Senator Boscola

Two Boscola Voting Reform Initiatives Clear Senate Committee

Harrisburg, June 18, 2019 − The state Senate State Government Committee today unanimously approved Sen. Lisa Boscola’s Senate Bill 421, which would do away with straight party voting.  The bill will now move on to the full Senate. “Informed and committed...
Snow & Ice Removal

Senate Committee Approves Sen. Boscola’s Truck Ice Removal Bill

Harrisburg, June 18, 2019 --- The state Senate Transportation Committee today unanimously approved Sen. Lisa Boscola’s legislation that would require drivers to remove ice or snow from their vehicles within 24 hours following heavy snow or ice storms. Named...
Senators Lisa Boscola and David G. Argall

Joint, Bipartisan Senate Committees Discuss Possible School District Consolidation

HARRISBURG, June 18, 2019 -- The Senate Majority Policy Committee and Senate Democratic Policy Committee yesterday jointly held a public workshop to discuss possible school district consolidation. “With 500 school districts in Pennsylvania this issue must be reviewed...
Policy Hearing

Joint State Legislative Hearing Focuses on Gov. Wolf’s Restore PA Plan

Harrisburg, June 10, 2019 – Democratic lawmakers today held a joint Senate-House hearing on Gov. Tom Wolf’s “Restore PA” proposal that would place a severance tax on gas drillers to generate $4.5 billion over the next four years for statewide economic development,...

Policy Committee

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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Two Boscola Voting Reform Initiatives Clear Senate Committee

Harrisburg, June 18, 2019 − The state Senate State Government Committee today unanimously approved Sen. Lisa Boscola’s Senate Bill 421, which would do away with straight party voting.  The bill will now move on to the full Senate. “Informed and committed...

Senate Committee Approves Sen. Boscola’s Truck Ice Removal Bill

Harrisburg, June 18, 2019 --- The state Senate Transportation Committee today unanimously approved Sen. Lisa Boscola’s legislation that would require drivers to remove ice or snow from their vehicles within 24 hours following heavy snow or ice storms. Named...