News Releases

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]

May

21

2020

May 21, 2020

Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) announced today that, with Perry County moving to the “yellow” phase of reopening on Friday, May 22, his New Bloomfield district office at 7 West Main Street will begin scheduling in-person meetings again.   [Read More]

May

15

2020

May 15, 2020

A group of Republican state senators are introducing legislation for a constitutional amendment that will provide equal distribution of power among the three branches of government during emergency disaster declarations.   [Read More]

May

08

2020

May 08, 2020

Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry), Rep. Mark Keller, and Perry County Commissioners Brian Allen, Gary Eby, and Brenda Watson today responded to Governor Wolf’s failure to include Perry County in the latest announcement of additional counties scheduled to reopen.   [Read More]

May

07

2020

May 07, 2020

With its low caseload and rural setting, Perry County should have been among the first Pennsylvania counties to have stay-at-home orders lifted as the COVID-19 crisis eases, according to Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry), Rep. Mark Keller, and Perry County Commissioners Brian Allen, Gary Eby, and Brenda Watson.   [Read More]

May

05

2020

May 05, 2020

Apr

30

2020

April 30, 2020

Senate State Government Committee Chair Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) reported on an informative public hearing held today on issues related to holding the 2020 Primary Election during the continued COVID-19 restrictions and guidance put in place to protect the health and safety of Pennsylvanians.     [Read More]

Apr

27

2020

April 27, 2020

Because of continuing COVID-19 restrictions and guidance put in place to protect the health and safety of Pennsylvanians, Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) announced today that he will convene a public hearing of the Senate State Government Committee on Primary Election issues related to the pandemic   [Read More]

Apr

15

2020

April 15, 2020

The Senate approved two bills today that would provide much-needed clarity and common sense to the process of deciding which businesses can safely operate during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry).   [Read More]

Apr

01

2020

April 01, 2020

Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) announced today that, for the third year in a row, he will donate the cumulative total of his cost-of-living increase granted to legislators automatically each year.   [Read More]

Mar

15

2020

March 15, 2020

In order to help contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus and protect the health and safety of local residents and office staff, Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) announced today that his New Bloomfield office will be temporarily closed for in-person meetings, effective Monday, March 16. Also, all mobile outreach office hours will be discontinued until further notice. Governor Wolf has also closed the State Capitol to the public.   [Read More]