Jun

13

2018

June 13, 2018

Senate Bill 22, introduced by Senator Lisa Boscola (D-18), a proposed amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution to change how the Commonwealth’s redistricting process is done, passed the Senate by a vote of 35-14. Listen [Read More]

Jun

13

2018

June 13, 2018

[Senator Mike Folmer](http://senatorfolmer.com) discusses Senate action on [Senate Bill 22](http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billInfo/billInfo.cfm?sYear=2017&sInd=0&body=s&type=b&bn=22), redistricting reform legislation that would establish an independent commission of citizens who will be tasked with creating legislative and Congressional districts.   [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

Senate Bill 1037, introduced by Senators Mike Folmer (R-48) and Randy Vulakovich (R-38), to modernize the state’s Civil Service Commission, was unanimously approved today by the Senate State Government Committee. [Read More]

Mar

19

2018

March 19, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senator Mike Folmer (R-48) issued the following statement on decisions today by federal judges to throw out a legal challenge to a Congressional district map developed last month by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. [Read More]

Feb

22

2018

February 22, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senator Mike Folmer (R-48) today filed a complaint in the U.S. Middle District Court asking for the court to stop the implementation of Congressional District maps recently crafted by the PA Supreme Court. [Read More]

Feb

12

2018

February 12, 2018

Senators Mike Folmer (R-48) and Randy Vulakovich (R-38) have introduced legislation that aims to modernize the Civil Service Commission. [Read More]

Jan

05

2018

January 05, 2018

Senator Mike Folmer (R-48) expressed his disappointment and unhappiness with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to rescind the Cole Memo limiting federal resources related to cannabis. [Read More]

Jun

29

2017

June 29, 2017

Today, Senator Mike Folmer (R-48) and Senator Joe Scarnati’s (R-25) Senate Bill 8, to reform Pennsylvania’s Asset Forfeiture Law, was signed into law as Act 13 of 2017. [Read More]

May

10

2017

May 10, 2017

Today, Senators Mike Folmer (R-48), John Eichelberger (R-30), John Blake (D-22) and John DiSanto (R-15) and State Representatives Francis Ryan (R-101) and Patty Kim (D-103) highlighted a bipartisan municipal debt reform package to address financial transactions that led to the fiscal distress of Harrisburg and other municipalities.   [Read More]

May

09

2017

May 09, 2017

Press Conference on the Bipartisan Municipal Debt Reform Package (Local Government Unit Debt Act) to address financial transactions that led to the fiscal distress of Harrisburg, other municipalities, and school districts. [Read More]