News Releases

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]

Jan

22

2021

January 22, 2021

The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee approved a proposed amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution today to bolster the state’s efforts to respond to emergencies by limiting the length of future disaster declarations, according to prime sponsors Senators John DiSanto and (R-15) and Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Jan

20

2021

January 20, 2021

State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) will be hosting a telephone town hall with local residents Wednesday, January 27, from 4 to 5 p.m.   [Read More]

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) has been appointed Chairman of the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee for the 2021-22 legislative session by Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman.    [Read More]

Dec

15

2020

December 15, 2020

Pennsylvania employers and workers endured the second-highest percentage of mandated business closures in the nation, a direct result of Governor Wolf’s failed pandemic leadership, according to Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry).   [Read More]

Nov

20

2020

November 20, 2020

Legislation that would create a grant program to extend deployment of broadband services in underserved areas of the state earned final approval in the Senate today and was sent to the governor to be signed into law, according to Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry), who supported the bill.   [Read More]

Nov

20

2020

November 20, 2020

Legislation introduced by Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) to ensure newborn babies are comprehensively screened for all recommended disorders was unanimously approved in the House of Representatives today and is now on its way to the Governor’s desk.   [Read More]

Nov

20

2020

November 20, 2020

Health care providers, schools, businesses and others who followed COVID-19 public health directives would be protected from unfair lawsuits for good-faith actions they took during the pandemic under legislation approved Thursday by the Senate, said Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry).   [Read More]

Nov

16

2020

November 16, 2020

Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) today announced local recipients of competitive 2019-2020 Safe Schools Targeted Grants.   [Read More]

Nov

11

2020

November 11, 2020

The Senate State Government Committee announced Wednesday it will review the state’s election results as a way to restore trust in the vote.   [Read More]