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Mensch Resolution Recognizes PA Automobile Theft Prevention Authority’s 25th Anniversary

April 30, 2019
The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution introduced by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24) recognizing the 25th anniversary of the Pennsylvania Automobile Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA).   [Read More]

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Introduction of Guests

April 11, 2019
Senator Mensch was pleased to host guests from Quakertown Alive!, with PA State Rep. Craig Staats, during their visit to the PA Senate.   [Read More]

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Senate Adopts Mensch Designating April 7-13 as Crime Victims’ Rights Week in PA

April 09, 2019
The state Senate today unanimously adopted a resolution sponsored by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24) designating the week of April 7 through 13 as Crime Victims' Rights Week in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

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Mensch Resolution Commemorates Centennial Anniversary of the Historic “March First Movement” and “First Korean Congress”

March 29, 2019
The state Senate today unanimously adopted a resolution sponsored by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24) commemorating the centennial anniversary of the historic “March First Movement” and “First Korean Congress.”     [Read More]

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Introduction of Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Hyo-Sung Park

March 27, 2019
Senator Mensch welcomed Ambassador Hyo-Sung Park and several esteemed guests to the Pennsylvania Senate.   [Read More]

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Introduction of Intern, Jessica Schubert

March 26, 2019
Senator Mensch welcomed Ms. Jessica Schubert to the Pennsylvania Senate. Jessica is an intern at his Red Hill District office.   [Read More]

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Senate Guest Chaplain, Bishop Everett V. Debnam

March 26, 2019
Senator Mensch welcomed Bishop Everett V. Debnam and his guest, Charles Wise, to the Pennsylvania Senate. Bishop Debnam served as the Senate’s guest chaplain.   [Read More]

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Meeting to release the Performance Audit of the PA Fish and Boat Commission and a report on the Impact of Tavern Gaming on the Pennsylvania State Lottery

March 22, 2019
Legislative Budget and Finance Committee | March 27, 2019 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |    [Read More]

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Introduction of Guests

March 20, 2019
Senator Mensch welcomed Mr. Robert Parash and his wife Karen to the Pennsylvania Senate. Also joining Bob and Karen were their daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and Kristopher Paul.   [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Office of the Budget/Governor’s Executive Offices

March 07, 2019
Senator Mensch asked Budget Secretary Jen Swails about reduced funding for school safety, performance-based budgeting, and employee benefit and pension costs.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Community & Economic Development

March 07, 2019
Senator Mensch asked Secretary Dennis Davin about state tax credit programs during the DCED budget hearing.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Ben Franklin Technology Partners

March 06, 2019
During the budget hearing for the Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Senator Mensch discussed increased funding for the Ben Franklin system and investments in life sciences and electronics.    [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Military & Veterans Affairs.

March 06, 2019
Senator Mensch asked representatives of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs about transferring military service skills for certification in private industry.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Aging

March 05, 2019
Senator Mensch asked about elder abuse prevention measures during the budget hearing on the Department of Aging.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Education, Part 2

March 05, 2019
Senator Mensch discussed funding disparities between programs for public and non-public schools, resources for homeschool students, and community college programs during Part 2 of the Department of Education budget hearing.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Education, Part 1

March 05, 2019
During Part 1 of the budget hearing for the Department of Education, Senator Mensch discussed ways to improve equity in education funding and questioned how advances in digital technology could affect the funding needs of libraries.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: DEP

February 28, 2019
Senator Mensch asked DEP Secretary Patrick McConnell about funding for hazardous site cleanup operations and Pennsylvania’s plans for the cleanup of Chesapeake Bay.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Corrections / Probation & Parole

February 28, 2019
Senator Mensch asked Secretary of Corrections John Wetzel about new security systems and technology being implemented in state prisons, including touch screens, during the budget hearing for the Department of Corrections / Office of Probation and Parole.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Department of Human Services

February 27, 2019
Senator Mensch questioned how we can help organizations that provide early intervention services for at-risk children and better meet the health care needs of older Pennsylvanians with serious medical needs during today’s PA Senate Budget Hearing with the PA Department of Human Services.   [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Department of Health

February 27, 2019
At today’s PA Senate Budget hearing, Senator Mensch questioned Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine about misinformation concerning childhood vaccination and its role in the resurgence of diseases such as polio and measles.   [Read More]