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]

May

06

2019

May 06, 2019

The Senate Transportation Committee will hold a public hearing May 10 in Latrobe on exempting eligible counties from vehicle emissions testing, committee Chair Senator Kim Ward (R-39) and committee member Senator Wayne Langerholc (R-35) announced today.   [Read More]

Mar

27

2019

March 27, 2019

Senate Transportation Committee Chair Kim Ward (R-39) announced today that she will introduce legislation in the near future to give counties more flexibility to support public transportation in the face of funding challenges at the state level. [Read More]

Mar

20

2019

March 20, 2019

Senate Transportation Committee Chair Kim Ward (R-39) said today she will spearhead an effort to confront the major challenges facing Pennsylvania’s transportation system.   [Read More]

Mar

17

2017

March 17, 2017

The Senate and House Transportation Committees will hold a joint hearing to gather information on “Highly Automated Vehicles,” also known as autonomous vehicles, driverless cars, self-driving cars, etc. The committees will focus on Senate Bill 427, which creates standards for the testing of Highly Automated Vehicles (HAV) on roadways in the Commonwealth. [Read More]

Jan

24

2017

January 24, 2017

The Senate Transportation Committee today approved an important government reform bill sponsored by Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr. (R-44) that would bring greater transparency and accountability to the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA). Listen [Read More]

Feb

05

2016

February 05, 2016

The Senate Transportation Committee scheduled a follow-up hearing on “The Delay and Delivery of Transportation Projects” on Monday, February 8, 2016, at 11:00am in Room 8 E-B. [Read More]

Sep

16

2014

September 16, 2014

The Senate Transportation Committee today approved two measures sponsored by its Chairman Senator John Rafferty (R-44) that are part of a bi-state legislative package intended to bring greater transparency and accountability to the Delaware River Port Authority. [Read More]

Sep

15

2014

September 15, 2014

The Senate Transportation Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 16 in Room 8 E-A of the State Capitol to consider legislation aimed at reforming the Delaware River Port Authority, according to Committee Chair Senator John Rafferty (R-44). [Read More]