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E-news Updates – February 24, 2024
February 24, 2024

E-news Updates – February 24, 2024

In this Update: Senate Begins Review of Proposed State Budget Free Webinars Provide Helpful Financial Aid Info Help is Available for Struggling Veterans Mental Health Treatment is Available for Farmers Recognizing National FFA Week Senate Begins Review of Proposed State Budget The Senate Appropriations Committee began public hearings this week on the proposed 2024-25 state […]  [Read More]

E-news Updates – February 17, 2024
February 17, 2024

E-news Updates – February 17, 2024

In this Update: Happy Presidents Day! PA Parks Offer Free Events for People of All Ages Budget Hearings Begin Next Week Examining Massive Shapiro Spending Plan Shielding Pennsylvanians from Cybersecurity Attacks Protect Your Money by Investing Wisely Student Art Contest Raises Lyme Disease Awareness Happy Presidents Day! On Monday, Feb. 19, we recognize Presidents Day […]  [Read More]

E-news Updates – February 10, 2024
February 10, 2024

E-news Updates – February 10, 2024

In this Update: Massive Spending Increase in Shapiroโ€™s Budget Creates Concern Senate Passes Measure Supporting a More Secure Southern Border Property Tax Relief is Available for Homeowners Senate Hearing on Office of Administration Data Loss 2023 Accomplishments: Cutting Red Tape Protecting Against Hypothermia and Frostbite Massive Spending Increase in Shapiroโ€™s Budget Creates Concern This week, […]  [Read More]

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February 7, 2024

Remarks on SR 234

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Shapiro math doesnโ€™t add up. ๐Ÿค”โœ๐Ÿป

When Gov. Shapiro says he wants to "๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ซ๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ in PA", he really means ๐™๐˜ผ๐™“ Pennsylvanians.
Today, we recognize Presidents Day and reflect on the effort it takes to guide our country in the right direction. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’™

Originally, the holiday was to honor our first president โ€“ George Washington โ€“ but it has since been expanded.
It just doesnโ€™t add up.

State spending would ๐Ÿ“ˆ by more than $๐Ÿฏ.๐Ÿฎ ๐—•๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก under Shapiroโ€™s new budget plan.

The @pasenategop will be working hard to get spending down.

Details here:
It's the ๐™ž๐™ง๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™ฎ for me. ๐Ÿˆ
๐Ÿ“ฐ: Politics PA
๐™ˆ๐™–๐™จ๐™จ๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š ๐™Ž๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™„๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™จ๐™š ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™Ž๐™๐™–๐™ฅ๐™ž๐™ง๐™ค ๐˜ฝ๐™ช๐™™๐™œ๐™š๐™ฉ ๐™๐™–๐™ž๐™จ๐™š๐™จ ๐˜พ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™š๐™ง๐™ฃ๐™จ
I don't stand for out-of-control spending with no explanation of how we are going to responsibly pay for it. The governorโ€™s annual budget address โ€” with all of the proposed spending and government intrusion on Pennsylvania families โ€” was obviously his audition for being the sweetheart of the Democratic National Committee.
"Glad tidings on this Groundhog Day and early spring is on the way."๐ŸŒธโ˜€

Thank you, Phil!
The crisis at our southern border presents an imminent threat against the U.S.

@pasenategop stand in support of Gov. Abbottโ€™s efforts to use every tool at his disposal to protect the border. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Full statement w/ @senatorpittman & @senatorscottmartinpa here:
๐Ÿ“ Applications are being accepted for the ๐™‹๐™ง๐™ค๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ฎ ๐™๐™–๐™ญ/๐™๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ ๐™๐™š๐™—๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™‹๐™ง๐™ค๐™œ๐™ง๐™–๐™ข for seniors!

The General Assembly expanded income eligibility.

๐Ÿ’ป Find details here:
Today we honor the brave men and women for their dedication to our communities and safety.

I am grateful and honored for your support as I continue in the role of Senate President Pro Tempore.

Thank you.
I was grateful to receive the ๐™‹๐™ง๐™š๐™จ๐™ž๐™™๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™–๐™ก ๐™ˆ๐™š๐™™๐™–๐™ก ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ƒ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ง and deliver the December commencement address on Saturday.

It was an absolute privilege to stand before the next generation of leaders.

Thank you, @saintvincentcollege. ๐Ÿ’š

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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