Apr

12

2022

April 12, 2022

The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee will hold a public hearing on April 14, 2022, in Kittanning, Armstrong County, to collect testimony from local community members about housing issues, blight, deferred maintenance and land banks, according to Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41) who chairs the committee. [Read More]

Sep

02

2021

September 02, 2021

The commission charged with reviewing proposed state regulations and rules today (September 1) approved a regulation that would implement the Governor’s unilateral mandate that Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senators Gene Yaw and Joe Pittman. [Read More]

Jun

17

2021

June 17, 2021

The Senate Urban Affairs & Housing Committee approved four bills on Wednesday (June 16), according to Committee Chairman Senator Joe Pittman. [Read More]

Apr

23

2020

April 23, 2020

At the request of Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41), Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and Sen. Dave Argall (R-29), eighteen members of the Pennsylvania Senate Republican Caucus, including party leaders, signed on to a letter this week urging Governor Tom Wolf to rescind an Executive Order instructing the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a compact between several Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states that impose a carbon tax on electricity production and require fossil fuel generation to purchase allowances. [Read More]