News Releases

Jun

07

2021

June 07, 2021

 

Parents would have a stronger role to play in deciding the best educational options for their children under legislation approved by the Senate Education Committee today, according to Chairman Scott Martin (R-13), President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) and Senator John DiSanto (R-15).   [Read More]

May

26

2021

May 26, 2021

With Pennsylvania’s employment rate lagging behind those of other states emerging from the pandemic, the state Senate this week approved several bills to rein in job-stifling regulations, including a bill sponsored by Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry).   [Read More]

May

17

2021

May 17, 2021

Harrisburg — Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) said that residents can use an upcoming telephone town hall to voice their opinion of PennDOT plans to toll the I-83 bridge in Dauphin County and other bridges on Pennsylvania interstate highways. PennDOT will hold a telephone town hall on the plan Tuesday, May 25, beginning at 6 p.m. […]   [Read More]

Apr

29

2021

April 29, 2021

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

Apr

20

2021

April 20, 2021

As Chairman of the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee, Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) held a voting meeting to approve bills that promote the use of team-based healthcare as well as strengthen the independence of the state’s banking fund.   [Read More]

Mar

17

2021

March 17, 2021

Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) and Representative Perry Stambaugh (Perry/Cumberland) introduced a proposal this week that would allow Pennsylvania residents to vote directly on the elimination of school property taxes through an amendment to the state constitution.   [Read More]

Mar

01

2021

March 01, 2021

State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) has reintroduced legislation to modernize a costly and archaic state mandate requiring school districts and municipalities to publish all public notices in a printed local newspaper.   [Read More]

Feb

24

2021

February 24, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has created extraordinary challenges that clearly require the cooperation of all branches and levels of government.   [Read More]

Feb

18

2021

February 18, 2021

Today Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) and Senator Mike Regan (Cumberland/York) learned for the first time from the PA Department of Transportation (PennDOT) that they intend to impose tolls on the Interstate 83 John Harris (South) Bridge in Harrisburg between Dauphin and Cumberland County. DiSanto and Regan oppose this tolling plan and intend to use every means available to them, legislative or otherwise, to prevent Governor Wolf from moving forward.   [Read More]

Feb

10

2021

February 10, 2021

State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) has reintroduced legislation that would expedite the voluntary termination of parental rights in the course of the legal adoption process.   [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

Governor Tom Wolf today unveiled his proposed $40.2 billion General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22, which includes a massive increase in state spending, a substantial personal income tax rate hike, imposition of Marcellus Shale extraction tax, and elimination of funding for broadband expansion as well as vital agricultural and health programs and services.   [Read More]

Jan

26

2021

January 26, 2021

The state Senate today approved a proposed constitutional amendment, co-prime sponsored by Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry), that would limit the length of future emergency disaster declarations unless an extension is approved by the General Assembly, moving it one step closer to a voter referendum.   [Read More]