News Releases

Jan

27

2020

January 27, 2020

 

Today, the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee, approved three measures aiding Fire & EMS services in Pennsylvania, according to Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland and York), Chairman of the Committee.   [Read More]

Jan

17

2020

January 17, 2020

 

Senator Mike Regan, Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller and Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) Major General Anthony Carrelli will lead a roundtable discussion on the topic of Veterans’ mental health and suicide prevention efforts.     [Read More]

Dec

06

2019

December 06, 2019

State Senators Pat Browne (R-Lehigh), Bob Mensch (R-Berks, Bucks & Montgomery), and Mike Regan (R-Cumberland & York) will host a Roundtable Discussion regarding the issue of Veterans Suicide on Thursday, December 12, at 11:00 a.m. at the Lehigh Carbon Community College (Scheller Center).    [Read More]

Nov

26

2019

November 26, 2019

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is reported to be the leading killer of student athletes in the United States and the leading cause of death on school campuses.   [Read More]

Nov

21

2019

November 21, 2019

Senator Mike Regan (R-31) invites the local media to join him on Monday, November 25, 2019, at 11:00AM when he tours Fox Subacute at Mechanicsburg to call attention to the alarming rate at which nursing homes across Pennsylvania are terminating or curtailing their services to Medicaid patients who depend on mechanical ventilators to breathe.   [Read More]

Nov

20

2019

November 20, 2019

 

Today, the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee, approved five measures aiding military families and veterans, according to Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland and York), Chairman of the Committee.     [Read More]

Nov

08

2019

November 08, 2019

Senator Mike Regan was appointed as a member of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Advisory Board.    [Read More]

Oct

30

2019

October 30, 2019

 

Today the Senate approved legislation sponsored by Senator Mike Regan (R-31) which aims to educate every student athlete and their parents about electrocardiogram (EKG) testing to detect underlying heart conditions that can lead to Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA).   [Read More]

Oct

25

2019

October 25, 2019

Yesterday, Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland & York), Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester & Delaware), Representative Steve Barrar (R-Chester & Delaware) and Representative Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) held a Roundtable Discussion regarding the issue of Veterans Suicide at the Concord Township Municipal Building, in Delaware County.   [Read More]

Oct

22

2019

October 22, 2019

 

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester & Delaware), Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland & York), Representative Chris Quinn (R-Delaware), and Representative Steve Barrar (R-Chester & Delaware) will host a Roundtable Discussion regarding the issue of Veterans Suicide on Thursday, October 24, at 10:00 a.m. at the Concord Township Municipal Building.    [Read More]

Oct

21

2019

October 21, 2019

Soon after Senator Mike Regan (R-31) and advocates held a press conference in the Capitol Rotunda regarding Senate Bill 836, known as Peyton’s Law, the Senate Education Committee voted on the bill and advanced it to the full Senate.   [Read More]

Oct

21

2019

October 21, 2019

 

Today Senator Mike Regan (R-31) held a press conference regarding Senate Bill 836, known as Peyton’s Law, which aims to educate every student athlete and their parents about EKG testing to detect underlying heart conditions that can lead to Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA).    [Read More]

Oct

15

2019

October 15, 2019

As part of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month, Senator Mike Regan (R-31) will hold a press conference regarding Senate Bill 836, known as Peyton’s Law, on Monday, October 21st at 12 noon in the Main Capitol Rotunda.   [Read More]

Sep

25

2019

September 25, 2019

 

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 Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.   [Read More]

Sep

25

2019

September 25, 2019

 

Suicide Awareness Day Rally | September 25, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. | Main Capitol Rotunda |   [Read More]

Sep

11

2019

September 11, 2019

Senator Mike Regan is encouraging schools and community groups to apply now for grants to help boost school safety and reduce the risk of community violence.   [Read More]

Aug

30

2019

August 30, 2019

State Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland & York), State Senator Pam Iovino (D-Allegheny & Washington), U.S. Representative Conor Lamb (D-Allegheny, Beaver & Butler), and U.S. Representative Guy Reschenthaler (R-Fayette, Greene, Washington & Westmoreland) will host a Roundtable Discussion regarding the issue of Veterans Suicide on Tuesday, September 3, at 10:00 a.m. at the Southwest Veterans Center.    [Read More]

Aug

27

2019

August 27, 2019

State Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland & York), State Senator Lisa Baker (R- Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne & Wyoming), U.S. Representative Dan Meuser (R-Berks, Carbon, Columbia, Lebanon, Luzerne, Montour, Northumberland & Schuylkill) and U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike & Wayne) will host a Roundtable Discussion regarding the issue of Veterans Suicide on Thursday, August 29 at 11:00 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center.    [Read More]

Aug

15

2019

August 15, 2019

On Tuesday, State Senators Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) and Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) and U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA-16 Butler/Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) held a Roundtable Discussion regarding the issue of Veterans Suicide at the Pennsylvania Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Home in Erie, Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Jul

17

2019

July 17, 2019

The statistics are staring us in the face. They are beyond alarming. They are a call to action.   [Read More]

Jul

16

2019

July 16, 2019

Yesterday, State Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) and U.S. Representative Scott Perry (R-PA-10, Cumberland/Dauphin/York) held a Roundtable Discussion regarding the issue of Veterans Suicide at the American Legion, PA Department Headquarters, in Wormleysburg, PA.   [Read More]

Jul

10

2019

July 10, 2019

State Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) and U.S. Representative Scott Perry (R-PA-10, Cumberland/Dauphin/York) will host a Roundtable Discussion regarding the issue of Veterans Suicide at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 15 at the American Legion, PA Department Headquarters.   [Read More]

