New Releases

Sep

20

2017

September 20, 2017

As I write this, in September, the State is without a final budget.  In the past decade, we’ve had on-time budgets in only four years.  The question is why?  For a very long time I’ve been arguing that our deficits, along with our budget stalemates, are predictable given the lack of growth in the PA […]   [Read More]

Sep

19

2017

September 19, 2017

Senator Bob Mensch (R-24) was pleased to recognize several board members from the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center during their visit to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on September 19, 2017.     [Read More]

Aug

31

2017

August 31, 2017

Senator Bob Mensch (R-24) held another Community Safety Conference on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at the Upper Bucks Activity Center located in Milford Township, Bucks County.   [Read More]

Jul

28

2017

July 28, 2017

Senator Bob Mensch (R-24) voted for a reasonable code package which included targeted revenue enhancements that offer the promise of meeting the state’s current and future financial obligations.   [Read More]

Jun

30

2017

June 30, 2017

Senator Bob Mensch (R-24) voted to approve a FY 2017-18 General Fund budget that represents a $54.3 million (0.2 percent) increase in spending over the enacted Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget with supplemental appropriations included, and is nearly $650 million less than Governor Wolf’s budget request from February ($32.6 billion).   [Read More]

Jun

29

2017

June 29, 2017

Senator Bob Mensch (R-24) introduced legislation, entitled “The Employment First Act,” designed to promote the employment of people with disabilities at competitive wages in Pennsylvania businesses and public agencies.   [Read More]