News Releases

Sep

21

2021

September 21, 2021

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee will hold a public hearing to gain feedback on a proposal sponsored by the committee’s chair, Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), that would strengthen and streamline state information technology (IT) services.   [Read More]

Aug

31

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August 31, 2021

Senators Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), Mike Regan (R-York/Cumberland), Chris Gebhard (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York) and Doug Mastriano (R-Adams/Cumberland/Franklin/York) and Representatives Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland), Keith Gillespie (R-York), Seth Grove (R-York), Mike Jones (R-York), Dawn Keefer (R-Cumberland/York), Kate Klunk (R-York), Dan Moul (R-Adams) and Stan Saylor (R-York) released the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s announcement imposing a statewide mask mandate in schools and childcare facilities:   [Read More]

Aug

27

2021

August 27, 2021

The latest episode of “Kristin’s Corner,” a podcast by Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), features a conversation with Senator Wayne Langerholc (R-Bedford/Cambria/Clearfield) about the recently released report by Governor Tom Wolf’s Transportation Revenue Options Commission and how it contrasts with the “DRIVE SMART Act.”   [Read More]

Aug

12

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August 12, 2021

The Senate of Pennsylvania has developed a new reporting system to make all Senate expenses available without additional filing requirements beginning on Sept. 1, Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) said today. Listen   [Read More]

Jul

19

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July 19, 2021

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee and Senate Health and Human Services Committee will hold a joint public hearing to review the recently announced $34 million contract issued by the Department of Health to Public Consulting Group, the latest third-party vendor tasked to perform contact tracing of COVID-19 positive patients over the next year.   [Read More]

Jul

16

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July 16, 2021

In the days leading up to two public hearing scheduled for July 20 and 21, respectively, Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) and Representative Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) discuss a massive data breach impacting 72,000 Pennsylvanians due to a third-party vendor’s failure to secure personal health records.   [Read More]

Jul

08

2021

July 08, 2021

Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) was named a ‘Guardian of Small Business’ by the National Federation of Independent Businesses.   [Read More]

Jul

01

2021

July 01, 2021

 

Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s veto of Senate Bill 618, legislation that would prohibit the state from implementing vaccine passports and limit entities that receive taxpayer subsidies from requiring proof of vaccination:   Listen   [Read More]

Jun

24

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June 24, 2021

 

The Senate of Pennsylvania sent Governor Tom Wolf a proposal that would block the state, as well as any county, municipality, school district, colleges and universities, from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination, according to the bill’s sponsors, Senators Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-28) and Judy Ward (R-30). Listen   [Read More]

Jun

23

2021

June 23, 2021

Secretary of Health would also be prohibited from restricting travel, imposing shelter in place mandates HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives approved legislation authored by Senators Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-28) and Judy Ward (R-30) that would ban the state, counties, municipalities, school districts, colleges and universities from requiring proof of vaccination. Senate Bill 618 was amended […]   [Read More]

Jun

23

2021

June 23, 2021

 

The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee unanimously approved legislation authored by Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) that would streamline and standardize the process for prior authorization of medical services in Pennsylvania. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

22

2021

June 22, 2021

 

The Senate State Government Committee advanced a measure that would require the Department of State to publicly post to its website a tracking system of any proposed constitutional amendment after the Wolf Administration’s Department of State failed to carry out a proposed constitutional amendment, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York). AUDIO   [Read More]