News Releases

Nov

19

2021

November 19, 2021

The Commonwealth Financing Authority has awarded more than $1.8 million in grants to four projects located within the 41st Senatorial District, according to Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41).   [Read More]

Oct

27

2021

October 27, 2021

 

Seeking to assert the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s role regarding the Commonwealth entering into multi-state compacts and levying taxes, the state Senate today (October 27) voted to disapprove a regulation by the state Environmental Quality Board (EQB) to have Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senator Joe Pittman (R-Indiana).   [Read More]

Oct

27

2021

October 27, 2021

Senators Gene Yaw (R-23) and Joe Pittman (R-41) commented today on recent statements made by Attorney General Josh Shapiro in opposition to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI):   [Read More]

Oct

20

2021

October 20, 2021

The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) today (October 20) awarded nearly $2 million in financing to Armstrong County, according to Senator Joe Pittman (R-41) and state Representative Abby Major (R-60).   [Read More]

Oct

18

2021

October 18, 2021

Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41) and Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-62) announced that the Pennsylvania Housing and Finance Agency (PHFA) Board this week approved a $865,879 tax credit and $1.3 million loan for the development of affordable housing in Blairsville, Indiana County.   [Read More]

Oct

05

2021

October 05, 2021

Four military service members from Indiana County who served their nation during the past 80 years were honored Tuesday (October 5) with their names placed on four county bridges.   [Read More]

Sep

29

2021

September 29, 2021

 

With unanimous votes, the Senate today (September 29) sent to the governor Senator Joe Pittman’s Senate Bill 397, which amends the Osteopathic Medical Practice Act, and Senate Bill 398, which amends the Medical Practice Act of 1985, to help physician assistants work and practice with increased efficiency in Pennsylvania. Audio   [Read More]

Sep

27

2021

September 27, 2021

This morning state Sen. Joe Pittman and State Rep. Jim Struzzi will be discussing the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) when they speak to the PA Manufacturers’ Association and the PA Chamber of Business and Industry at their monthly business briefing. Watch Live   [Read More]

Sep

21

2021

September 21, 2021

Senator Joe Pittman today called on the governor to aggressively promote Indiana and Armstrong counties as the location for two proposed steel mills as a way to counter the substantial losses of local jobs if Pennsylvania joins the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) compact.   [Read More]

Sep

14

2021

September 14, 2021

 

The Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee today (September 14) approved a concurrent resolution disapproving a regulation by the state Environmental Quality Board (EQB) to have Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senator Joe Pittman, committee Vice Chairman. Listen   [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]

Sep

01

2021

September 01, 2021

 

Senator Joe Pittman today urged the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) to disapprove a regulation that would impose the Governor’s mandate that Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).   [Read More]