News Releases

Jul

08

2020

July 08, 2020

Fire, rescue and EMS companies hampered by lack of fundraising opportunities during the COVID-19 emergency can register now for grants to help cover expenses, Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) announced today.     [Read More]

Jul

01

2020

July 01, 2020

Legislation introduced by State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) to extend second chances for rehabilitated citizens seeking state-issued job licenses is being signed into law today by the Governor.   [Read More]

Jul

01

2020

July 01, 2020

Several bills moved forward in the state Senate this week to boost support for Pennsylvania firefighters, according to Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry).   [Read More]

Jul

01

2020

July 01, 2020

The Pennsylvania Senate continued its work to improve police training and reduce deadly force incidents, approving a second round of reform legislation this week, according to Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry).   [Read More]

Jun

25

2020

June 25, 2020

The Pennsylvania Senate this week approved legislation aimed at supporting good policing practices in commonwealth communities, according to Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry).   [Read More]

Jun

24

2020

June 24, 2020

Legislation introduced by State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) to extend second chances for rehabilitated citizens seeking state-issued job licenses was approved by the Senate today with House amendments and is now on its way to the Governor’s desk. The Governor has ten days to act on the bill and his administration has previously expressed support for the legislation.   [Read More]

Jun

18

2020

June 18, 2020

Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary Pedro Rivera recently issued a statement about how education can play a role in moving Pennsylvania forward on our national dialogue on racial inequity.   [Read More]

Jun

10

2020

June 10, 2020

Future emergency disaster declarations could not be extended beyond 30 days without legislative approval under a proposed Constitutional Amendment approved by the Senate today, according to State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry), who co-sponsored the measure.   [Read More]

Jun

10

2020

June 10, 2020

Today the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee advanced legislation authored by State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) which would streamline and reduce the state’s regulatory burden.   [Read More]

Jun

09

2020

June 09, 2020

Legislation sponsored by State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) giving municipalities stronger enforcement over abandoned and dilapidated properties was approved by the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee today.   [Read More]

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) today voted in favor of a $25.8 billion interim budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year. The five month spending plan, House Bill 2387, allows for more certainty about actual state tax revenues following the peak of the COVID-19 crisis.   [Read More]

May

27

2020

May 27, 2020

Legislation sponsored by State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) requiring the General Assembly approve all major regulations was approved by the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee today.   [Read More]