Committee Members

Republicans


Randy Vulakovich
, Chair
Bob Mensch, Vice-Chair
Joe Scarnati, ex-officio
Ryan Aument

 
Lisa Baker
Michele Brooks
Scott Hutchinson
Mike Regan

Democrats

Jay Costa, Minority Chair
John Blake
Andy Dinniman
Tina Tartaglione

Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee and Senate Labor & Industry Committee - March 29, 2017 Watch Live   [Read More]

 

Senate Veterans Affairs & House Veterans Affairs Committees - March 23, 2017     [Read More]

Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee - January 25, 2017   [Read More]

 

JOINT HEARING - Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee AND House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee - November 16, 2016   Listen   [Read More]

 

Senate and House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committees - October 26, 2016     [Read More]

 

Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee - October 25, 2016   Listen   [Read More]

News

Mar

22

2017

March 22, 2017

The Senate VETERANS AFFAIRS & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS Committee and the House VETERANS AFFAIRS & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS Committee will hold a joint public hearing on Thursday, March 23rd, to consider issues of importance to Pennsylvania’s nearly 1 million veterans, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chairman of the Senate committee.   [Read More]

Feb

08

2017

February 08, 2017

The Senate VETERANS AFFAIRS & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS Committee will hold a public hearing today (February 8) to consider issues of importance to Pennsylvania’s 1 million veterans, according to Committee Chairman Senator Randy Vulakovich.   [Read More]

Feb

02

2017

February 02, 2017

The Senate VETERANS AFFAIRS & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS Committee and the House VETERANS AFFAIRS & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS Committee will hold a joint public hearing on Wednesday, February 8, to consider issues of importance to Pennsylvania’s 1 million veterans, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chairman of the Senate committee. Listen   [Read More]

Jan

25

2017

January 25, 2017

The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee today approved a measure to review Pennsylvania’s progress in providing essential support to its volunteer fire departments and EMS organizations, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich, committee chairman and prime sponsor of the measure.   [Read More]

Jan

19

2017

January 19, 2017

Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee, Senator Jay Costa, Democratic Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee, Representative Steve Barrar, Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee, and Representative Chris Sainato, Democratic Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee,...   [Read More]

Jan

04

2017

January 04, 2017

It was truly an honor and a pleasure to serve as the Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee for the 2015-16 Legislative Session. The Committee was extremely active this past session as we considered a lengthy list of bills that addressed a variety of issues of importance to our military personnel,...   [Read More]