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E-news Updates – May 25, 2024
May 25, 2024

E-news Updates – May 25, 2024

In this Update: Senate Passes Bills to Help Veterans Job Seekers and Employers Can Connect on Free Job Board Fish for Free on Sunday, May 26 Unemployment Compensation Hints for School Bus Drivers Win Money for Your Child’s Education Senate Passes Bills to Help Veterans On Memorial Day – which is Monday, May 27 – […]  [Read More]

E-news Updates – May 18, 2024
May 18, 2024

E-news Updates – May 18, 2024

In this Update: Early Detection of Breast Cancer Saves Lives Honoring Law Enforcement Officers Free Hotline to Support New Parents Stopping Mobile Device Carriers from Misleading Consumers Senate Approves Bill to Boost PA Youth Hunting and Fishing Early Detection of Breast Cancer Saves Lives When diagnosed early, the five-year survival rate for breast cancer is […]  [Read More]

E-news Updates – May 11, 2024
May 11, 2024

E-news Updates – May 11, 2024

In this Update: Preventative Care Protects Moms, All Women Senate Republicans Secure Historic Tax Cuts for Working Families Senate Acts to Bolster Telemedicine in PA Scholarship Bill Wins Bipartisan Support Legislation to Curb Distracted Driving Set for Enactment Senate Votes to Create Statewide Sexual Assault Evidence Tracking System Preventative Care Protects Moms, All Women Happy […]  [Read More]

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May 7, 2024

Senate Republicans Secure Passage of Historic Tax Cuts for Working Families

Working families, job creators and energy consumers in Pennsylvania would see their taxes reduced by approximately $3 billion a year under a bill approved by the Senate today, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-39), Senate Majority Leader Joe Pittman (R-41) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Scott Martin (R-13).  [Read More]

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🚨IT’S OFFICIAL🚨

Pittsburgh will be hosting the 2026 @nfl Draft.

HERE WE GO! 🖤⭐️

https://www.visitpittsburgh.com/media/press-releases/pittsburgh-2026-nfl-draft/
𝐑𝐞𝐠𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐫 𝐦𝐚𝐦𝐦𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐬 𝐬𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐥𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬. 🩷

📅 Scheduling one might just be the most important appointment you make this year.

Early detection is 🗝️ in the fight against breast cancer.

#MammoMay w/ @pabreastcancer
As we recognize National Police Week, we extend our heartfelt appreciation to the officers who safeguard our streets & uphold justice across the commonwealth.

Your courage & dedication make our communities safer every day. 🚔

Thank you for your service. 💙#paproud
Working families, job creators & energy consumers in PA would see their taxes reduced by approximately $3 billion a year under a bill approved by the Senate earlier this week.

🔗 Read about it here: https://www.pasenategop.com/news/senate-republicans-secure-passage-of-historic-tax-cuts-for-working-families/
𝗝𝗨𝗦𝗧 𝗡𝗢𝗪: @pasenategop secured the passage of  𝘩𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘪𝘤 𝘵𝘢𝘹 𝘤𝘶𝘵𝘴 for working families! 👏🏻✂️

🔗Read about it here: https://senatorward.com/2024/05/07/senate-republicans-secure-passage-of-historic-tax-cuts-for-working-families/
𝙀𝙖𝙧𝙡𝙮 𝙙𝙚𝙩𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙨𝙖𝙫𝙚𝙨 𝙡𝙞𝙫𝙚𝙨!

📅 Don't delay, schedule your mammogram today.

It's a simple step that could make all the difference in your health.💗

#MammoMay w/ @pabreastcancer
🥨 𝙃𝙖𝙥𝙥𝙮 𝙉𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙋𝙧𝙚𝙩𝙯𝙚𝙡 𝘿𝙖𝙮! 🥨

First declared in PA where 80% of pretzel production comes from 45 factories, it's fitting that the nation honors its favorite twisted treat today.

Let's indulge in some salty goodness! 😋

🔗: bit.ly/44jujYr
Today, the Capitol was alive with the excitement of young minds as we celebrated 𝗧𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗖𝗵𝗶𝗹𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗗𝗮𝘆!🌟

From exploring the historic halls to learning about legislation, it was a day of inspiration & fun for our next generation of leaders.
Wishing a heartfelt #Passover to all who celebrate!🌟

As you gather with loved ones to retell the story of liberation and renewal, may this sacred time bring joy, reflection and blessings to your homes.

𝘾𝙝𝙖𝙜 𝙎𝙖𝙢𝙚𝙖𝙘𝙝!🕊️🕯️

#Passover2024 #ChagSameach
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🗳️Primary Election Day is almost here!

Make your voice heard and cast your vote on Tuesday.

Know your polling place and be ready to make a difference!

Find your poll here: bit.ly/4aFaT2x

#pavotes
𝗛𝗮𝗽𝗽𝘆 #𝟰𝟭𝟮 𝗗𝗮𝘆!

The @pitt_vb team was honored in the Senate earlier this week.

Their accolades speak volumes:
🏆 5x ACC Champions
🏐 4x NCAA Elite Eight 
🔥 2021, 2022 & 2023 Final Four appearances

HAIL TO PITT! 💙🥇
#H2P @senatorcosta
Looking for a button. 🪡🧵😅

Senate session week — where even my purse reflects the vibes of Tuesday.
☑️eclipse glasses
☑️Bonnie Tyler
☑️incredible dance moves

We are ready to witness the total eclipse! 🌑☀️
Grateful for the opportunity to share insights on empowerment, inspiration & leadership for the next generation of female leaders on the @america250_pa podcast.🎙️

#WomensHistoryMonth  #PAWomen

𝙁𝙪𝙡𝙡 𝙚𝙥𝙞𝙨𝙤𝙙𝙚 𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙚:
www.america250pa.org/Podcasts
What an excellent way to honor Women’s History Month in Pennsylvania!

The portrait unveiling ceremony commemorating Catherine Baker Knoll, Pennsylvania’s first female lieutenant governor, held at our state capitol building.

#WomensHistoryMonth  #Pennsylvania
Unleashing PA’s energy potential would create thousands of good jobs and keep our power grid secure. ⚡️

Meet Senator Kim Ward

Senator Kim Ward currently serves as the Senate Pro Tempore. She is the first woman in the history of the Pennsylvania Legislature to serve as Senate Pro Tempore and Senate Majority Leader in either the Pennsylvania House or Senate. In 2008, Senator Ward won the Pennsylvania 39th Senatorial District seat and was the first woman ever elected to that seat. She was re-elected in 2012 and 2016, and most recently in 2020.
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