Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

Senate Majority Policy Committee - June 14, 2016
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Economic Development and Jobs in Pennsylvania

Senate Majority Policy Committee AND Senate Democratic Policy Committee - April 11, 2016
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Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones)

Senate Majority Policy Committee - March 15, 2016
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Senate Bill 282 - Waterfront Development Tax Credits

Senate Majority Policy Committee AND Senate Minority Policy Committee - September 30, 2015
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Wastewater, Storm Water Issues

Senate Majority Policy Committee - May 6, 2015
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Pennsylvania Pet Protection Hearing - Senate Bill 373

Joint Public Hearing of the Senate Majority Policy and Judiciary Committees - April 17, 2015
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Property Tax Relief

Senate Majority Policy Committee Public Hearing - December 10, 2013...Read more

Firefighter Issues

Joint Senate Majority Policy and Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committees Public Hearing - October 25, 2013...Read more

Special Education - Challenges Facing Pennsylvania School Districts

Senate Majority Policy Committee Public Hearing - January 23, 2013...Read more


Senate Majority Policy Committee to hold hearing at Talen Energy Stadium on new tax credit for waterfront development projects

August 22, 2016

The Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public hearing on September 15, 2016 to review the recently approved tax credit program for waterfront development projects, according to the committee chairman, Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks)....Read More

Bipartisan committees review economic development tools and permitting issue in Pennsylvania

April 13, 2016

The Senate Majority and Senate Democratic Policy Committees held a joint public hearing on Monday in Harrisburg to take a closer look at Pennsylvania’s burdensome permitting process and lack of economic development incentives compared to neighboring states....Read More

Senate Majority Policy Committee learns of solutions to help state comply with federal mandates

May 7, 2015

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and members of the Senate Majority Policy Committee learned more about potential solutions to help the state comply with federal run-off pollution mandates during a public hearing on Wednesday....Read More

Majority Policy Committee to explore wastewater, stormwater issues

May 4, 2015

HARRISBURG – The Senate Majority Policy Committee will study potential avenues to comply with federal run-off pollution reduction mandates during a public hearing in Harrisburg on Wednesday....Read More

Senate Committees Hold Public Hearing on Endangered and Threatened Species

January 10, 2014

The Senate Game and Fisheries Committee and Senate Majority Policy Committee, on Friday, held a public hearing to examine Pennsylvania laws pertaining to endangered and threatened species....Read More

Senate Republicans and Democrats Join to Discuss Property Tax Relief

December 10, 2013

Homeowners and community members today discussed the current property tax system with a bipartisan state Senate panel, focusing on alternatives to better meet the needs of property owners, seniors and school districts....Read More