News Releases

May

16

2022

May 16, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) and the Chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, Senator Michele Brooks (R-50), have sent a letter to Governor Tom Wolf and Acting Health Secretary Denise Johnson seeking answers and solutions to baby formula shortages throughout the commonwealth.   [Read More]

May

13

2022

May 13, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) officially introduced legislation to expand Pennsylvania’s successful Agriculture Conservation Easement Purchase Program.   [Read More]

May

05

2022

May 05, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) and Senator Scott Hutchinson (PA-21) have officially introduced legislation to stabilize energy costs for Pennsylvanians, protect against market volatility in the long term, and utilize Pennsylvania’s unique natural resources to finally cement the commonwealth as a premier energy powerhouse.   [Read More]

May

03

2022

May 03, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) provided the following statement in response to breaking news last night that the U.S. Supreme Court plans to overturn Roe v. Wade:    [Read More]

Apr

29

2022

April 29, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) announced today that he will soon be introducing legislation to strengthen enforcement of election laws to ensure secure and accurate elections in the future.   [Read More]

Apr

21

2022

April 21, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano is pleased to announce that seven farms in the 33rd District have received a significant investment as part of Pennsylvania’s Agricultural Conservation Easement Program.   [Read More]

Apr

13

2022

April 13, 2022

In a significant victory for election integrity, two bills co-sponsored by Senator Doug Mastriano passed the full Senate today.   [Read More]

Apr

08

2022

April 08, 2022

 

A joint press event was held on Tuesday to announce police funding legislation, Senate Bill 1193, that will allocate $100 million in American Rescue Plan funds to create the “Law Enforcement Recovery Grant Program.”   [Read More]

Apr

08

2022

April 08, 2022

As President Biden continues to neglect the porous southwest border and Governor Wolf continues to look the other way as illegal immigrants are transited into towns across Pennsylvania, Senator Doug Mastriano is taking action at the state level.   [Read More]

Apr

06

2022

April 06, 2022

Sen. Doug Mastriano (PA-33) successfully offered an amendment to ensure timely removal of deceased registered voters from the SURE system.   [Read More]

Apr

05

2022

April 05, 2022

Senator Mastriano (PA-33) provided the following statement after voting to override Governor Wolf’s veto of a Resolution that would have disapproved his carbon tax on Pennsylvanians:   [Read More]

Mar

25

2022

March 25, 2022

Senator Mastriano (PA-33) is pleased to report that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has approved $839,000 in new grant funding to expand high-speed broadband internet connection in Franklin County. The new funding will go towards the installment of 19 miles of fiber and coaxial cable.   [Read More]

Mar

24

2022

March 24, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) and Senator Devlin Robinson (PA-37) announced today a plan to introduce legislation that will use $100 million in federal funds to establish the “Law Enforcement Recovery Grant.”   [Read More]

Mar

14

2022

March 14, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) and Senator Scott Hutchinson (PA-21) announced today that they will soon introduce legislation to stabilize energy costs for Pennsylvanians, protect against economic and international volatility in the long term, and utilize Pennsylvania’s unique natural resources to finally cement the commonwealth as a premier energy powerhouse.   [Read More]

Mar

11

2022

March 11, 2022

On March 4th, Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) hosted a panel with fellow legislators and medical experts to openly discuss the four pillars of pandemic response, the brokenness in medicine today, and the way forward to unite Pennsylvania under the banner of Medical Freedom.   [Read More]

Mar

01

2022

March 01, 2022

 

Expert Panel Discussion on COVID-19 and Medical Freedom   [Read More]

Feb

28

2022

February 28, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) officially introduced legislation to ensure patients can easily access early treatment drugs following prescription from a licensed provider.   [Read More]

Feb

25

2022

February 25, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) officially introduced legislation to save taxpayer dollars and streamline government by consolidating elements of existing state agencies and offices.   [Read More]

Feb

16

2022

February 16, 2022

Senator Mastriano is demanding answers and accountability after hearing multiple accounts from parents at North Penn School District who say their children have been subjected to “privilege walks” as part of a broader critical race theory curriculum.   [Read More]

Feb

08

2022

February 08, 2022

Senator Mastriano provided the following statement after Governor Wolf’s final budget address to the General Assembly today:   [Read More]

Jan

28

2022

January 28, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) issued the following statement following today’s ruling from the Commonwealth Court that found Act 77 to be unconstitutional:   [Read More]

Jan

27

2022

January 27, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33), together with Senator Mario Scavello (PA-40), announced that he is introducing legislation to generate millions in new revenue for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate program. The program has delivered more than $6.8 billion in relief to eligible Pennsylvanians since its inception in 1971.   [Read More]

Jan

19

2022

January 19, 2022

 

A bill drafted by Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) to provide free fishing licenses for disabled first responders unanimously passed the Senate today.   [Read More]

Jan

13

2022

January 13, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) has looked further into the issue of the Biden Administration sending illegal immigrants to Pennsylvania shortly after their apprehension at the southern border.   [Read More]

Jan

06

2022

January 06, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) formally announced the introduction of a state statute that explicitly defines and protects parental rights as fundamental rights.   [Read More]

Jan

04

2022

January 04, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) and Senator Ryan Aument (PA-36) have officially introduced legislation to create Educational Opportunity Accounts (EOAs) for military families.   [Read More]

Dec

30

2021

December 30, 2021

Following the confirmed reports of a Health and Human Services (HHS) chartered plane carrying over 100 illegal immigrants into Scranton, Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) is calling for an immediate halt to any further flights arriving at PA airports.   [Read More]

Dec

16

2021

December 16, 2021

Legislation to ban taxpayer funded vehicles for public officials and employees was formally introduced by Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33). The bill is co-sponsored by Senators Phillips-Hill, Judy Ward, Dush, and DiSanto.   [Read More]

Dec

14

2021

December 14, 2021

The Senate approved three bills that preserve school choice access for families and give more flexibility to students pursuing college degrees without incurring unnecessary debt, Senator Mastriano said.   [Read More]

Dec

13

2021

December 13, 2021

State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) will participate in a rally at the state Capitol tomorrow to highlight legislation to protect medical freedom. Watch Live   [Read More]

Dec

10

2021

December 10, 2021

State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) today announced legislation requiring Pennsylvania state agencies to withdraw investments in companies controlled by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).   [Read More]

Dec

01

2021

December 01, 2021

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) and Senator Dan Laughlin (PA-49) have introduced legislation to combat out of control insulin costs in Pennsylvania.    [Read More]

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]