News Releases

Jan

16

2020

January 16, 2020

Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) announced today his Senate Bill 983 which seeks to strengthen the Commonwealth’s newborn screening program to better protect infants from rare diseases.   [Read More]

Jan

15

2020

January 15, 2020

January 9, 2020 PennLive Editorial Board Via: letters@pennlive.com Dear Editors, As a longtime proponent and co-sponsor of the Taxpayer Protection Act, I commend the PennLive Editorial Board for its Jan. 8 endorsement of more transparent budgeting and spending limits for state government. Pennsylvania’s exodus of highly-educated young people is well documented as they seek opportunities […]   [Read More]

Dec

18

2019

December 18, 2019

The Senate gave final approval to two bills today that would strengthen the criminal justice system and reduce costs to taxpayers, according to Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry), who supported the bills.   [Read More]

Dec

12

2019

December 12, 2019

Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) attended a public hearing of the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee at Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe, makers of Martin’s Potato Rolls and other breads, to emphasize the need for reducing excess government regulation.   [Read More]

Nov

21

2019

November 21, 2019

Today the Senate unanimously approved Senator John DiSanto’s (Dauphin/Perry) Senate Bill 637 to extend second chances for rehabilitated individuals seeking meaningful employment, while growing the commonwealth’s skilled workforce.   [Read More]

Nov

18

2019

November 18, 2019

State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) said the State Senate today gave final approval to a measure to make firefighter training more accessible and affordable through online courses.   [Read More]

Nov

18

2019

November 18, 2019

As Chairman of the Senate Aging & Youth Committee, Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) held a voting meeting to approve bills that strengthen penalties for failing to report child abuse and better track reports of infants born with drug or alcohol addiction.   [Read More]

Nov

14

2019

November 14, 2019

Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) announced today his new legislation which seeks to give municipalities stronger enforcement mechanisms to better combat abandoned and dilapidated properties.   [Read More]

Nov

12

2019

November 12, 2019

State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) today announced the approval of $1.2 million in state grants to help pay for three transportation projects in Dauphin County.   [Read More]

Nov

07

2019

November 07, 2019

Senator John DiSanto’s (Dauphin/Perry) proposal to provide for a new nonprofit security grant to enhance safety for faith-based institutions and nonprofit organizations was signed into law today by Governor Tom Wolf as part of  Act 83 of 2019.   [Read More]

Oct

31

2019

October 31, 2019

The Senate approved legislation yesterday aimed at promoting telemedicine in Pennsylvania as a way to overcome barriers to quality patient care created by distance and reduce the costs of those services, according to Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry).    [Read More]

Oct

30

2019

October 30, 2019

Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) today joined Senate colleagues in approving legislation to help student athletes and their parents take steps to prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA).   [Read More]