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Another Step Toward Reform

May 3, 2016

In the year since being named chairman of the Senate State Government Committee, I’ve worked hard to advance reforms that are consistent with my “Promise to Pennsylvania”: legislative and political reforms, tax and spending reforms, and labor law and legal reforms.[...Read More]

Passing Medical Cannabis into Law

April 20, 2016

When I was running for the Senate – and again after I was elected – people would ask me: “Mike, how are you going to deal with issues where what you’re voting conflicts with your values?”[...Read More]

Medical Marijuana Bill Signing

April 17, 2016

Prime Sponsor of Senate Bill 3, Senator Mike Folmer shares his remarks at the historic bill signing medical marijuana into law today at the State Capitol Building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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Senator Folmer: Amendments to Senate-Passed SB 3 Vital to Ensure Accessibility of Life-Saving Treatments

April 12, 2016

Calling the issue the biggest policy change in a decade, Senator Mike Folmer (R-48) said the amendments to Senate Bill 3, the legislation to legalize the medical use of cannabis, and its subsequent passage by the Senate are vital to ensure the workability and ease of access for those who need these life-saving treatments.
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Public hearing with Secretary of the Commonwealth Pedro Cortes

April 1, 2016

Senate State Government Committee - April 6, 2016
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Senate Bills 930 and 1154 and House Bills 826 and 1618

March 11, 2016

Senate State Government Committee - March 15, 2016
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