News Releases

Oct

19

2018

October 19, 2018

The state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is now accepting applications for Veterans’ Trust Fund grants to help veterans’ organizations across the state, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich. Applications for the grants can be found at www.vtf.state.pa.us.   [Read More]

Oct

17

2018

October 17, 2018

State Senators Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny), Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny) today announced $49 million in state funds to replace 28,000 residential lead lateral connections in Pittsburgh.   [Read More]

Oct

17

2018

October 17, 2018

A bill introduced by Senator Randy Vulakovich to fine tune the state’s Price Gouging Act to ensure it specifically targets that issue when needed and the restrictions are kept in place for an appropriate amount of time received final legislative approval on Monday (October 15).    Listen   [Read More]

Oct

05

2018

October 05, 2018

Ross Township has been awarded a $708,130 state grant by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich.   [Read More]

Oct

05

2018

October 05, 2018

Allegheny County has been awarded a $150,000 state grant by the Department of Conservation & Natural Resources for the North Park Swimming Pool Bathhouse Repairs and Improvements project, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich.   [Read More]

Oct

03

2018

October 03, 2018

The Senate today unanimously approved legislation that would extend the Pennsylvania Heart and Lung Act to include several law enforcement entities that are not currently protected by this important coverage, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich, prime sponsor of the bill.   [Read More]

Sep

28

2018

September 28, 2018

  Listen This week, the Senate adopted a Resolution introduced by Senator Randy Vulakovich designating October 2018 as Dyslexia Awareness Month in Pennsylvania. Developmental Reading Disorder, or dyslexia, occurs when there is a problem in areas of the brain that help interpret language.  The disorder is a specific information processing problem. It does not interfere […]   [Read More]

Sep

26

2018

September 26, 2018

Today the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services, chaired by Senator Randy Vulakovich and Senator Lisa Baker, respectively, held a Joint Hearing on Veterans Homes and Living Independently for the Elderly - or LIFE - Program.   [Read More]

Sep

26

2018

September 26, 2018

The Senate passed legislation on Wednesday that would criminalize the coercion of sexual conduct, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich, a co-sponsor and strong supporter of the bill.     [Read More]

Sep

25

2018

September 25, 2018

The Senate today adopted a Resolution introduced by Senator Randy Vulakovich designating September 2018 as “Military Service Opportunity Month” in Pennsylvania.      [Read More]

Sep

24

2018

September 24, 2018

On Wednesday (September 19th), the Senate Resolution 6 Commission voted on 92 Recommendations to the General Assembly to help avert a crisis in the delivery of Fire & EMS services in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Sep

24

2018

September 24, 2018

Two libraries serving the 38th District will receive state grants totaling $614,473 to support capital improvement projects, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich.   [Read More]