Jun

08

2021

June 08, 2021

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]

May

21

2021

May 21, 2021

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]

Apr

28

2021

April 28, 2021

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

May

13

2020

May 13, 2020

At a Senate hearing today, some of the state’s leading medical experts and county leaders outlined plans and objectives to protect Pennsylvania’s vulnerable senior populations as counties begin to safely reopen following the governor’s COVID-19 shutdown. [Read More]

May

12

2020

May 12, 2020

Two Senate committees will hold a public hearing on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. to hear testimony from county officials about efforts to begin to reopen safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as from medical experts who are treating our most vulnerable senior population and researching the virus COVID-19. [Read More]

May

01

2020

May 01, 2020

Members of the Senate Local Government Committee and the Senate Health and Human Services Committee will take a closer look at Governor Wolf’s approach to reopening Pennsylvania during a joint hearing on Monday, May 4, beginning at 10 a.m. [Read More]

Jul

03

2019

July 03, 2019

The Senate Majority Policy Committee and the Senate Local Government Committee will hold a joint workshop to study the economic health of Pennsylvania’s cities. This workshop will take place on Thursday July 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Lancaster City Hall, 120 North Duke St, Lancaster, PA. [Read More]

Jun

18

2018

June 18, 2018

The Senate Local Government Committee will study legislation that would reform and modernize the way that property taxes are collected during a public hearing on Tuesday, June 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Room 8E-A of the state Capitol Building, according to Acting Committee Chair Senator Scott Martin (R-13). [Read More]

Jun

13

2017

June 13, 2017

The Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Wagner (R-York), convened to approve six bills today. [Read More]

Jun

07

2017

June 07, 2017

The Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Wagner (R-York), approved three bills today sponsored by members of the Local Government Commission. [Read More]