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

March 11, 2016
Senate Transportation Committee - March 16, 2016   [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]

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Clearing Snow and Ice from Vehicles

January 21, 2016
Senate Transportation Committee - January 27, 2016 Listen     [Read More]

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Budget Impasse Update

October 28, 2015
Senator Rafferty talks about an effort by Senate Republicans to override Governor Wolf’s veto of an emergency budget passed last month by the General Assembly.     [Read More]

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Resource Challenges and Innovative Changes of the Local Transportation System

October 02, 2015
Senate Transportation Committee - October 7, 2015   [Read More]

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Rafferty Bill Would Protect Police Identities

September 21, 2015
Listen At a capitol news conference today, Senator John Rafferty (R-44) joined legislators in the Senate and House to introduce a bill that would prohibit police departments from releasing to the public the names of officers who discharge a firearm or use force as part of their official duties while an investigation is pending.   [Read More]

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Rafferty Introduces Bill to Increase Penalties for Home Invasions

September 21, 2015
Listen Senator John Rafferty (R-44) and Senator John Sabatina (D-5) today held a press conference regarding legislation they intend to introduce that would strengthen penalties for burglaries that involve home invasions to better reflect the seriousness of these violent crimes.   [Read More]

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State Senate Approves Rafferty Bill to Extend Use of Ignition Interlock Devices for Certain DUI Offenders

September 17, 2015
The State Senate today unanimously approved legislation intended to save lives and make roads safer by expanding the use of ignition interlock devices for offenders of Driving Under the Influence (DUI), according to Senator John Rafferty (R-44), who sponsored the measure.   [Read More]