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Budget Hearing Q&A: LCB

February 25, 2020
During a #PASenate #PABudget hearing with the PA Liquor Control Board, I questioned whether changes to packaging and territorial agreements have made a positive impact on alcohol sales.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Auditor General

February 24, 2020
During the #PASenate #PABudget hearing with @PAAuditorGen, I asked about fraud, waste and abuse in the Department of Human Services.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Labor & Industry

February 24, 2020
I spoke about the importance of supporting new job opportunities in the natural gas industry and related fields during a #PASenate #PABudget hearing with @PALaborIndustry.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Labor & Industry

February 24, 2020
During a #PASenate #PABudget hearing, I asked how @PALaborIndustry and the General Assembly can work together to help more job-seekers achieve economic independence and fill the gap created by the rising number of retiring workers.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Attorney General

February 20, 2020
At the #PASenate #PAbudget hearing with @PAAttorneyGen Josh Shapiro, I asked for his opinion of the governor’s proposed 75% cut to #schoolsafety budget.     [Read More]

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Argall expresses concern over elections at Department of State budget hearing

February 20, 2020
At today’s budget hearing for the Department of State, Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) expressed his concerns if Pennsylvania will be prepared for the 2020 elections.    [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Department of State

February 20, 2020
During the #PASenate #PABudget hearing with @PAStateDept, I asked about preparations for the upcoming primary election.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: State System of Higher Education

February 20, 2020
My questioning at today’s #PASenate #PABudget hearing centered on why the @StateSystem did not implement cost-saving recommendations for keeping the system viable that were included in a commissioned report.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Corrections/Probation & Parole

February 19, 2020
Reducing the number of parolees committing violent crimes & ensuring the safety of corrections officers were among the topics I discussed with @CorrectionsPA Secretary John Wetzel at Wednesday’s #PASenate #PAbudget hearing.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Military & Veterans Affairs

February 19, 2020
I questioned how the @PADMVA is planning to use the former Lt. Governor’s mansion, which has been turned over to the department, and the status of the building’s current condition. #PASenate #PABudget     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Revenue/Lottery

February 18, 2020
During the #PASenate #PABudget hearing with @PARevenue and @PALottery, I questioned whether the technology is available to work with the Department of Human Services to identify and reduce welfare fraud.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Independent Fiscal Office

February 18, 2020
The urgent need for #welfarereform to bring able-bodied workers into our aging workforce was the topic of my discussion with @Ind_Fisc_Office Director Matthew Knittel. #PASenate #PAbudget     [Read More]