Senator Lisa Boscola

Committee Holds Capitol Hearing on Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Harrisburg, April 29, 2019 – State Democratic lawmakers today held a joint Senate-House hearing at the Capitol on legalizing adult-use recreational marijuana. “It is imperative that the legislature carefully consider both the advantages and consequences of legalizing...
Senator Lisa Boscola - Policy Hearing April 23, 2019

State Senate Committee Holds Second Hearing on Global Warming

PITTSBURGH, April 23, 2019 – At the request of state Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Forest Hills) and Senator Wayne Fontana (D-Brookline), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing today in Pittsburgh on strategies for combatting climate change by...
Senator Lisa Boscola

State Senate Committee Approves Sen. Boscola’s Redistricting Bill

Harrisburg, April 9, 2019 – The Senate State Government Committee today approved Sen. Lisa M. Boscola’s (D-Northampton/Lehigh) statewide redistricting reform legislation. The measure would amend the state’s constitution to establish an 11-member independent citizen’s...
Senator John Sabatina and Senator Lisa Boscola

State Senate Legislative Policy Hearing in Philadelphia to Discuss Pedestrian Safety

Philadelphia, April 5, 2019 – The Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing in Philadelphia today on solutions to improve pedestrian safety and decrease traffic incidents across Pennsylvania. “Pedestrian deaths in Pennsylvania were up 41% in the first half of...

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Senator Lisa Boscola serves as chair of the  Senate Policy Committee. This committee holds public hearings and meetings across the state and serves as the catalyst to enacting major policy initiatives put forth by members of the Senate Democratic Caucus. 

The Policy Committee typically holds hearings outside of Harrisburg to investigate the local impact of certain issues and collect valuable expert input. Click below to view the committee’s hearing schedule, latest news, video and more.

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Committee Holds Capitol Hearing on Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Harrisburg, April 29, 2019 – State Democratic lawmakers today held a joint Senate-House hearing at the Capitol on legalizing adult-use recreational marijuana. “It is imperative that the legislature carefully consider both the advantages and consequences of legalizing...