Jun

15

2020

June 15, 2020

During a Senate hearing today, lawmakers questioned the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s accelerated plan to switch to an all-electronic tolling (AET) system and lay off nearly 500 employees. Listen - Senator Bartolotta Listen - Senator Ward [Read More]

Jun

12

2020

June 12, 2020

Two Senate committees will hold a joint hearing on Monday, June 15 from 10 a.m. until noon to examine the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s plan to lay-off at least 500 employees as part of its switch to an all-electronic tolling system. [Read More]

May

13

2020

May 13, 2020

The Senate Transportation Committee held a hearing on Tuesday, May 12 with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (Turnpike) that uncovered over $1 billion in revenue losses to the state’s transportation system. [Read More]

May

11

2020

May 11, 2020

The Senate Transportation Committee, chaired by Sen. Kim Ward (R-39), will hold a public hearing Tuesday on the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the Pennsylvania transportation system. [Read More]

Jan

29

2020

January 29, 2020

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee and the Senate Transportation Committee held a joint public hearing today in Harrisburg to hear testimony on the potential impacts of Pennsylvania’s participation in the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI), according to committee chairs Gene Yaw (R-23) and Kim Ward (R-39), respectively. [Read More]

Jan

24

2020

January 24, 2020

The state Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee, chaired by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and the Senate Transportation Committee, chaired by Sen. Kim Ward (R-39), will hold a joint public hearing next week on Pennsylvania’s participation in a multi-state plan aimed at lowering greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. [Read More]

Sep

12

2019

September 12, 2019

Senator Kim Ward (R-39), chairman of the state Senate Transportation Committee, was recently appointed to lead the Transportation Policy Committee of the Council of State Governments Eastern Regional Conference (CSG-ERC). [Read More]

Jun

26

2019

June 26, 2019

The Senate approved a package of bills on June 25, 2019, reforming Pennsylvania’s vehicle emissions testing program, also referred to as the Vehicle Emissions Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) program. [Read More]

Jun

12

2019

June 12, 2019

A package of bills was approved today by the Senate Transportation Committee, chaired by Senator Kim Ward (R-39), reforming Pennsylvania’s vehicle emissions testing program, also referred to as the Vehicle Emissions Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) program. [Read More]

May

30

2019

May 30, 2019

A group of Senate Republicans, led by Senator Kim Ward (R-39), announced a package of bills today to reform Pennsylvania’s vehicle emissions testing program, also referred to as the Vehicle Emissions Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) Program. [Read More]