News Releases

Aug

15

2022

August 15, 2022

Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41) and State Representatives Donna Oberlander (R-63) and Abby Major (R-60) will co-host a Senior Expo on Tuesday, Aug.23, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Kittanning Township Volunteer Fire Department, 13126 State Route 422, Kittanning.   [Read More]

Jul

08

2022

July 08, 2022

Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41) released the following statement after the Commonwealth Court granted a preliminary injunction today that delays Pennsylvania’s entry into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) pending further court action:   [Read More]

Jul

08

2022

July 08, 2022

The Senate approved a $45.2 billion General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23 that meets the needs of Pennsylvanians today without creating multi-billion-dollar budget deficits in the future, according to Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41), who voted for the measure.   [Read More]

Jul

07

2022

July 07, 2022

The state Senate has approved legislation that would reduce the waiting time for Pennsylvanians to get refills of their prescription eyedrops, said bill sponsor Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41).   [Read More]

Jun

09

2022

June 09, 2022

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency awarded $700,000 in Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) funding for four Armstrong County projects, according to Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41), who chairs the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee, and Reps. Donna Oberlander (R-63) and Abby Major (R-60).   [Read More]

Jun

08

2022

June 08, 2022

Legislation – House Bill 1560 – approved by the General Assembly this week contains six bridge and interchange designations sponsored by Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41):   [Read More]

May

16

2022

May 16, 2022

Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41) will speak during a luncheon of the Alle Kiski Strong Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, May 18.   [Read More]

Apr

22

2022

April 22, 2022

Two Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grants, totaling $3 million, have been awarded to the Indiana County Development Corporation (ICDC) for economic development projects within the county, while a third grant of $1 million will be going to one of the county’s airports, according to Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41) and Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-62).   [Read More]

Apr

22

2022

April 22, 2022

Two Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grants have been awarded to Armstrong County projects, according to Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41) and Rep. Abby Major (R-60).   [Read More]

Apr

21

2022

April 21, 2022

Street improvements for two Indiana County communities will receive $145,729 in funding through Pennsylvania’s Multimodal Transportation Fund, according to Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41) and Rep. Brian Smith (R-66).   [Read More]

Apr

20

2022

April 20, 2022

The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) today awarded a $3.42 million loan to the Kittanning Suburban Joint Water Authority, in Armstrong County, to make various improvements to its water system, according to Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41) and state Rep. Abby Major (R-60).   [Read More]

Apr

13

2022

April 13, 2022

 

HARRISBURG – State Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41) voted today to safeguard the integrity of Pennsylvania’s elections as the Senate approved legislation that would prevent the future use of unsecured ballot drop boxes and ban private money to fund election operations. Senate Bill 1200 would require mail-in ballots that are not returned in the mail to […]   [Read More]