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February 23, 2023

Mastriano Hosts Hearing Highlighting Effects of Norfolk Southern Train Wreck

Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee Chairman Doug Mastriano (R-33) today hosted a hearing at Beaver County Community College, where local residents shared their stories in the wake of the Norfolk Southern train wreck in East Palestine, Ohio.  [Read More]

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February 21, 2023

Mastriano Provides Clean Water to Residents Impacted by East Palestine Train Derailment

Over Presidents Day weekend, Sen. Doug Mastriano (PA-33) visited the areas affected by the East Palestine Train derailment and subsequent chemical fire.  [Read More]

Mastriano to Host Senate Hearing Thursday  Looking Into East Palestine Train Derailment’s Impact on Local Residents and the Emergency Response
February 17, 2023

Mastriano to Host Senate Hearing Thursday Looking Into East Palestine Train Derailment’s Impact on Local Residents and the Emergency Response

Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33), chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will host a hearing Thursday, Feb. 23, at 10 a.m., at the Community College of Beaver County, located at 1 Campus Drive in Monaca, to gather testimony about the Feb. 3 derailment of a Norfolk Southern train carrying toxic chemicals near the Pennsylvania border.  [Read More]

Senator Mastriano, Chair of the Senate Veterans and Emergency Preparedness Committee, Plans Visit to Areas Impacted by Train Derailment
February 16, 2023

Senator Mastriano, Chair of the Senate Veterans and Emergency Preparedness Committee, Plans Visit to Areas Impacted by Train Derailment

Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33), chairman of the Senate Veterans and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will be traveling on Feb. 17-18 to the areas impacted by the Norfolk Southern train derailment and chemical burn.  [Read More]

Mastriano Reintroduces Legislation to Protect Farmland  from Overdevelopment and Foreign Takeover
February 9, 2023

Mastriano Reintroduces Legislation to Protect Farmland from Overdevelopment and Foreign Takeover

Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) officially introduced legislation, SB 288, to expand Pennsylvania’s successful Agriculture Conservation Easement Purchase Program.  [Read More]

Mastriano and Gebhard Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Election Security with Constitutional Amendments
February 2, 2023

Mastriano and Gebhard Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Election Security with Constitutional Amendments

Sens. Doug Mastriano (R-33) and Chris Gebhard (R-48) today introduced legislation, Senate Bill 292, that would enable voters to decide through a ballot referendum if the state Constitution should be amended to include several new election security reforms.  [Read More]

Mastriano to Introduce Legislation Banning Drag Shows That Appeal to Minors
February 2, 2023

Mastriano to Introduce Legislation Banning Drag Shows That Appeal to Minors

Today, Senator Doug Mastriano (PA-33) announced that he will soon introduce a bill to ban drag shows on public property or in areas that can be seen by minors.  [Read More]

So Long, Gov. Wolf
February 2, 2023

So Long, Gov. Wolf

During the past few weeks, publications across the commonwealth have chosen to view with rose-colored glasses the past eight years of Gov. Tom Wolf’s tenure in Pennsylvania.  [Read More]

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January 18, 2023

Mastriano Military Medal Legislation Unanimously Passed by Senate

The Pennsylvania Senate today unanimously passed Senate Bill 141, sponsored by Sen. Doug Mastrian (R-33), chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.   [Read More]

Mastriano Backs Bill Approved by Senate to Give Pennsylvanians Tax Relief at the Gas Pump
January 13, 2023

Mastriano Backs Bill Approved by Senate to Give Pennsylvanians Tax Relief at the Gas Pump

Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) this week in Harrisburg voted with a majority of his colleagues to approve legislation that would enable Pennsylvania drivers to keep more of their hard-earned money by reducing the state tax they pay on a gallon of gasoline.  [Read More]

Mastriano Announces More Than $10 Million in Funding for Water Infrastructure Improvements in Adams and Franklin Counties
January 12, 2023

Mastriano Announces More Than $10 Million in Funding for Water Infrastructure Improvements in Adams and Franklin Counties

Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) today announced more than $10 million in state funding has been awarded to improve the water systems in Bear Valley and Biglerville Borough.  [Read More]

