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Sep

06

2018

September 06, 2018

Much has been accomplished since my medical cannabis legislation was signed into law in 2016.    [Read More]

Aug

22

2018

August 22, 2018

I believe civility and consensus are essential to solving problems and addressing issues.  However, as American statesman and three-time presidential candidate Henry Clay once lamented:  “. . . everyone wants his own way, irrespective of the interests and wishes of others.”  Sadly, little has changed since Mr. Clay’s time.   [Read More]

Aug

15

2018

August 15, 2018

In this month’s show Senator Mike Folmer features the Sweep the Streets basketball tournament, where he had the opportunity to throw the opening tip-off.     [Read More]

Aug

08

2018

August 08, 2018

Irish born political thinker and British statesman Edmund Burke said:  “Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.”   [Read More]

Aug

07

2018

August 07, 2018

Senate Majority Policy Committee | Public Roundtable, School Safety | August 8, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. | Cedar Crest High School | Lebanon, PA 17042 |     [Read More]

Aug

02

2018

August 02, 2018

Senator Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York) and the Senate Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), will hold a public roundtable discussion with key stakeholders on school safety efforts next week.   [Read More]

Jul

25

2018

July 25, 2018

I’ve searched both the United States and Pennsylvania Constitutions and I can’t find it.  Where’s it written government must grow each and every year?  Why isn’t government expected to live within its means just like people and businesses?   [Read More]

Jul

11

2018

July 11, 2018

Consider the different outcomes of two revolutions:  America’s (celebrated July 4th) and France’s (celebrated July 14th, Bastille Day).    [Read More]

Jun

26

2018

June 26, 2018

With the passage of the 2018 – 2019 state budget, the Commonwealth will spend $32,714,991,000 in taxpayer moneys for the General Fund.   [Read More]