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Unprecedented Senate session leads to advancement of major issues to help with state’s coronavirus pandemic response, Phillips-Hill says

March 25, 2020
Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) voted on several key measures during today’s Senate session, which was conducted over a livestream video feed where senators could remotely vote, to aid in the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.   [Read More]

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Clarity needed for local businesses, Phillips-Hill urges governor to work with stakeholders

March 20, 2020
Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) released the following statement in response to Governor Wolf’s late announcement last evening to require all “non-life sustaining” businesses to close by 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 19.   [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Budget Secretary

March 04, 2020
I asked about changes the state’s contract to expand internet service during the #PASenate #PABudget hearing with Budget Secretary Jen Swails.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Professional Liability Joint Underwriting Association

March 04, 2020
During a #PASenate #PAbudget hearing, I asked about the current market for medical liability insurance and the importance of the PA Joint Underwriting Association as a coverage option.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: DEP (Part 2)

March 04, 2020
The overuse of special funds makes it difficult to provide oversight of taxpayer dollars. I questioned @PennsylvaniaDEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell about this, as well as my bill to improve PA’s permitting process. #PASenate #PAbudget     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Environmental Protection (DEP) (Part 1)

March 04, 2020
At the #PASenate #PAbudget hearing with @PennsylvaniaDEP, I questioned Secretary Patrick McDonnell about the proposed electric transmission line through southern York County & PA citizens paying more due to other states’ energy policies.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Penn College/Thaddeus Stevens College/Community Colleges

March 03, 2020
I highlighted the importance of higher education entities working to meet the demands of today’s workforce during a #PASenate #PAbudget hearing with @PennCollege, @thaddeusstevens and @NorthamptonComm.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Conservation & Natural Resources

March 03, 2020
I told @DCNRnews Secretary Cindy Dunn that the effort I’m leading to close the PA digital divide would receive a great boost if DCNR permitted more cell & radio towers on land it controls. #PASenate #PAbudget     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: State-Related Universities

March 03, 2020
It’s important to attract in-state students to Pennsylvanian’s state-related universities. During a #PASenate #PABudget hearing, I wanted to know what is being done to make that happen and to also help students manage debt wisely.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Penn State Ag Research & Ag Extension

March 02, 2020
I asked the Dean of Penn State’s @agsciences & @psuextension about efforts to survey farmers on what they are doing to control pollution and raised concerns about the growing incidence of Lyme Disease in PA. #PASenate #PABudget     [Read More]