News Releases

Nov

21

2022

November 21, 2022

According to Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York), $1.75 million of Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding is being granted for a project in South Middleton Township, Cumberland County.   [Read More]

Nov

21

2022

November 21, 2022

Northern York County Regional Police received funding for a new facility through a state grant program, Senators Mike Regan (R-York/Cumberland) and Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover), Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) announced.   [Read More]

Oct

28

2022

October 28, 2022

According to Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) millions of Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding is being granted for projects to transform and redevelop areas and create jobs throughout Cumberland County.   [Read More]

Sep

20

2022

September 20, 2022

South Middleton Township received a grant today totaling $124,450 to expand one of its parks, stated Senator Mike Regan (Cumberland and York Counties).   [Read More]

Aug

26

2022

August 26, 2022

As kids across Pennsylvania say goodbye to summer and prepare for the academic year ahead, school districts are identifying ways to make buildings and classrooms safer for their return – thanks to an historic boost in state funding for school safety and mental health resources.   [Read More]

Aug

01

2022

August 01, 2022

In this nation one of the most sacred rights is the principle of one person, one vote. It’s the bedrock of our democratic process upon which more than two centuries of freedom, progress, and stability have flourished.   [Read More]

Jul

11

2022

July 11, 2022

School safety and security grants and school mental health grants totaling over $7,800,000 were awarded to school districts in Cumberland and York Counties for Fiscal Year 2022-2023, according to Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York).   [Read More]

Jun

15

2022

June 15, 2022

 

The Senate approved legislation today expanding pension benefits for law enforcement officers who want to buy back prior police service, Sen. Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) announced.   [Read More]

Jun

07

2022

June 07, 2022

Legislation sponsored by York County’s two state senators was unanimously approved by the Senate of Pennsylvania that would allow for amplified sound during certain hours at restaurants, bars, breweries, clubs and hotels.   [Read More]

May

27

2022

May 27, 2022

The weight of yet another senseless, violent act inside a school building has been heavy on my heart and mind this week.   [Read More]

May

24

2022

May 24, 2022

 

The Senate Law and Justice Committee, chaired by Sen. Mike Regan (R-York/Cumberland), approved legislation that would allow restaurants, bars, taverns, breweries and hotels with outdoor seating to have music during certain hours.   [Read More]

May

19

2022

May 19, 2022

Yesterday Judge Ellen Ceisler of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania granted a preliminary injunction application to halt any further action by PennDOT to toll the I-83 South Bridge.   [Read More]

Apr

25

2022

April 25, 2022

Recently, my home school district, Northern York, where all four of my children have been educated and to which my property taxes are paid, was faced with an outside organization seeking to host a club with a name that has no place in our public schools.   [Read More]

Apr

22

2022

April 22, 2022

According to Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) millions of Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding is being granted for projects to transform and redevelop areas and create jobs throughout Cumberland County.   [Read More]

Apr

20

2022

April 20, 2022

Today Senator Mike Regan (R-31, Cumberland and York Counties) announced the awards of over $2 million in funds for bridge projects in Cumberland and York Counties through PennDOT’s Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside funds.   [Read More]

Apr

06

2022

April 06, 2022

When I first started talking about legalizing adult-use marijuana, I got the expected question from constituents, friends, and colleagues: How could I, as a former U.S. Marshal, support legalizing marijuana?   [Read More]

Mar

18

2022

March 18, 2022

 

At a hearing held on Monday the Senate Law and Justice Committee heard from medical marijuana industry professionals and advocates, including patients, physicians, and former regulators from neighboring states, about the oversight of the Medical Marijuana Program and how a new, independent entity is needed, especially as Pennsylvania moves towards legalizing adult-use marijuana.   [Read More]

Mar

04

2022

March 04, 2022

 

The Senate Law and Justice Committee convened Monday to discuss the successes and failures of adult-use marijuana programs in other states as Chairman Mike Regan (R-31) continues drafting similar legislation for Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Feb

07

2022

February 07, 2022

 

The Senate Law and Justice Committee on Monday heard from state and local officials, law enforcement and medical marijuana dispensaries about the impact regulating adult-use cannabis could have in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Feb

04

2022

February 04, 2022

The Senate Law and Justice Committee will host a public hearing on Monday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. in Hearing Room 1 of the North Office Building to discuss legalizing adult-use marijuana in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Jan

20

2022

January 20, 2022

Recently, my colleague Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman called on the House of Representatives to initiate impeachment proceedings against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner. The respectable thing would be for DA Krasner to step down on his own but considering his blatant denial that crime in Philadelphia has risen significantly, I suspect the impeachment process may be the only path forward.   [Read More]

Jan

19

2022

January 19, 2022

 

The Senate Education Committee approved legislation Wednesday that will expand school choice for thousands of students across Pennsylvania, said Sen. Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York).   [Read More]

Dec

21

2021

December 21, 2021

Since 1933, Pennsylvania has run an archaic system for the sale of wine and spirits.  At the time, Governor Gifford Pinchot, taking action after the repeal of prohibition, established the current state store system run by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB).   [Read More]

Nov

05

2021

November 05, 2021

PennDOT to Hold Open House on I-83 Bridge Tolling Plan Next week, PennDOT plans to hold two separate “open house” events regarding their proposal to toll the I-83 South Bridge as part of a broader plan to toll nine bridges across the Commonwealth. Such a toll would impact constituents from the 31st Senatorial District that travel […]   [Read More]

Oct

04

2021

October 04, 2021

As a Republican Senator who spent more than two decades in law enforcement, it may come as a surprise to some people that I have circulated a co-sponsorship memo outlining my intent to introduce legislation legalizing adult-use marijuana in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Sep

