Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward on President Trump Verdict
May 31, 2024

Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward on President Trump Verdict

Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) issued the following statement regarding the verdict of President Donald Trump.  [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]

PA Senate Leaders Issue Statement on Biden Administration’s Disastrous New Power Plant Emission Rules
April 26, 2024

PA Senate Leaders Issue Statement on Biden Administration’s Disastrous New Power Plant Emission Rules

Pennsylvania Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-39), Senate Majority Leader Joe Pittman (R-41) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Scott Martin (R-13) issued the following statement today in reaction to new power plant emission rules imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency that will harm energy consumers and reduce grid reliability:  [Read More]

Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward Sends Letter to President Joe Biden on the Importance of U.S. Steel Jobs Staying in Southwestern Pennsylvania
April 17, 2024

Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward Sends Letter to President Joe Biden on the Importance of U.S. Steel Jobs Staying in Southwestern Pennsylvania

I grew up in a blue-collar town where everyone worked in a coal mine or a steel mill.   [Read More]

Sen. Kim Ward Votes to Expand Megan’s Law to Hold Human Traffickers Accountable
March 22, 2024

Sen. Kim Ward Votes to Expand Megan’s Law to Hold Human Traffickers Accountable

Senate President Pro Tempore Senator Kim Ward (R-39) voted to continue to advance efforts to improve community safety across Pennsylvania by expanding Megan’s Law to ensure that human traffickers will not escape the full rigors of the law based on technicalities.  [Read More]

Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward Calls on Gov. Shapiro to Support Efforts to Secure Our Nation’s Border
March 19, 2024

Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward Calls on Gov. Shapiro to Support Efforts to Secure Our Nation’s Border

Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) issued the following statement calling on Gov. Josh Shapiro to support efforts to secure our nation’s border with Operation Lone Star:  [Read More]

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March 19, 2024

Sen. Kim Ward Honors Mt. Pleasant Mayor Gerald D. Lucia with Memorial Highway Designation

Senate President Pro Tempore Senator Kim Ward (R-39) today announced the Senate approved legislation designating a portion of Pennsylvania Route 31 in Mt. Pleasant Twp. as a Memorial Highway honoring former Mt. Pleasant Mayor Gerald D. Lucia.  [Read More]

Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward Statement: Shapiro’s Carbon Tax Proposal Stifles Pennsylvania’s Energy Potential
March 13, 2024

Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward Statement: Shapiro’s Carbon Tax Proposal Stifles Pennsylvania’s Energy Potential

Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Josh Shapiro’s proposal to implement a carbon tax, which would stifle Pennsylvania’s energy potential:  [Read More]

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February 7, 2024

PA Senate Passes Resolution Supporting a More Secure Southern Border

As the unprecedented rise in illegal immigration strains the resources of states throughout the nation, the Pennsylvania Senate approved a resolution today sponsored by Senate Republican leaders calling for action to address the border crisis and support states’ rights to protect their citizens.  [Read More]

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February 6, 2024

Senate Republican Leadership Statement: Massive Spending Increase in Shapiro Budget Raises Concerns

The massive $3.2 billion increase in state spending in Gov. Josh Shapiro’s proposed 2024-25 state budget raises concerns for Senate Republicans, said 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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