News Releases

Oct

27

2016

October 27, 2016

The State Senate 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. v   [Read More]

Oct

18

2016

October 18, 2016

At a news conference today at the State Capitol in Harrisburg, Senator John Rafferty (R-44) and Senator Rich Alloway (R-33) held a news conference to outline plans to continue legislative efforts to combat animal cruelty in Pennsylvania. Senator Rafferty's Remarks Senator Alloway's Remarks Senator Scavello's Remarks   [Read More]

Oct

14

2016

October 14, 2016

Senator John Rafferty (R-44) and Senator Rich Alloway (R-33) will hold a news conference at 12:30 p.m on Tuesday, October 18 in the State Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Sep

08

2016

September 08, 2016

Senator John Rafferty (R-44) will hold his fourth annual “Here to Help Job Fair” for area residents from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.   [Read More]

Aug

30

2016

August 30, 2016

State Senator John Rafferty (R-44) offered the following statement following the Senate’s unanimous vote today to confirm Bruce Beemer as the next attorney general.   [Read More]

Jul

28

2016

July 28, 2016

At a news conference in Erie today, Senator John Rafferty (R-44), Senator Sean D. Wiley (D-49), local officials, and other advocacy groups showed their support for Pennsylvania’s new ignition interlock law, saying it will save lives and prevent repeat drunk driving attempts.   [Read More]

Jul

26

2016

July 26, 2016

Senator John Rafferty (R-44) and Senator Sean Wiley (D-49) will hold a news conference at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 28th on the steps of the Erie County Court House (6th Street side) to discuss the state’s new ignition interlock law.   [Read More]

Jul

21

2016

July 21, 2016

Act 101 was signed into law yesterday to provide necessary enhancements to Pennsylvania’s Green Light-Go Program that was established through Act 89 of 2013, the Commonwealth’s historic transportation funding investment plan.   [Read More]

Jul

05

2016

July 05, 2016

Senator John Rafferty (R-44), local officials, families of DUI victims, and other advocacy groups will hold a news conference at 11 a.m., Thursday, July 7 at Kaschak’s Foreign & American Auto, 115 Oxford Street, Hanover Township, Luzerne County.   [Read More]

Jun

08

2016

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]

Jun

07

2016

June 07, 2016

Senator John Rafferty (R-44), local officials, families of DUI victims, and other advocacy groups will hold a news conference at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 9 at the MADD PA Headquarters at 408 East 4th Street, Bridgeport PA.   [Read More]

Jun

03

2016

June 03, 2016

Legislators, families of DUI victims, MADD and other advocacy groups will hold a news conference at noon on Wednesday, June 8 on the steps of the State Capitol in Harrisburg.   [Read More]