Mastriano Votes for Bill Approved by Senate Advancing Voter ID Amendment to State Constitution
January 12, 2023

Mastriano Votes for Bill Approved by Senate Advancing Voter ID Amendment to State Constitution

Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) and a majority of his colleagues on Wednesday in Harrisburg voted to approve a bill that would enable Pennsylvania voters to accept or reject an amendment to the state Constitution requiring voters to present a valid form of identification before casting their ballots.  [Read More]

Mastriano and Senate Committee Pass Legislation to help Veterans
January 11, 2023

Mastriano and Senate Committee Pass Legislation to help Veterans

In the first meeting of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee since Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) was appointed to serve as chairman, he and other members of the committee voted on Tuesday to advance two bills to benefit veterans and recognize strategic allies abroad.   [Read More]

Mastriano Appointed Chairman of Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee
January 6, 2023

Mastriano Appointed Chairman of Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee

State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) today announced he has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-39) to serve as chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee for the 2023-24 legislative session.  [Read More]

Mastriano to Reintroduce the Medical Freedom Act
January 4, 2023

Mastriano to Reintroduce the Medical Freedom Act

Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) today announced he will soon reintroduce legislation to outlaw all current and future misguided COVID-19 vaccination mandates in Pennsylvania.  [Read More]

Mastriano to Introduce Legislation to Protect Pennsylvanians from Big Tech Censorship
December 16, 2022

Mastriano to Introduce Legislation to Protect Pennsylvanians from Big Tech Censorship

Today, Senator Doug Mastriano announced that he will soon introduce a historic bill to protect the free speech of Pennsylvanians from undue restriction and censorship on large social media platforms.   [Read More]

Mastriano Announces over $500,000 in Grant Funding for Law Enforcement in Adams and Franklin Counties
December 14, 2022

Mastriano Announces over $500,000 in Grant Funding for Law Enforcement in Adams and Franklin Counties

Today, Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) announced over $500,000 in new funding for local law enforcement agencies in Adams and Franklin Counties.  [Read More]

Mastriano’s Overdose Mapping Act Becomes Law
November 4, 2022

Mastriano’s Overdose Mapping Act Becomes Law

Pennsylvania made a significant advancement in its fight against the opioid crisis this week when the Overdose Mapping Act became law, said Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33).  [Read More]

Mastriano: Governor Signs Life-Saving Blue Lights Law
November 4, 2022

Mastriano: Governor Signs Life-Saving Blue Lights Law

The governor signed legislation this week enacting the “Blue Lights Law” in Pennsylvania, Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) said.  [Read More]

Mastriano: Overdose Mapping Act Heads to Governor
October 26, 2022

Mastriano: Overdose Mapping Act Heads to Governor

The Overdose Mapping Act will soon head to the governor’s desk after unanimous concurrence in the Senate today, Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) said.  [Read More]

Mastriano: Blue Lights Law Heads to Governor’s Desk
October 26, 2022

Mastriano: Blue Lights Law Heads to Governor’s Desk

Legislation legalizing rear-facing blue lights for tow-truck operators will soon head to the governor’s desk, Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) said today.  [Read More]

What’s the Rush? Tell CDC the COVID-19 Vaccine Doesn’t Belong on Childhood Immunization Schedule
October 19, 2022

What’s the Rush? Tell CDC the COVID-19 Vaccine Doesn’t Belong on Childhood Immunization Schedule

Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) urged residents to tell the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that COVID-19 vaccinations shouldn’t be included in the routine immunization schedule for children.  [Read More]

Mastriano: Parents Mount Offensive to Save Kids from State Meddling, Indoctrination
October 19, 2022

Mastriano: Parents Mount Offensive to Save Kids from State Meddling, Indoctrination

Parents, physicians and childhood advocates demanded action from state legislators this week to protect their kids from government intrusion and indoctrination, said Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33).  [Read More]

***Media Advisory*** Parental Bill of Rights Hearing on Tuesday, Oct. 18
October 13, 2022

***Media Advisory*** Parental Bill of Rights Hearing on Tuesday, Oct. 18

The Senate State Government Committee will convene at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18 to discuss legislation that will establish a Parental Bill of Rights in Pennsylvania, said Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33). Watch Live  [Read More]

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