News Releases

Nov

08

2021

November 08, 2021

 

Medical Freedom Rally | Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | 9: 30 a.m. | Front Capitol Steps |   [Read More]

Nov

08

2021

November 08, 2021

As mandates continue to be imposed under the auspices of addressing COVID-19, the Senate Health & Human Services Committee voted to approve legislation that prohibits Pennsylvania state and local governments from mandating an individual to receive a COVID-19 vaccination, said bill sponsor Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33).   [Read More]

Nov

03

2021

November 03, 2021

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) formally announced the introduction of SB 884 to add questions on a future statewide ballot referendum to repeal provisions of Act 77.   [Read More]

Oct

12

2021

October 12, 2021

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) and Senator Scott Hutchinson (PA-21) have introduced legislation to hold social media companies accountable for censoring or banning users who express their religious or political beliefs.   [Read More]

Sep

28

2021

September 28, 2021

The Senate Education Committee today approved a plan that provides parental control over masking decisions in school according to Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) and Senator Judy Ward (R-30), who sponsored the bill.   [Read More]

Aug

31

2021

August 31, 2021

Parental control over masking decisions in school is the foundation of a bill introduced by Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) and Senator Judy Ward (R-30).   [Read More]

Aug

06

2021

August 06, 2021

 

Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) quizzed Wolf Administration officials during a Senate Education Committee hearing Friday about COVID-19 policies and mask mandates for local school districts.   [Read More]

Jul

23

2021

July 23, 2021

 

Senator Judy Ward (R-30), Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) and Fulton County Commissioner Chairman Stuart Ulsh will gather today at the Fulton County Courthouse to announce their reaction to the Pennsylvania Department of State’s decision to decertify Fulton County’s election systems.     [Read More]

Jul

22

2021

July 22, 2021

Senator Doug Mastriano issued the following statement today in response to Acting Secretary Degraffenreid’s decision to decertify all electronic voting systems in Fulton County:   [Read More]

Jul

12

2021

July 12, 2021

Senate Doug Mastriano issued the following statement today in response to attempts by the Wolf Administration and the Attorney General to obstruct a forensic investigation of the 2020 General Election and 2021 Primary:   [Read More]

Jun

10

2021

June 10, 2021

“On May 18th, Pennsylvanians made their voices heard to limit the Governor’s disaster emergency declaration powers. Never again shall a Governor have unilateral power to mandate edicts without the input of the General Assembly. The power has been returned to the people.   [Read More]

Jun

02

2021

June 02, 2021

A delegation of State Senators from Arizona requested the appearance of Senator Doug Mastriano, Senator Cris Dush, and Representative Rob Kauffman to visit with Arizona Legislators and tour the Maricopa Election Forensic Election Audit.   [Read More]

May

28

2021

May 28, 2021

Victory Celebration for Passage of SB 2 and Emergency Declaration Referendum | Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. | Front Steps of the PA Capitol, Harrisburg Watch Live   [Read More]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

HARRISBURG – Statement from Senator Mastriano: Contrary to the desperate claims of anonymous keyboard warriors, I followed the directions of the Capitol Police and respected all police lines as I came upon them.   [Read More]

May

19

2021

May 19, 2021

“Over the past year, the people of Pennsylvania have been through one of the most challenging periods of our state’s history.   [Read More]

May

12

2021

May 12, 2021

 

Senators Mastriano and Dush held a News Conference to Introduce SB 624, the Right to Bear Arms Protection Act (SB 624) on Capitol Steps, May 12 at 10 a.m. |     [Read More]

May

06

2021

May 06, 2021

Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) and Senator Cris Dush (R-25) officially introduced Senate Bill 624 to stand up for the rights of law-abiding Pennsylvania gun owners against encroachments from the federal government.   [Read More]

May

06

2021

May 06, 2021

Press Event for Right to Bear Arms Protection Act (SB 624) | May 12, 2021 at 10 a.m. | Harrisburg Capitol, East Wing, Pennsylvania War Veterans Memorial Fountain Watch Live   [Read More]

Apr

21

2021

April 21, 2021

Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) officially introduced Senate Bill 488 to significantly increase oversight and transparency of state-related universities (Penn State, Pittsburgh, Temple and Lincoln).   [Read More]

Apr

19

2021

April 19, 2021

Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) officially introduced Senate Bill 488 to significantly increase oversight and transparency of state-related universities (Penn State, Pittsburgh, Temple and Lincoln).   [Read More]

Mar

02

2021

March 02, 2021

Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) took another crucial step toward protecting Pennsylvania monuments and memorials against vandalism and destruction by re-introducing legislation to protect our state’s rich history.   [Read More]

Feb

24

2021

February 24, 2021

State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) recently introduced legislation that would authorize free fishing licenses for disabled first responders in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) is raising objections about the governor’s proposed 2021-2022 spending plan, which was unveiled today.   [Read More]

Jan

26

2021

January 26, 2021

The state Senate today approved a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit the length of future emergency disaster declarations unless an extension is approved by the General Assembly, according to State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33).   [Read More]