07

2021

September 07, 2021

I write in response to Rev. Dr. Thomas Salsgiver, whose Letter to the Editor on PennLive claimed that my call for parental choice about masks in schools is allowing children to be harmed.   [Read More]

Aug

31

2021

August 31, 2021

Senators Mike Regan (R-York/Cumberland),  Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York),   Chris Gebhard (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York) and Doug Mastriano (R-Adams/Cumberland/Franklin/York) and Representatives Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland), Keith Gillespie (R-York), Seth Grove (R-York), Mike Jones (R-York), Dawn Keefer (R-Cumberland/York), Kate Klunk (R-York), Dan Moul (R-Adams) and Stan Saylor (R-York) released the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s announcement imposing a statewide mask mandate in schools and childcare facilities:   [Read More]

Aug

11

2021

August 11, 2021

Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) released the following statement in response to Governor Tom Wolf mandating certain state employees receive the COVID vaccine.   [Read More]

Jul

28

2021

July 28, 2021

On July 24, Senator Regan attended the Lincoln Cemetery dedication in Upper Allen Township.   [Read More]

Jun

23

2021

June 23, 2021

 

Today, Senator Mike Regan (R – Cumberland/York) spoke and voted in support of legislation proposing a constitutional amendment to require photo identification each time a voter casts a ballot.     [Read More]

Jun

16

2021

June 16, 2021

 

The Senate today passed legislation to statutorily implement allowances provided to the restaurant industry during the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to expanding consumer access to spirit-based Ready-to-Drink cocktails, according Senator Mike Regan. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

15

2021

June 15, 2021

 

The Senate today unanimously approved legislation that would extend the Pennsylvania Heart and Lung Act to several law enforcement entities not currently included in the law, according to Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York), prime sponsor of the bill and Chairman of the Senate Law and Justice Committee.   [Read More]

Jun

15

2021

June 15, 2021

 

The Senate Law and Justice Committee advanced two significant pieces of legislation to statutorily implement allowances provided to the restaurant and medical marijuana industries during the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to expanding consumer access to spirit-based Ready-to-Drink cocktails, according to Committee Chairman Senator Mike Regan.   [Read More]

Jun

02

2021

June 02, 2021

In the wake of the COVID pandemic, Penn State is getting swept up by the “woke” movement, coddling and bribing the young adults they are entrusted to teach and shape into future leaders.   [Read More]

May

28

2021

May 28, 2021

It is an honor to be here with you today.  Thank you for allowing me to be part of this special ceremony here at Rolling Green Cemetery.   [Read More]

May

17

2021

May 17, 2021

On Friday, I was contacted by a Pennsylvania State Trooper who was in receipt of an email sent by Governor Wolf to all Commonwealth employees under his jurisdiction informing them of the Juneteenth holiday, to be marked with a day off on June 18th.    [Read More]

May

14

2021

May 14, 2021

Last week I wrote about Governor Wolf’s manipulative and controlling mask mandate.   [Read More]

May

04

2021

May 04, 2021

On Tuesday, May 18th, voters will head to the polls for Pennsylvania’s primary election, and in addition to local government races, electors will be asked to vote on four separate ballot questions, which have been authorized by the General Assembly.  It is important to understand exactly what these ballot questions are asking and what your “YES” vote means.   [Read More]

Apr

28

2021

April 28, 2021

Today the Senate approved Senate Bill 108 which would preserve access to ventilator care in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Apr

27

2021

April 27, 2021

Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York), Chairman of the Senate Law & Justice Committee, convened the first voting meeting of the committee for the 2021-2022 legislative session to consider four bills.   [Read More]

Mar

23

2021

March 23, 2021

One year after the Wolf Administration ordered the state’s long-term care community to accept COVID-19 positive patients, a group of Senators today highlighted the ongoing lack of accountability and cooperation from Governor Wolf while calling on the Governor to fully engage with the state’s long-term care community.   [Read More]

Mar

11

2021

March 11, 2021

 

Today Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) participated in a press conference to announce the introduction of legislation to stop the proposed plan to toll bridges on Pennsylvania’s interstate system, including the I-83 South Bridge in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Mar

11

2021

March 11, 2021

The bipartisan Senate panel will begin a comprehensive review of the 2020 General Election with their first hearing to review best practices of election integrity and security from other states on Monday, March 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Senate Chamber.   [Read More]

Mar

10

2021

March 10, 2021

Senate Transportation Committee Chair Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 11, on the second floor Rotunda outside the Lieutenant Governor’s Office in the State Capitol in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Mar

08

2021

March 08, 2021

Once again, Pennsylvania lags behind other states, as we see more and more mask mandates lifted and indoor dining capacities increased. It is time for us to follow suit and begin to reopen our economy.   [Read More]

Mar

02

2021

March 02, 2021

Yesterday, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the first indictment in his investigation of nursing homes and their handling of COVID-19.   [Read More]

Mar

01

2021

March 01, 2021

Mt. Tabor AME Zion Church in Mt. Holly Springs, Cumberland County, will receive $275,000 in state funding through the Department of Community and Economic Development to restore the historic African American Church.   [Read More]

Feb

18

2021

February 18, 2021

Today Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) and Senator Mike Regan (Cumberland/York) learned for the first time from the PA Department of Transportation (PennDOT) that they intend to impose tolls on the Interstate 83 John Harris (South) Bridge in Harrisburg between Dauphin and Cumberland County. DiSanto and Regan oppose this tolling plan and intend to use every means available to them, legislative or otherwise, to prevent Governor Wolf from moving forward.   [Read More]