News Releases

Jun

06

2018

June 06, 2018

The Senate today (June 6) approved legislation that will require insurance companies and Medicaid to reimburse emergency medical services agencies for services provided when transport to a hospital does not take place but care is rendered, according to Senator Don White (R-Indiana), the prime sponsor of the bill. Listen   [Read More]

May

22

2018

May 22, 2018

Savings achieved by Armstrong County under a previous state grant will be reallocated to fund a critical Main Street project in Rural Valley Borough under an arrangement approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority today (May 22), according to Senator Don White and Representative Donna Oberlander.   [Read More]

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]