News Releases

Jun

20

2017

June 20, 2017

As an incentive to encourage Pennsylvanians to be prepared for disasters, Senator Randy Vulakovich has introduced legislation establishing a sales tax “holiday” for the purchase of emergency preparedness equipment. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

19

2017

June 19, 2017

The federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended Pennsylvania’s REAL ID enforcement grace period through October 10, which means that Commonwealth residents will not be barred from entering federal facilities through that date.   [Read More]

Jun

13

2017

June 13, 2017

The Senate Health & Human Services Committee and Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee will hold a joint public hearing on Wednesday (June 14) on the Department of Health: Hospital and Healthsystem Preparedness.   [Read More]

Jun

09

2017

June 09, 2017

The Property Tax/Rent Rebate program deadline for older adults and residents with disabilities to apply for rebates of rent and property taxes paid in 2016 has been extended to December 31, 2017, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich.   [Read More]

Jun

06

2017

June 06, 2017

A measure introduced by Senator Randy Vulakovich calling for a comprehensive review of passenger rail service between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg received final legislative approval on June 6, 2017.   Listen   [Read More]

Jun

06

2017

June 06, 2017

The Senate today (June 7th) adopted a Resolution introduced by Senator Randy Vulakovich designating June 11th-17th as Veterans Home Week in Pennsylvania.   Listen   [Read More]

Jun

06

2017

June 06, 2017

The federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended Pennsylvania’s REAL ID enforcement grace period through July 10, which means that Commonwealth residents will not be barred from entering federal facilities through that date.   [Read More]

Jun

06

2017

June 06, 2017

Tuesday’s Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee was truly an all “star” affair, according to Committee Chairman Senator Randy Vulakovich.     [Read More]

May

24

2017

May 24, 2017

On Monday the Senate yesterday adopted two Resolutions introduced by Senator Randy Vulakovich recognizing the service and dedication of Pennsylvania’s Emergency Medical Service providers.   [Read More]

May

17

2017

May 17, 2017

Two senators from opposite sides of the state have seen firsthand the floors of empty office space currently owned by Pennsylvania state government agencies. Now, Senators David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny) have found a way to rehabilitate state-owned space and eliminate the need for additional rental costs.   [Read More]

May

15

2017

May 15, 2017

Senator Randy Vulakovich will host a Senior & Disability Expo on Friday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Springdale Veterans Association, 1151 Pittsburgh Street, Springdale.   [Read More]

May

11

2017

May 11, 2017

East Deer Township and Springdale Borough will receive state grants to underwrite the costs of upgrading traffic signals under Pennsylvania’s “Green Light-Go” program, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich.   [Read More]