Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee Senator Doug Mastriano, Chair

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Mastriano and Senate Committee Pass Legislation to help Veterans
January 11, 2023

Mastriano and Senate Committee Pass Legislation to help Veterans

In the first meeting of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee since Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) was appointed to serve as chairman, he and other members of the committee voted on Tuesday to advance two bills to benefit veterans and recognize strategic allies abroad.   [Read More]

Mastriano Appointed Chairman of Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee
January 6, 2023

Mastriano Appointed Chairman of Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee

State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) today announced he has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-39) to serve as chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee for the 2023-24 legislative session.  [Read More]

Stefano: Senate Committee Establishes Significant Fire and EMS Programs
October 18, 2022

Stefano: Senate Committee Establishes Significant Fire and EMS Programs

Today, the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee advanced two measures, including major new programming for Pennsylvania fire and emergency medical services (EMS), according to Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), committee chairman.   [Read More]

Stefano: Senate Committee Passes Guard and Veterans Measures
September 21, 2022

Stefano: Senate Committee Passes Guard and Veterans Measures

Yesterday, during “National Guard & Veterans Day at the Capitol,” the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee advanced four measures important to the Pennsylvania National Guard and the Commonwealth’s nearly 800,000 veterans, said Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), committee chairman.  [Read More]

Stefano, Pittman and Senate Committees Receive Update on Veteran Homelessness in PA
July 26, 2022

Stefano, Pittman and Senate Committees Receive Update on Veteran Homelessness in PA

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, and Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41), chair of the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee, hosted a joint hearing to learn about the progress made to combat veteran homelessness, as well as what improvements can still be made.  [Read More]

The Committee oversees fire, EMS, emergency management, military, and veterans issues. The Committee has oversight of the Department of Military & Veterans Affairs/Pennsylvania National Guard, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), the Office of State Fire Commissioner, and the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services under the Department of Health.

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