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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Boscola Announces $366,603 to be Awarded to Fire Companies & Emergency Medical Services Providers in 18th District

Bethlehem, March 27, 2019 – State Senator Lisa M. Boscola announced today that twenty-eight fire departments and emergency medical services (EMS) providers in the Lehigh and Northampton County portions of her district will be awarded $366,603 through the 2018-2019...

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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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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...

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...