Feb

22

2017

February 22, 2017

During the #PASenate budget hearing with Pennsylvania Auditor General Office, Senator Mensch asked Auditor General Eugene DePasquale about the ongoing audit regarding the unemployment compensation center issue. They also discussed the unfunded liability with the municipal pension plans, which is $10 billion, and the need to address this issue.   [Read More]

Feb

21

2017

February 21, 2017

During the Independent Fiscal Office's budget hearing, Senator Mensch asked officials for their input on more ways to stimulate job growth and generate revenue. Senator Mensch and the panel also briefly discussed the impact of his SB 181, Performance Based Budgeting, which seeks to eliminate wasteful government spending. More information on SB 181 can be found here: http://www.senatormensch.com/senate-bill-181/.   [Read More]

Feb

21

2017

February 21, 2017

: During the PA Senate budget hearings with the PA Treasury, Senator Mensch asked State Treasurer Joe Torsella about what kind of leaseback payments they could expect from leasing the Farm Show complex. In addition, Senator Mensch asked several questions about the Treasury's TAP program and more.   [Read More]

Feb

08

2017

February 08, 2017

Senator Bob Mensch (R-24), along with his Senate colleagues, was encouraged to see a budget proposal from Governor Wolf that does not include any broad-based tax increases.   [Read More]

Feb

07

2017

February 07, 2017

Senator Mensch offers his reaction to Governor Wolf’s budget address.   [Read More]

Feb

07

2017

February 07, 2017

Harrisburg –  On Monday, February 6, 2017, the Pennsylvania Senate unanimously passed Senator Bob Mensch’s (R-24) Performance Based Budgeting bill.   Listen [Read More]

Jan

04

2017

January 04, 2017

Pennsylvania’s heroin and opioid epidemic will be the focus of a third special Telephone Town Hall meeting, to be held at 6:30PM on Tuesday, January 10th from the State Capitol in Harrisburg, according to Senator Bob Mensch (R-24). [Read More]

Nov

30

2016

November 30, 2016

On this edition of the Mensch Report, we present highlights from Senator Mensch’s annual “Senator for a Day” program, held at the Perkiomen School in Pennsburg, Montgomery County.   [Read More]

Nov

17

2016

November 17, 2016

Senator Bob Mensch (R-24) introduced a resolution yesterday recognizing January 1-7, 2017 as “First Responder Appreciation Week” in Pennsylvania. Listen [Read More]

Oct

26

2016

October 26, 2016

Senator Mensch was honored to host the Senate Guest Chaplain, Pastor Peter Smith, on October 24th. Pastor Smith was joined by his son Nick and Elder Stephen Curley. You can listen to the prayer and their introduction to the Senate here: Listen [Read More]