News Releases

Nov

15

2017

November 15, 2017

The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) today awarded a $55,000 grant for improvements at several parks in Freeport, according to Senator Don White and Representative Jeff Pyle.   [Read More]

Oct

31

2017

October 31, 2017

“Why can’t Pennsylvania eliminate my property taxes?”   [Read More]

Oct

31

2017

October 31, 2017

On October 25, one day before President Trump declared America’s opioid crisis a public health emergency, the Senate of Pennsylvania approved legislation to address opioid abuse within Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation system.   [Read More]

Oct

25

2017

October 25, 2017

The Senate today (October 25) approved legislation that would extend the life of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) while prohibiting the use of funds for sex change procedures, according to Senate Banking & Insurance Committee Chairman Senator Don White (R-Indiana).   [Read More]

Oct

23

2017

October 23, 2017

Citing the need to maintain a highly reliable and resilient power grid, Senators Ryan Aument (R-36th) and Don White (R-41st) today introduced a concurrent resolution to urge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) to act quickly to adopt a recent federal Department of Energy proposed rule that would address the loss of “fuel-secure” power plants from the bulk power system.   [Read More]

Oct

19

2017

October 19, 2017

The Senate unanimously confirmed (October 17) the appointment of Punxsutawney native and former Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Sam Smith to serve on the Board of Governors for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), according to Senator Don White.   [Read More]