Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee Senator Doug Mastriano, Chair

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]

Media Advisory – Stefano, Pittman and Senate Committees to Hear Update on Veteran Homelessness in PA
July 22, 2022

Media Advisory – Stefano, Pittman and Senate Committees to Hear 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 & Housing Committee, are hosting a joint hearing to hear about the progress made to combat veteran homelessness, as well as what improvements can still be made, on Tuesday, July 26, at 10:30 a.m. at Veterans Place, 945 Washington Blvd., Pittsburgh.  [Read More]

Senate Committee Passes Stefano Bill to Benefit National Guard Members
June 21, 2022

Senate Committee Passes Stefano Bill to Benefit National Guard Members

The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee and its chairman, Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), voted in favor of five bills, including ones to increase compensation for members of the Pennsylvania National Guard; establish a statewide mapping system for tracking and responding to drug overdoses; and improve the state’s cyber security.  [Read More]

Stefano’s Fire Measures Advance in Senate
June 14, 2022

Stefano’s Fire Measures Advance in Senate

This past week, two bills sponsored by Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) supporting firefighters advanced in the Senate.  [Read More]

 
June 2, 2022

Stefano, Others Highlight Solutions to EMS Struggles

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, hosted a press conference to highlight legislation that would address issues faced by the emergency medical services (EMS) community on Monday, June 6, at 11 a.m. in front of the Emergency Responder Plaza along North Street in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

 
May 23, 2022

**MEDIA ADVISORY** Stefano to Host Working Animal Appreciation Day on May 24

Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, is hosting a Working Animal Appreciation Day on Tuesday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and Soldiers Grove at the Capitol Complex.   [Read More]

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