News Releases

Sep

09

2020

September 09, 2020

The Senate today (September 9) approved -- and sent to the Governor’s desk -- legislation that would increase legislative oversight on the proposal to have Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senator Joe Pittman, who spearheaded efforts in the Senate to move the bill.   [Read More]

Sep

03

2020

September 03, 2020

The Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee approved two bills today (September 3) that would increase legislative oversight on the Governor’s proposal to have Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senator Joe Pittman, who serves as Vice Chairman of the Committee.   [Read More]

Sep

02

2020

September 02, 2020

The Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee will consider two bills on Thursday (September 3) that would increase legislative oversight on the Governor’s proposal to have Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senator Joe Pittman, who serves as Vice Chairman of the Committee.   [Read More]

Aug

26

2020

August 26, 2020

Senator Gene Yaw, Senator Camera Bartolotta, Senator Joe Pittman, Senator Kim Ward | 11:30 at Cheswick Generating Station, Springdale, Allegheny County     [Read More]

Aug

24

2020

August 24, 2020

Three Indiana County officials will be key participants at a Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee hearing on the Governor’s proposal to have Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senator Joe Pittman, who serves as Vice Chairman of the Committee.   [Read More]

Aug

17

2020

August 17, 2020

The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) today (August 17) approved a total of $582,450 in Small Water & Sewer Program grants for five water system improvement projects in Armstrong County, according to Senator Joe Pittman and Representatives Donna Oberlander and Jeff Pyle.   [Read More]

Aug

17

2020

August 17, 2020

Allegheny Township was awarded a $931,920 H20 PA – Water Supply, Sewer & Stormwater program grant today (August 17) by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), according to Senator Joe Pittman and Representative Lee James.   [Read More]

Aug

17

2020

August 17, 2020

White Township was awarded a $250,000 H20 PA – Water Supply, Sewer & Stormwater program grant today (August 17) by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), according to Senator Joe Pittman and Representative Jim Struzzi.   [Read More]

Aug

13

2020

August 13, 2020

The planned redevelopment of the former Kittanning Junior High School as a senior citizen housing complex received another $1.3 million boost today (August 13) from the state, according to Senator Joe Pittman and Representative Jeff Pyle.   [Read More]

Aug

05

2020

August 05, 2020

Recognizing that the ongoing response to the COVID-19 outbreak is placing a severe financial crisis on first responders, veterans’ groups and other non-profit organizations, Senator Joe Pittman is introducing legislation that would temporarily allow these organizations to conduct online small games of chance (SGOC) fundraising activities during the duration of the Governor’s disaster declaration.   [Read More]

Jul

23

2020

July 23, 2020

An advisory panel that reviews the impact of state environmental policies on Pennsylvania’s small businesses opposed the Governor’s plan for Pennsylvania to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) on Wednesday (July 22), according to Senator Joe Pittman and Representative Jim Struzzi.   [Read More]

Jul

20

2020

July 20, 2020

Failing to receive a response to a February letter, Senator Joe Pittman again called on the Governor called on the Governor to visit the area and meet with the people of Armstrong and Indiana counties who would be impacted by his proposed carbon tax.   [Read More]