News Releases

Oct

10

2019

October 10, 2019

Two local lawmakers have joined efforts to rein in excessive state government spending by the executive branch.   [Read More]

Sep

26

2019

September 26, 2019

The bridge carrying Iron Stone Hill Road (State Route 2087) over the East Branch Codorus Creek was officially renamed the Sgt. Christopher M. Wrinkle and Tosca Memorial Bridge during a ceremony on October 3 at 11 a.m.     [Read More]

Sep

24

2019

September 24, 2019

The Senate State Government Committee approved bills aimed at improving access to broadband, repurposing the Lieutenant Governor’s residence, honoring the sacrifices of U.S. military veterans and studying the use of state-owned facilities during a voting meeting at the state Capitol today, according to acting committee chair, Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York).   [Read More]

Sep

23

2019

September 23, 2019

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee wrapped up its series of public hearings regarding the lack of broadband in rural Pennsylvania today with testimony that reinforces the fact that most of the state suffers due to a lack of access to high-speed broadband.   [Read More]

Sep

20

2019

September 20, 2019

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee will hold its fourth and final public hearing on ways Pennsylvania can improve access to high-speed broadband internet next week at the state Capitol, according to committee chair Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York).   [Read More]

Sep

12

2019

September 12, 2019

As part of her commitment to keep local residents informed on important state-related issues, Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) released her latest podcast today featuring an update on ways Pennsylvania could close its digital divide with a wide-ranging interview with Sascha Meinrath, the Palmer Chair in Telecommunications at Penn State.   [Read More]

Sep

11

2019

September 11, 2019

Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) is encouraging school districts and community groups throughout the 28th Senatorial District to apply for grants to boost safety measures and reduce violence.   [Read More]

Sep

04

2019

September 04, 2019

Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) was appointed to serve on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Infrastructure and Government Operations.   [Read More]

Sep

03

2019

September 03, 2019

Speaking in front of a packed room at the Monroe County Safety Center, Sally Kozak, Deputy Secretary with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, testified that broadband access is critical for the delivery of high-quality healthcare.   [Read More]

Aug

27

2019

August 27, 2019

As part of an ongoing series of public hearings across the state, the Senate Communications and Technology Committee will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, September 3 to receive testimony on how limited access to high-speed internet is affecting local emergency responders and the medical community.   [Read More]

Aug

26

2019

August 26, 2019

Senator Pat Stefano (R-Fayette/Somerset/Westmoreland) is bringing the Senate Communications and Technology Committee to Penn State Fayette to explore the implications of high-speed internet on Pennsylvania’s two critical industries – agriculture and education.   [Read More]

Aug

07

2019

August 07, 2019

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee traveled to Indiana County to hear from panelists from across the state testify about the role and impact high-speed internet plays in today’s economy.     [Read More]