News Releases

May

07

2018

May 07, 2018

Senator Don White’s bill expanding the legal standing for third-party individuals seeking to gain custody in cases where no biological or adoptive parent has care and control of the child was recently signed into law. Listen   [Read More]

May

03

2018

May 03, 2018

Senators Don White and Kim Ward are preparing to introduce legislation that will limit the over-prescription of pain medications by statutorily requiring prescription guidelines and effective utilization reviews under Pennsylvania’s Worker’s Compensation system.   [Read More]

Apr

27

2018

April 27, 2018

Senator Don White, R-41 and Chairman of the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee, issued the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s veto of a measure that would have saved costs and addressed opioid abuse under Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation program today (April 27).   [Read More]

Apr

27

2018

April 27, 2018

Senators Elder Vogel (R-Beaver, Lawrence and Butler), Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny), and Don White (R-Armstrong, Butler, Indiana, and Westmoreland) joined together in urging Governor Wolf to push the Department of Environmental Protection to formally petition the federal Environmental Protection Agency to lift the “summer gas” mandate that drives up the costs of gasoline for western Pennsylvanians.   [Read More]

Apr

26

2018

April 26, 2018

(HARRISBURG) – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and Senator Don White have issued the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s proposed executive actions to curb opioid abuse: “We urge the Governor to take real action by signing Senate Bill 936.  Senate Bill 936 was passed by the General Assembly last week and continues to sit […]   [Read More]