

Dec

16

2021

December 16, 2021

The House of Representatives unanimously approved Sen. Judy Ward’s legislation yesterday that permits online educational training for nurse aides.   [Read More]