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Senate Bill 842 – Breast Cancer Screenings

November 19, 2015
  Senator Mensch gave opening remarks to the public hearing with the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee on his SB 842 which provides breast cancer screening coverage.   [Read More]

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Carnes Family

November 19, 2015
  Senator Mensch hosted Lori Carnes and her husband Lonnie Carnes as guests of the Senate. The Carnes were joined by their daughter Kellie Miller and their grandsons Kollin Miller and Trenton Abare.   [Read More]

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Senator Mensch Holds 4th Annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast

November 09, 2015
Senator Bob Mensch (R-Berks, Bucks, Montgomery) hosted his 4th Annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast on Saturday, November 7th at the Upper Perkiomen High School located on 2 Walt Road, Pennsburg, PA 18073.     [Read More]

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Budget Impasse Update

October 28, 2015
Senator Mensch talks about an effort by Senate Republicans to override Governor Wolf’s veto of an emergency budget passed last month by the General Assembly.     [Read More]

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Senator Mensch Kicks Off Community College Completion Week At Press Conference

October 19, 2015
Senator Bob Mensch (R-24) joined the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society in a press conference today recognizing Pennsylvania's first annual PA Community College Completion Challenge (PAC4).   [Read More]

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Senator Mensch Introduces Resolution Establishing Pennsylvania Community College Completion Week

October 14, 2015
Senator Bob Mensch (R-24), co-chair of the bipartisan Senate Community College Caucus, introduced a resolution recognizing the first annual Pennsylvania Community College Completion Challenge (PAC4) Week for the week of October 19-23.   [Read More]

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Reverend McKinley

September 30, 2015
Senator Mensch enjoyed the opportunity to introduce Reverend McKinley from the Central Schwenkfelder’s church in Lansdale to the Senate today. Rev McKinley served as the guest chaplain of the Senate and was joined by Bryce Simon and Sam Beatrice, both seminarians, and Drew Bundshuh.   [Read More]

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Mensch Votes to Release $11.2 Billion in Withheld Payments to Schools, Critical Funding for Social Service Agencies

September 18, 2015
Working to provide financial relief to school districts and social service agencies impacted by the prolonged budget impasse, state Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24) today voted for a three-bill “stop-gap” budget package, which was sent to the House of Representatives for consideration.   [Read More]

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Budget Impasse

September 17, 2015
Senator Mensch discusses the budget impasse and Senate Republicans’ efforts to pass a stopgap funding measure.   [Read More]

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North Penn Knights baseball team

July 15, 2015
Senator Mensch introduced the North Penn Knights baseball team alongside Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf on the Senate Floor.   [Read More]

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Mensch: Senate Passes No-Tax-Increase Budget that Boosts Education Funding

June 30, 2015
The state Senate today passed a 2015-16 state budget that significantly increases education funding without raising taxes, said Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), who supported the spending plan.   [Read More]

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Senator Mensch Discusses State Budget on PCN Call-In Show

June 22, 2015
Senator Mensch joins Senator Judy Schwank on a PCN Call-In show to discuss the state budget.   [Read More]

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June 2015 – Colebrookdale Railroad

May 28, 2015
Colebrookdale Railroad   [Read More]

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911 funding issues

May 26, 2015
Senator Mensch discusses 911 funding issues and proposed solutions during a Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee Hearing.   [Read More]

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Senate Leaders Applaud Passage of Sweeping Pension Restructuring Plan Projected to Save $18.3 Billion

May 14, 2015
A significant plan to reform Pennsylvania’s costly state pension systems was approved today by the Senate by a vote of 28 to 19, according to Senate Republican Leaders.   [Read More]

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Legislative Update on Life Sciences in the Commonwealth

April 07, 2015
Economy, Business and Jobs Caucus - April 13, 2015   [Read More]

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PEMA Budget Hearing

April 01, 2015
Senator Mensch discusses the urgent need to update the funding mechanism for Pennsylvania’s county 911 centers.   [Read More]

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Department of Banking and Securities Budget Hearing

March 30, 2015
Senator Mensch discusses the impact of federal Dodd-Frank banking regulations, bank stress tests in a slowing global economy, and the department’s efforts to inform citizens about financial scams.   [Read More]

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Department of Labor and Industry Budget Hearing

March 30, 2015
Senator Mensch discusses the need to expand the Strategic Early Warning Network (SEWN), promotes the concept of training workers “in place” to avert unemployment, and asked the department to see what can be done for sole proprietor businesses that pay into unemployment compensation but never collect.   [Read More]

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Department of Education Budget Hearing

March 30, 2015
Senator Mensch notes the proposed budget does nothing to address causes of skyrocketing education costs, pensions, and questions the constitutionality of the Governor’s proposed property tax reduction plan.   [Read More]