Jan

15

2021

January 15, 2021

State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) has been appointed to several key Pennsylvania Senate committees for the 2021-2022 legislative session.   [Read More]

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) will once again chair the chamber’s Intergovernmental Operations Committee during the 2021-2022 legislative session.   [Read More]

Jan

06

2021

January 06, 2021

Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) issued the following statement about the violence in Washington, D.C.:   [Read More]

Jan

05

2021

January 05, 2021

State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) took the official oath of office today and began serving his second term in the Pennsylvania Senate, representing residents of Adams, Franklin, Cumberland and York counties.   [Read More]

Dec

08

2020

December 08, 2020

State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) is partnering with Senator Michele Brooks (R-50) in introducing legislation necessitating insurance coverage for Lyme disease treatment.   [Read More]

Dec

04

2020

December 04, 2020

State Senators Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), Mike Regan (R-York/Cumberland), Doug Mastriano (R-Adams/Cumberland/Franklin/York) and Dave Arnold (R-Dauphin/Lebanon/York) joined Representatives Seth Grove (R-York), Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland), Kate Klunk (R-York) and Mike Jones (R-York) in calling on the Pennsylvania Attorney General, Pennsylvania Inspector General and Pennsylvania Congressional delegation to take further actions regarding the 2020 election.   [Read More]

Nov

27

2020

November 27, 2020

State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) proposed a legislative measure today that seeks accountability associated with the 2020 general election.   [Read More]

Nov

24

2020

November 24, 2020

At the request of Senator Doug Mastriano (R-Adams/Cumberland/Franklin/York), the Senate Majority Policy Committee is holding a public hearing Wednesday at 12:30 pm to discuss 2020 election issues and irregularities.   [Read More]

Nov

19

2020

November 19, 2020

Schools would have more flexibility to respond to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic under legislation that was approved by the Senate this week, according to State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33), who supported the bill.   [Read More]

Nov

13

2020

November 13, 2020

State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) is calling for a full and independent audit of the presidential vote count in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Nov

04

2020

November 04, 2020

Legislation proposed by Senators Doug Mastriano (R-33) and Mike Regan (R-31) promoting Veterans Courts in Pennsylvania was recently signed into law as Act 111.   [Read More]

Nov

04

2020

November 04, 2020

Local schools can soon apply to receive additional grant funding to protect the health and safety of students, teachers and school employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33).   [Read More]

Oct

30

2020

October 30, 2020

Legislation championed by State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33), allowing notaries to perform duties utilizing audio-visual technology, was recently signed into law as Act 97 of 2020.   [Read More]

Oct

30

2020

October 30, 2020

A comprehensive package of bipartisan reforms to improve fire and EMS services throughout the state was recently signed into law as Act 91, according to Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33).   [Read More]

Oct

30

2020

October 30, 2020

A pair of bills that would improve reporting of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Pennsylvania are on their way to the Governor for enactment, according to Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33), who supported the measures. Both bills received bipartisan support in the Senate and House.   [Read More]

Oct

30

2020

October 30, 2020

 

Legislation sponsored by State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) and State Senator Kim Ward (R-39) to strengthen the state’s Steer Clear Law and better protect tow truck drivers, law enforcement and other first responders was signed into law Thursday as Act 105.   [Read More]

Oct

29

2020

October 29, 2020

The state Senate recently gave final approval to a half dozen legislative measures boosting support for Pennsylvania veterans and their families, according to Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33).   [Read More]

Oct

28

2020

October 28, 2020

The state Senate recently approved a comprehensive package of bipartisan reforms to improve the delivery of fire and EMS services throughout the state, according to Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33), who supported the legislation.   [Read More]

Oct

28

2020

October 28, 2020

Legislation proposed by Senators Doug Mastriano (R-33) and Mike Regan (R-31) that would promote Veterans Courts in Pennsylvania was recently presented to the Governor for consideration.   [Read More]

Oct

21

2020

October 21, 2020

Legislation sponsored by State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33), State Senator Kim Ward (R-39) and Senator John DiSanto (R-15) to strengthen the state “Steer Clear Law” and better protect tow truck drivers, law enforcement and other first responders is set for enactment following unanimous passage by the General Assembly.   [Read More]

Oct

09

2020

October 09, 2020

Chaired by State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33), the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee conducted a hearing Friday on streamlining government at the Franklin County Visitors Bureau.   [Read More]

Oct

08

2020

October 08, 2020

State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) was joined by fellow lawmakers in Gettysburg to unveil legislation protecting Pennsylvania monuments from vandalism and desecration.   [Read More]

Oct

07

2020

October 07, 2020

State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33), chairman of the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee, has scheduled a remote hearing Friday, Oct. 9th in Chambersburg on “streamlining government.”   [Read More]

Oct

06

2020

October 06, 2020

 

Legislative language championed by State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) that would extend the state’s Fire & EMS Grant Program was approved today as an amendment by the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee.   [Read More]