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Feb

20

2019

February 20, 2019

Senator Folmer questioned Acting Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar about the Administration’s mandate that counties replace voting machines, reimbursement to counties, and the makeup of the group advising the department on the issue.     [Read More]

Feb

19

2019

February 19, 2019

My first 48th Spotlight of 2019 features the Mount Gretna Theatre! I spoke with Brian Kurtas, Executive Producer, at the beautiful and historic Mount Gretna Playhouse. We also visited Movement Laboratory in Lebanon, regarding taking arts into schools via touring outreach.     [Read More]

Feb

07

2019

February 07, 2019

In these times of extreme rhetoric and deep political divisions, consider the words of President Lincoln, whose birthday we celebrate February 12:  “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”   [Read More]

Feb

05

2019

February 05, 2019

Senator Mike Folmer offers remarks following the Governor’s budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly.     [Read More]

Feb

04

2019

February 04, 2019

Senate State Government Committee | February 5, 2019 | Room 461 Main Capitol   [Read More]

Jan

29

2019

January 29, 2019

I’m pleased to join with Senate colleagues to propose bipartisan election changes – beginning with three constitutional amendments:  absentee ballots, poll workers, and judicial retention elections. Listen   [Read More]

Jan

28

2019

January 28, 2019

Senate State Government Committee | Tuesday | January 29, 2019 | 10:45 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B     [Read More]

Jan

24

2019

January 24, 2019

Senators Mike Folmer (R-48), Judy Schwank (D-11), Tom Killion (R-9), Pat Stefano (R-32) and Scott Martin (R-13) will hold a press conference on Tuesday, January 29 at 10 a.m. in the Capitol Media Center in regards to a soon-to-be-introduced bipartisan election reform package.     [Read More]

Jan

08

2019

January 08, 2019

After a productive 2017 – 2018 Session, I’m optimistic about 2019.   [Read More]