May

24

2022

May 24, 2022

The Senate Law and Justice Committee, chaired by Sen. Mike Regan (R-York/Cumberland), approved legislation that would allow restaurants, bars, taverns, breweries and hotels with outdoor seating to have music during certain hours. [Read More]

Mar

18

2022

March 18, 2022

At a hearing held on Monday the Senate Law and Justice Committee heard from medical marijuana industry professionals and advocates, including patients, physicians, and former regulators from neighboring states, about the oversight of the Medical Marijuana Program and how a new, independent entity is needed, especially as Pennsylvania moves towards legalizing adult-use marijuana. [Read More]

Mar

04

2022

March 04, 2022

The Senate Law and Justice Committee convened Monday to discuss the successes and failures of adult-use marijuana programs in other states as Chairman Mike Regan (R-31) continues drafting similar legislation for Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Feb

07

2022

February 07, 2022

The Senate Law and Justice Committee on Monday heard from state and local officials, law enforcement and medical marijuana dispensaries about the impact regulating adult-use cannabis could have in Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Feb

04

2022

February 04, 2022

The Senate Law and Justice Committee will host a public hearing on Monday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. in Hearing Room 1 of the North Office Building to discuss legalizing adult-use marijuana in Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Apr

27

2021

April 27, 2021

Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York), Chairman of the Senate Law & Justice Committee, convened the first voting meeting of the committee for the 2021-2022 legislative session to consider four bills. [Read More]

Jun

18

2020

June 18, 2020

The state Senate today held the second of two days of public hearings on ensuring accountability and equality in law enforcement and the criminal justice system. [Read More]

Jun

17

2020

June 17, 2020

The state Senate today kicked off two days of public hearings, featuring more than 40 participants, discussing ways to ensure accountability and equality in law enforcement and the criminal justice system. [Read More]

Jun

16

2020

June 16, 2020

The Senate Judiciary Committee and Law and Justice Committee will hold joint public hearings Wednesday and Thursday on ensuring accountability and equality in law enforcement and the criminal justice system. [Read More]

Jun

08

2020

June 08, 2020

A series of joint hearings will be held next week in the Senate to examine and develop legislative proposals for addressing law enforcement and criminal justice accountability reforms, Senate Judiciary Chairman Lisa Baker (R-20) and Law and Justice Chairman Pat Stefano (R-32) announced today. [Read More]