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]

May

06

2020

May 06, 2020

Today’s public hearing (March 6) by the Senate Law & Justice Committee to review the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s actions during the COVID-19 outbreak showed the agency was ill prepared when the Governor ordered the closure of all of its retail stores on March 17, according to Committee Chairman Senator Pat Stefano (R-32).   [Read More]

May

05

2020

May 05, 2020

The Senate Law and Justice Committee will hold a remote public hearing at  10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6 in Harrisburg to discuss issues involving the PA Liquor Control Board (LCB) during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Senator Pat-Stefano (R-32). [Read More]

Mar

23

2018

March 23, 2018

The Senate Communications & Technology Committee, the Law & Justice Committee and the Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee will hold a joint public hearing on Monday (March 26th) to review issues related to the statewide radio system. [Read More]

Jul

03

2014

July 03, 2014

The Senate Law and Justice Committee recently took the historic step of approving a proposal that would legalize the use of cannabis for medical purposes. [Read More]

Jun

27

2014

June 27, 2014

The Senate Law and Justice Committee approved legislation today that would legalize the use of cannabis for medical purposes, according to Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck McIlhinney (R-10). [Read More]

May

08

2014

May 08, 2014

Following an informative hearing earlier this year regarding legislation to legalize the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes, the Senate Law and Justice Committee will hold a second public hearing on the issue on June 10. [Read More]