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Legislators, Advocacy Groups Hail New Ignition Interlock Law as Important Tool in Saving Lives, Fighting Drunk Driving

June 08, 2016
At a capitol news conference today, legislators, families of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) victims, and advocacy groups showed their support for Pennsylvania’s new ignition interlock law, saying it will save lives and prevent repeat drunk driving attempts. Listen - News Conference Listen - Senator Rafferty Listen - Senator Bartolotta   News Conference   Senator Bartolotta   [Read More]

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Senate Votes to Send Rafferty Ignition Interlock Legislation to Governor

May 18, 2016
The State Senate today gave final approval to legislation sponsored by Senator John Rafferty (R-44) that would require most first-time offenders of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) to install ignition interlocks on their vehicle for at least one year. Listen     [Read More]

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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.     [Read More]

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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.     [Read More]

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MADD Calls on Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Pass Lifesaving Interlock Law

March 15, 2016
Today, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and families of DUI victims in Pennsylvania joined Senator John Rafferty, Representative Keith Greiner and other members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly to urge support for ignition interlocks for drunk drivers after their first conviction.     [Read More]

SB 52, SB 973, SB 1152, SB 1155, HB 1087, SB 1040, SR 261

March 11, 2016
Senate Transportation Committee - March 16, 2016 http://av.pasenategop.com/hearings/2016/Transportation/031616.mp3   [Read More]

SB 52, SB 973, SB 1152, SB 1155, HB 1087, SB 1040, SR 261

March 11, 2016
Senate Transportation Committee - March 16, 2016 http://av.pasenategop.com/hearings/2016/Transportation/031616.mp3   [Read More]

SB 52, SB 973, SB 1152, SB 1155, HB 1087, SB 1040, SR 261

March 11, 2016
Senate Transportation Committee - March 16, 2016 http://av.pasenategop.com/hearings/2016/transportation/031616.mp3   [Read More]

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Reliable Alternatives to Funding the Pennsylvania State Police

February 11, 2016
Senate Transportation Committee - February 16, 2016Listen     [Read More]

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Emergency Response to Snow Storm Jonas

February 11, 2016
Joint Hearing Senate Transportation Committee and Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee - February 16, 2016 Listen     [Read More]

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Senator Rafferty Responds to Governor Wolf’s Proposed Budget

February 09, 2016
Senator Rafferty responds to Governor Wolf’s proposed budget, which calls for massive increases in taxes and spending.     [Read More]

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The Delay and Delivery of Transportation Projects

January 21, 2016
Senate Transportation Committee - February 2, 2016 Listen     [Read More]