News Releases

Nov

27

2017

November 27, 2017

On November 18th, the Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute (PFESI) presented Senator Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny) its “Legislator of the Year” Award.   [Read More]

Nov

17

2017

November 17, 2017

The Allegheny Valley School District and the Shaler Township Police Department were awarded state Safe School Initiative grants for the training and compensation of school resource officers and school police officers, and to prevent and reduce violent incidents through programs and security equipment, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich.   [Read More]

Nov

16

2017

November 16, 2017

Senators Randy Vulakovich (R-38) and Jay Costa (D-43) have introduced legislation creating a pilot program between community colleges and secondary schools to provide fire training to students.   [Read More]

Nov

15

2017

November 15, 2017

The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) today approved grants totaling $1,966,500 for capital improvement projects in the 38th Senatorial District, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich.   [Read More]

Nov

15

2017

November 15, 2017

The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) awarded $4,223,330 in grants for projects in the 38th Senatorial District, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich.   [Read More]

Nov

14

2017

November 14, 2017

The Senate today (November 14) approved Senate Bill 251, legislation introduced by Senator Randy Vulakovich that would allow Pennsylvania’s municipal police departments to use radar as a means of speed enforcement.   Listen   [Read More]

Sep

13

2017

September 13, 2017

Attached is a letter sent to Governor Tom Wolf today by a group of Senators representing Western Pennsylvania, led by Senator Dan Laughlin of Erie, urging the Administration to aggressively market Western Pennsylvania as a location for Amazon’s proposed second headquarters facility.   [Read More]

Aug

17

2017

August 17, 2017

A company that operates a fleet of diesel-powered buses to provide transportation for the City of Pittsburgh, several school districts, and charters in Allegheny County will receive a $75,900 Clean Diesel Grant from the Department of Environmental Protection, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich.   [Read More]

Jul

27

2017

July 27, 2017

In June, the General Assembly passed a spending plan for Fiscal Year 2017-18; however, it did not contain an accompanying plan to pay for it.   [Read More]

Jun

30

2017

June 30, 2017

Senator Randy Vulakovich issued the following statement on Senate passage of House Bill 218 – the 2017-18 state general fund budget.   [Read More]

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]