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]

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](https://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]