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Rafferty Introduces Bill to Increase Penalties for Home Invasions

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Panel Approves Rafferty Bill to Increase Penalties for Home Invasions

April 13, 2016

The Senate Judiciary Committee this week approved legislation sponsored by Senator John Rafferty (R-44) that would strengthen penalties for burglaries that involve home invasions to better reflect the seriousness of these violent crimes.[...Read More]

Police Officer Memorial Day

April 13, 2016

Senator Rafferty offers a resolution recognizing May 15-21, 2016 as National Police Week and May 2, 2016 as Police Officer Memorial Day in Pennsylvania.
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Smucker Joins Victims of DUI in Call for Harsher Sanctions

March 22, 2016

Joined by the family of a Lancaster-area teen killed by a drunk driver with a suspended license in 2014 and a long line of other grieving families, Sen. Lloyd Smucker (R-13) called for harsher sanctions on repeat drunk drivers who kill.
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Media Alert - Senators Rafferty, Smucker To Hold 11 a.m. News Conference on DUI Legislation

March 22, 2016

Senator Lloyd Smucker (R-13) and Senator John Rafferty (R-44) will join families of DUI victims at an 11 a.m. news conference today (Tuesday March 22) in State Capitol’s East Wing Media Center.[...Read More]

SB 1032, HB 970, HB 1200, SB 1153, HB 1407, and HB 1709

March 18, 2016

Senate Transportation Committee - March 22, 2016[...Read More]