News Releases

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]

May

05

2022

May 05, 2022

Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) issued the following statement today regarding Senate Bill 956 to ensure the media, public and elected officials understand the legislation and to help prevent misrepresentation of the constitutional amendment:   [Read More]

Apr

22

2022

April 22, 2022

Two historic properties in Carlisle received a $1.25 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant, Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) and Rep. Barb Gleim (R-199) announced today.   [Read More]

Apr

22

2022

April 22, 2022

The Blair County Road 101 corridor improvement project received $2 million in grant money from Pennsylvania’s Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF), Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) and Rep. Jim Gregory (R-80) said today.   [Read More]

Apr

22

2022

April 22, 2022

To improve infrastructure in and around Altoona, Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) and Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Fulton/Cumberland/Franklin/Huntington) announced needed grant funding through the Pennsylvanian Department of Transportation’s Multimodal Transportation Fund.   [Read More]

Apr

22

2022

April 22, 2022

Union Township received a $310,000 grant through the Pennsylvania Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF), Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) and Rep. Jesse Topper (R-78) announced today.   [Read More]

Apr

13

2022

April 13, 2022

State Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) voted today to safeguard the integrity of Pennsylvania’s elections as the Senate approved legislation that would prevent the future use of unsecured ballot drop boxes and ban private money to fund election operations.   [Read More]

Apr

12

2022

April 12, 2022

 

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee convened a public hearing today to discuss the impact of adult-use marijuana legalization on children, Chairwoman Judy Ward (R-30) said.   [Read More]

Apr

11

2022

April 11, 2022

The Senate Education Committee advanced a measure to establish the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act, according to Sens. Judy Ward (R-30) and Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-28), who sponsored the legislation.   [Read More]