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July 11, 2024

Senate Approves Mastriano Bill to Establish Vietnam War Veterans Day in PA

The state Senate Wednesday advanced a bill introduced by Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) that would mark March 29 each year as Vietnam War Veterans Day in Pennsylvania.  [Read More]

Senate Approves Mastriano PA VETConnect Bill
July 10, 2024

Senate Approves Mastriano PA VETConnect Bill

The state Senate today approved legislation introduced by Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) to establish in law the PA VETConnect program to help Pennsylvania veterans access programs, services and benefits in their communities.  [Read More]

Mastriano, Senate Committee Advance Military Promotions
June 27, 2024

Mastriano, Senate Committee Advance Military Promotions

The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, chaired by Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33), on Wednesday advanced the nominations of nine Pennsylvania National Guard officers designated for promotion.  [Read More]

Senate Passes Senator Mastriano’s Fire and EMS Grant Renewal Bill
June 12, 2024

Senate Passes Senator Mastriano’s Fire and EMS Grant Renewal Bill

Today, the Senate unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) that would reauthorize the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Services Grant Program for Pennsylvania’s 1,829 fire companies and 1,259 emergency medical service (EMS) agencies.  [Read More]

Senate Approves Mastriano Bill to Expand Access to Benefits for Disabled Veterans
June 11, 2024

Senate Approves Mastriano Bill to Expand Access to Benefits for Disabled Veterans

The state Senate today passed legislation introduced by Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) that would exempt 100% of disabled veterans’ benefit payments from income calculations for any commonwealth programs or benefits.  [Read More]

Mastriano to Host State Working Animal Appreciation Day Tuesday
June 10, 2024

Mastriano to Host State Working Animal Appreciation Day Tuesday

Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) will host State Working Animal Appreciation Day on Tuesday, June 11, with a noon news conference at the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and Soldiers Grove at the Capitol.  [Read More]

Mastriano to Host Event Monday Backing Israel in War in Palestine
June 7, 2024

Mastriano to Host Event Monday Backing Israel in War in Palestine

Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33), other state lawmakers, religious leaders, a member of the Israeli legislature and others will gather Monday, June 10, at 9 a.m. in the state Capitol Rotunda, Harrisburg, to show support for the nation of Israel and its people in their ongoing war in Palestine.  [Read More]

Senate Approves Mastriano, Vogel and Brooks Bill to let East Palestine Train Derailment Victims Keep More Money
June 4, 2024

Senate Approves Mastriano, Vogel and Brooks Bill to let East Palestine Train Derailment Victims Keep More Money

The state Senate today approved legislation introduced by Sens. Doug Mastriano (R-33), Elder Vogel, Jr. (R-47), and Michele Brooks (R-50) that would enable Pennsylvania victims of the Norfolk Southern train wreck near East Palestine, Ohio, last year to keep more of their own money.  [Read More]

Anti-Semitism on College Campuses is Shameful
May 21, 2024

Anti-Semitism on College Campuses is Shameful

Shortly after one of the worst terrorist attacks perpetrated against Israel and its people last October 7th – the Israeli 9/11 – it seemed throughout most of the world and certainly here in the United States, there was nothing but universal outcry for Israel.  [Read More]

Senate Approves Mastriano Bill to Help Veterans’ Families Access Burial Benefits
May 6, 2024

Senate Approves Mastriano Bill to Help Veterans’ Families Access Burial Benefits

The state Senate today approved legislation introduced by Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) to help the grieving families of deceased U.S. military veterans access their federal Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) burial benefits.  [Read More]

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