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

23

2017

January 23, 2017

As the Pennsylvania General Assembly kicked off the 2017-18 Legislative Session on Monday (January 23), the leaders of the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee and House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee announced a renewed effort to assist Pennsylvania’s first responders.   [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, will co-host a press conference at noon on Monday, January 23, in the Media Center of the State Capitol East Wing. [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, veterans, first responders and their family members. [Read More]

Nov

15

2016

November 15, 2016

Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee Chairman Senator Randy Vulakovich said pipeline safety will be the topic of a joint public hearing of his committee with the House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee set for Wednesday (November 16) in the State Capitol, Harrisburg. [Read More]

Sep

27

2016

September 27, 2016

Today the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee approved three bills addressing issues for first responders and sent them onto the full Senate for consideration, according to Committee Chairman Senator Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny). Listen [Read More]

Aug

23

2016

August 23, 2016

The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee and the House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee will hold a joint public hearing in Scranton on Wednesday, August 24th, to gather testimony on the Rewrite of Title 35, the Commonwealth Public Safety Code and the state’s Regional Task Forces. [Read More]