News Releases

Jun

21

2017

June 21, 2017

A bipartisan group of state senators and Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel today unveiled legislation to establish a public charitable trust to help children impacted by the prison system and reverse the direction of youth who are on a path leading to incarceration in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Jun

13

2017

June 13, 2017

The Commonwealth faces a number of significant challenges, but none are as serious as the public employee pension crisis. Pension liabilities have reached a staggering $80 billion and continue to grow with each passing day.   [Read More]

Jun

12

2017

June 12, 2017

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne offers remarks at the bill signing ceremony for Senate Bill 1, legislation that will reform Pennsylvania’s public pension system.     [Read More]

Jun

07

2017

June 07, 2017

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Infrastructure, Environment and Government Operation - June 7, 2017     [Read More]

Jun

05

2017

June 05, 2017

The Senate today approved a historic pension reform bill that will transform public employee retirement benefits for the 21st Century and limit future financial risks for taxpayers.   [Read More]

Jun

05

2017

June 05, 2017

Senate Appropriations Committee Meeting - June 5, 2017   [Read More]