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Mar

22

2019

March 22, 2019

Senate State Government Committee | March 26, 2019 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A | Watch Live   [Read More]

Mar

15

2019

March 15, 2019

Senate State Government Committee | March 19, 2019 | Hearing Room One, North Office Building |     [Read More]

Mar

13

2019

March 13, 2019

Citizens have a right to expect their votes will be both secure and accurate.  It’s a basic duty and a core responsibility of our Constitutional Republic.   [Read More]

Feb

26

2019

February 26, 2019

Which Governor of Pennsylvania addressed the General Assembly with the opening:  “this is a historic day”?   [Read More]

Feb

25

2019

February 25, 2019

Senator Folmer asked DGS Secretary Topper about contracts, bidding and the purchase of voting machines during the Department of General Services budget hearing.     [Read More]

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]