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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]
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]
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]
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]
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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