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December, 2015 – Senator White takes part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Glade Run Lake restoration project in Butler County.

 

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Local Fire, Ambulance Companies Receive Nearly $1 Million in State Grants

April 22, 2016

The state recently awarded $988,241 in grants to volunteer fire and ambulance companies across the 41st Senatorial District, according to Senator Don White.[...Read more]

Senate Approves Bill to Equitably Fund Pennsylvania’s Schools

April 13, 2016

The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to immediately enact into law the school funding formula developed over the past year by the bipartisan, bicameral Basic Education Funding Commission and provide the overdue state reimbursements for school construction projects, according to Senator Don White.[...Read more]

Committee Approves Bills to Protect Energy Related Jobs

April 12, 2016

The Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee today (April 12) approved, with strong bipartisan support, two bills intended to protect family-sustaining Pennsylvania jobs placed at risk by Governor Wolf’s veto of the Fiscal Code, House Bill 1327, according to Senator Don White.
 
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Senate Works to Complete FY 2015-16 Budget

March 16, 2016

Working to finally close the book on the state’s Fiscal Year 2015-16 budget, the Senate approved a bill on Wednesday that would restore money slashed by the Governor’s line-item vetoes, while providing a modest increase for education without the need for new taxes, according to Senator Don White.[...Read more]

Fiscal Code Provisions Protect Local Energy Industries, Jobs

March 16, 2016

The state Fiscal Code bill approved by the Senate and sent to the Governor includes provisions intended to protect the region’s energy producing industries and the thousands of workers they employ from overreaching state and federal regulations, according to Senator Don White.[...Read more]

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