Local Government Committee Senator Rosemary Brown, Chair

Senate Local Government Committee Votes to Update County Code, Municipal Advertising Rules
June 14, 2022

Senate Local Government Committee Votes to Update County Code, Municipal Advertising Rules

The Senate Local Government Committee has reported to the full Senate two bills aimed at improving local government operations, said Sen. Cris Dush (R-25), chairman of the committee.  [Read More]

Senate Local Government Committee Approves 4 Bills Including Energy Choice Legislation
June 7, 2022

Senate Local Government Committee Approves 4 Bills Including Energy Choice Legislation

Four bills, including legislation to protect consumers’ energy choices, were approved by the Senate Local Government Committee, according to Sen. Cris Dush (R-25), chairman of the committee.  [Read More]

 
January 25, 2022

Senate Local Government Committee Reports Out Four Bills

The Senate Local Government Committee considered four bills during a meeting on Tuesday, according to Sen. Cris Dush, chairman of the committee.   [Read More]

 
October 19, 2021

Senate Local Government Committee Reports Out Four Bills, Including Energy Choice, Firearm Regulation Preemption Measures

The Senate Local Government Committee today (October 19) reported to the full Senate four bills, three of which were amended by the committee, according to Committee Majority Chairman Senator Cris Dush (R-25).   [Read More]

Dush: Amendment to County Code Voted Out of Local Government Committee
September 21, 2021

Dush: Amendment to County Code Voted Out of Local Government Committee

The Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by Sen. Cris Dush (R-25), reported out of committee House Bill 1591, which would amend the County Code to delay impacts of census-based county class changes.  [Read More]

 
September 13, 2021

Dush Discusses Positives for Local Governments During COVID-19

The Senate and House Local Government committees held a joint hearing today exploring the positives experienced for local government entities during the COVID-19 pandemic.   [Read More]

Senator Dush’s Bill to Modernize Second Class Township Code Passed by Committee
June 8, 2021

Senator Dush’s Bill to Modernize Second Class Township Code Passed by Committee

The Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by Sen. Cris Dush (R-25), today approved his bill to modernize parts of the state code for Second Class townships.  [Read More]

Joint Hearing on Utility Scale Solar Development Set for Tuesday
May 21, 2021

Joint Hearing on Utility Scale Solar Development Set for Tuesday

The Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, Chaired by Senator Elder Vogel (R-47) and the Senate Local Government Committee, Chaired by Senator Cris Dush (R-25)  will hold a joint committee hearing on Tuesday, May 25, to gather information from testifiers on utility scale solar development in the Commonwealth and related local government ordinances.  [Read More]

Senator Dush’s Local Government Committee Moves Five Bills
April 28, 2021

Senator Dush’s Local Government Committee Moves Five Bills

The Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by state Senator Cris Dush (R-25), moved five bills out of committee today.  [Read More]

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