Jul

02

2019

July 02, 2019

Today legislation sponsored by Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland and York) to strengthen last year’s comprehensive School Safety and Security Law was signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf as Act 67 of 2019.   [Read More]

Jul

01

2019

July 01, 2019

 

Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law legislation championed by Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland and York) that would create the Military Family Educational Program, or “Pennsylvania GI Bill for Families.”     [Read More]

Jun

27

2019

June 27, 2019

Today, the General Assembly of Pennsylvania gave final approval to legislation sponsored by Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland and York) that addresses two issues raised since the passage of last year’s comprehensive School Safety and Security Law, Act 44.   [Read More]

Jun

11

2019

June 11, 2019

 

Today, the Senate of Pennsylvania passed legislation sponsored by Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland and York) that addresses two issues raised since the passage of last year’s comprehensive School Safety and Security Law, Act 44.   [Read More]

Jun

04

2019

June 04, 2019

 

Today, the Senate of Pennsylvania unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Senator Mike Regan that would create the Military Family Educational Program, or “Pennsylvania GI Bill for Families.”    [Read More]

Apr

30

2019

April 30, 2019

Today, the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee unanimously approved legislation that would provide higher education benefits to the spouse and/or children of a Pennsylvania National Guard member who commits to serve another six years, according to Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland & York), Chairman of the Committee.   [Read More]

Apr

26

2019

April 26, 2019

Legislators will unveil the Military Family Educational Program, or “GI Bill for Families,” which would award educational benefits to the spouse and/or children of a Pennsylvania National Guard member who re-enlists for another six years.   [Read More]

Apr

05

2019

April 05, 2019

Recently, my local paper, The Dillsburg Banner, published an unsigned Letter to the Editor on March 28th entitled, “Close the gate on this gateway drug” imploring me to oppose Senate Bill 350, which calls for the legalization of recreational marijuana.   [Read More]

Mar

26

2019

March 26, 2019

The 31st Senatorial District has been awarded $7.85 million in state grants and low interest loans for four projects that will improve local transportation networks, pedestrian safety, and community access to recreation areas, while encouraging economic development, according to Senator Mike Regan (R-31, Cumberland and York).   [Read More]

Mar

19

2019

March 19, 2019

 

Today the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee approved four measures, according to Senator Mike Regan, Chairman of the Committee.   [Read More]

Feb

28

2019

February 28, 2019

In 1996, Pennsylvania established the National Guard Educational Assistance Program. This Program provides men and women a free college education in exchange for a six-year enlistment in the Pennsylvania National Guard.   [Read More]

Feb

14

2019

February 14, 2019

As part of his continuing efforts to help and honor local veterans and their families, Senator Mike Regan will host John Chiodi, a VFW Department Service Officer, once a month in his Camp Hill district office starting on Thursday, February 21st and occurring the third Thursday of each month.   [Read More]

Jan

29

2019

January 29, 2019

 

Today Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland and York), Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee, convened the first meeting of the committee for the 2019-2020 legislative session.     [Read More]

Jan

07

2019

January 07, 2019

Today Senator Mike Regan (R-31, Cumberland and York Counties) was appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati to serve as Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee for the 2019-2020 legislative session.   [Read More]

Nov

29

2018

November 29, 2018

The committee held 10 separate roundtable discussions at the request of members of our caucus over the summer and fall.   [Read More]

Oct

30

2018

October 30, 2018

All 11 school districts in the 31st Senatorial District were awarded state grants today to help improve student safety and security through a new program supported by Senator Mike Regan.   [Read More]

Oct

30

2018

October 30, 2018

We have all seen the headlines of welfare fraud and abuse.   [Read More]

Oct

24

2018

October 24, 2018

Senator Mike Regan (R-31) announced today that Senate Bill 6, comprehensive public welfare reform legislation he sponsored, was signed into law by Governor Wolf as Act 125 of 2018.   [Read More]

Oct

22

2018

October 22, 2018

State Senator Mike Regan (R-31) will host a free senior expo for area residents from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, October 25, at the West Shore YMCA, 410 Fallowfield Road, Camp Hill, PA.   [Read More]

Oct

18

2018

October 18, 2018

Senator Mike Regan (R-31) announced today the final passage of Senate Bill 6, comprehensive public welfare reform he sponsored.   [Read More]

Sep

10

2018

September 10, 2018

Senator Mike Regan is encouraging local school districts to apply to receive funding through a new grant program dedicated to improving school safety and security.   [Read More]

Aug

30

2018

August 30, 2018

Senator Mike Regan announced RACP funding to transform the IAC brownfield site which was formerly a 48-acre manufacturing site into a healthy, vibrant, income-producing extension of downtown Carlisle.   [Read More]

Jul

19

2018

July 19, 2018

 

Senator Mike Regan (R-31) and York County District Attorney Dave Sunday held a press conference today to announce the introduction of Senate Bill 1222, legislation Regan is sponsoring to establish sentencing guidelines and penalties specifically for the trafficking of fentanyl.   [Read More]

Jul

13

2018

July 13, 2018

Senator Mike Regan (R-31) and York County District Attorney Dave Sunday will hold a press conference at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 19th.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

 

Today the Senate approved legislation aimed at helping to protect schools and students from violence based on Senator Mike Regan’s (R-31) school safety legislation introduced this week. Listen   [Read More]

May

31

2018

May 31, 2018

Senator Mike Regan (R-31) and Congressman Lou Barletta (R-11) will hold a Capitol news conference at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 1, to discuss state and federal efforts to improve school safety.   [Read More]