News Releases

Feb

21

2019

February 21, 2019

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne asked Acting PEMA Commissioner Randy Padfield about funding for disaster relief and other fund balances under PEMA that are being carried forward but are unencumbered.     [Read More]

Feb

21

2019

February 21, 2019

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne asked officials about the audit of the statewide public radio project and efforts to recover taxpayer dollars where possible, as well as applying performance-based budgeting to State Police.     [Read More]

Feb

21

2019

February 21, 2019

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne discussed the importance of meeting the challenges of tomorrow with PASSHE Chancellor Dan Greenstein during the budget hearing for the State System of Higher Education.     [Read More]

Feb

19

2019

February 19, 2019

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne asked Independent Fiscal Office Director Matthew Knittel about growing concerns about the national economic outlook and how that slowdown could impact PA.     [Read More]

Feb

19

2019

February 19, 2019

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Browne discussed revenue-neutral economic development incentives, updates to the tax code to keep it current with the modern economy, and the development of I-lottery WITH Revenue Secretary Hassell.     [Read More]

Feb

19

2019

February 19, 2019

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne asked PUC commissioners about nuclear energy’s role in Pennsylvania, utility investment in pipelines delivering gas to homes, and PA’s energy portfolio.     [Read More]