News Releases

Oct

16

2019

October 16, 2019

Two Armstrong County projects were awarded low-interest loans by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) today, according to state Senator Joe Pittman and state Representative Jeff Pyle.   [Read More]

Oct

03

2019

October 03, 2019

Senators Joe Pittman, Gene Yaw and Dave Argall reiterated their legislative proposal requiring General Assembly approval should a tax be imposed on Pennsylvania employers. From their co-sponsor memorandum of September 17, 2019, the Senators stated that a carbon tax is a major energy and fiscal policy initiative.   [Read More]

Oct

03

2019

October 03, 2019

Senator Joe Pittman (R-41) issued the following statement today (October 3) in response to Governor Wolf’s unilateral action to move forward with entering Pennsylvania into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).   [Read More]

Sep

17

2019

September 17, 2019

The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) today (September 17) approved a major grant to improve Freeport Community Park, according to Senator Joe Pittman and Representative Jeff Pyle.   [Read More]

Aug

12

2019

August 12, 2019

Senator Joe Pittman will soon introduce legislation to reduce the amount of funding diverted each year from essential transportation improvement projects to support State Police operations. Listen   [Read More]

Aug

07

2019

August 07, 2019

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee traveled to Indiana County to hear from panelists from across the state testify about the role and impact high-speed internet plays in today’s economy.   [Read More]

Aug

05

2019

August 05, 2019

The state Senate Communications and Technology Committee will come to Indiana County to conduct the first of a series of hearings on Wednesday, August 7 on ways to improve access to high-speed internet for Pennsylvanians.   [Read More]

Aug

02

2019

August 02, 2019

Armstrong County Memorial Hospital (ACMH) and Indiana Regional Community Medical Center (IRMC) were each awarded $1 million in state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grants today (August 1), according to Senator Joe Pittman and Representatives Jeff Pyle and Jim Struzzi.   [Read More]

Jul

12

2019

July 12, 2019

Effort to redevelop the site of the former Kittanning Junior High School as a senior citizen housing complex received a $250,000 boost from the state, according to Senator Joe Pittman and Representative Jeff Pyle.   [Read More]

Jun

27

2019

June 27, 2019

The Senate today approved a Fiscal Year 2019-20 spending plan that includes no tax increases, makes a substantial investment in the state Rainy Day Fund, and provides more money for road and bridge improvements, according to Senator Joe Pittman.   [Read More]

Jun

19

2019

June 19, 2019

The Senate approved a package of bills this week to combat the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic by improving prescription drug monitoring, limiting opioid prescriptions, targeting drug dealers and taking other steps to limit the damage inflicted by the addiction crisis in Pennsylvania communities, according to Senator Joe Pittman.   [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

During his long tenure as Senator Don White’s Chief of Staff, Joe Pittman received extensive experience in working to secure PENNVEST financing for numerous vital water and sewer projects across the 41st Senatorial District. Listen   [Read More]