News Releases

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]

Jun

13

2019

June 13, 2019

With the deadline to adopt a state budget quickly approaching, Senator Joe Pittman will now have a seat on the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee that will play a key role in approving the spending plan.   [Read More]

Jun

12

2019

June 12, 2019

The Senate today unanimously adopted a Condolence Resolution for Brian Henry Swatt, who served as a field representative in Senator Joe Pittman’s Indiana District Office, Indiana County.   [Read More]

Jun

10

2019

June 10, 2019

Even as State Senator Joe Pittman was formally sworn into office today (June 10) during a ceremony in the Senate Chamber of the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg, the celebration was subdued as he mourned the passing of a member of his staff who died in a tragic traffic accident on Friday (June 7).   [Read More]

Jun

06

2019

June 06, 2019

State Senator-elect Joe Pittman will formally be sworn into office during a ceremony set for 1 p.m., Monday, June 10, in the Senate Chamber of the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Jun

06

2019

June 06, 2019

Armstrong County was recently awarded a $100,000 state grant to renovate and restore one of its most recognizable landmarks, according to Representative Jeff Pyle and Senator-elect Joe Pittman.   [Read More]