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Senate Passes Legislation to Improve Disabled Parking Access

October 17, 2017
The Senate unanimously approved legislation today to improve accessibility and strengthen enforcement measures of parking spaces for persons with disabilities, according to the bill’s sponsors, Senators John C. Rafferty, Jr. (R-44) and Scott Martin (R-13). Senator Rafferty Audio Senator Martin Audio       [Read More]

Martin, Rafferty Announce Legislation to Improve Disabled Parking Access

September 14, 2017
Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and John C. Rafferty, Jr. (R-44) announced legislation today designed to improve accessibility of parking spaces for persons with disabilities. Listen   [Read More]

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Turnpike Budget & Priority Projects and SB 888, SB 796, SB 837, SB 887, HB 407

September 14, 2017
Senate Transportation Committee - September 20, 2017     [Read More]

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Lawmakers, Advocates Outline PA’s New DUI Ignition Interlock Law

August 24, 2017
At a news conference in Harrisburg, Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr., (R-44) joined lawmakers, law enforcement, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Parents Against Impaired Driving, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and other advocacy groups to discuss the impact and implementation of Pennsylvania’s new ignition interlock law to further strengthen Pennsylvania’s Driving Under the Influence (DUI) laws.     [Read More]

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Senator Rafferty discusses his vote on the passage of the revenue bill in the senate to balance the state budget

July 27, 2017
Senator Rafferty discusses his vote on the passage of the revenue bill in the senate to balance the state budget     [Read More]

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Pipeline Construction

July 27, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman offers the commitment of the Senate to assist southeastern Pennsylvania counties in dealing with pipeline construction.     [Read More]

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Rafferty Applauds Animal Protection Bill Signing

June 28, 2017
Senator John Rafferty offers remarks at the bill signing for House Bill 1238. The new law, now known as Act 10 of 2017, updates and clarifies the existing animal abuse statute and increasing the penalties for abusing any animal.     [Read More]

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To Consider Nomination and Legislation

June 19, 2017
Senate Transportation Committee - June 21, 2107     [Read More]

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Rafferty, Sabitina Hold News Conference To Focus Attention On Efforts to Combat Distracted Driving

May 22, 2017
Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr., (R-44), Senator John Sabatina (D-5), AT&T, state officials, law enforcement, families of distracted driving victims, students and other advocacy groups held a capitol news conference on Tuesday to focus public attention on distracted driving legislation and awareness.     [Read More]

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FOP Law Enforcement Memorial Service

May 08, 2017
Senator Rafferty takes part in the annual Fraternal Order of Police Law Enforcement Memorial Service, held in Harrisburg.     [Read More]

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Senators Outline Measures to Support Police

April 25, 2017
Senators John Rafferty (R-44), Randy Vulakovich (R-38), Don White (R-41), Mike Regan (R-31), Dan Laughlin (R-49) and Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) joined legislators and representatives of law enforcement organizations at a Capitol news conference to show their support for Pennsylvania’s police officers. Listen   [Read More]

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Hearing on the Twelve Year Program and Project Prioritization with Transportation Secretary Leslie Richards

April 21, 2017
Senate Transportation Committee - April 25, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.     [Read More]