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October 22, 2021

In this Update: Senate Local Government Committee Reports Out Four Bills, Including Energy Choice, Firearm Regulation Preemption Measures Lobbyist Disclosure Reform Package Reviewed by Senate State Government Committee Calling for the Protection of Banking Privacy Senate Passes Bill to Allow for First-time Homebuyers Savings Accounts Addressing Teacher Shortage by Improving Certification Process AgKam LLC Farm […]   [Read More]

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October 21, 2021

HARRISBURG – Senator Cris Dush (R-Jefferson) provided an update today on the status of the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee’s effort to conduct a thoughtful, responsible review of recent elections. The Attorney General and Senate Democrats sought to block the committee’s lawful subpoena for information necessary to begin an election integrity investigation. On Friday, Senate Republicans […]   [Read More]

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October 21, 2021

In an effort to help address the teacher shortage facing the Commonwealth, the Senate this week approved a plan to simplify the process for out-of-state teachers to obtain certification in Pennsylvania, according to Senator Cris Dush (R-25) who supported the bill.   [Read More]

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October 21, 2021

The Pennsylvania State Senate this week passed a bill to allow individuals to open first-time homebuyer savings account with a financial institution, according to Senator Cris Dush (R-25), who supported the bill.   [Read More]

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October 20, 2021

The Borough of Brookville, Jefferson County, was awarded a total of $1.95 million in financing today (October 20) by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST), according to Senator Cris Dush (R-25) and state Representative Brian Smith (R-66).   [Read More]

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October 19, 2021

 

The Senate Local Government Committee today (October 19) reported to the full Senate four bills, three of which were amended by the committee, according to Committee Majority Chairman Senator Cris Dush (R-25).   [Read More]