Committee Members

Republicans


Kristin Phillips-Hill
, Chair
Scott Hutchinson, Vice-Chair
Ryan Aument

 
Lisa Baker
Joe Pittman
Pat Stefano

Democrats

Timothy Kearney, Minority Chair
Jay Costa
Steve Santarsiero

Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

 

Senate Communications and Technology Committee | October 20, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. | Hearing Room #1,NOB (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Senate Communications and Technology Committee | September 9 |     [Read More]

 

Senate Communications and Technology Committee | September 8, 2020 at 10 am (Senate Chamber and Remote Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Senate Communications and Technology | June 22, 2020 | 12:30 pm | Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

JOINT HEARING | Senate Labor & Industry Committee AND Senate Communications & Technology Committee | May 5, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. | Senate Chamber and Remote Participation |     [Read More]

 

Senate Communications and Technology Committee | February 5, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

News

Oct

20

2020

October 20, 2020

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee, chaired by Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), held a bipartisan discussion today with key stakeholders from across the state, representing various levels of government and entities dedicated to deploying and utilizing broadband in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Oct

19

2020

October 19, 2020

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee will hold a public roundtable with key stakeholders to discuss legislative efforts to close the digital divide and next steps to address the issue next session. The roundtable will focus on federal, state and local responses to the challenges of high-speed internet connectivity in the Commonwealth.   [Read More]

Oct

16

2020

October 16, 2020

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee will hold a public roundtable with key stakeholders to discuss legislative efforts to close the digital divide and next steps to address the issue next session.   [Read More]

Sep

03

2020

September 03, 2020

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee will hold a public hearing on the forthcoming contact tracing smartphone app to be released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health on September 8 at 10 am in the Senate Chamber.   [Read More]

Aug

31

2020

August 31, 2020

In light of a recent announcement by the Pennsylvania Department of Health that they plan to launch a COVID-19 contact tracing app next month, the Senate Communications and Technology Committee will hold a hearing to publicly vet the app and concerns surrounding contact tracing and data privacy, according to committee chair Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York). AUDIO   [Read More]

Jun

22

2020

June 22, 2020

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee unanimously approved three bills on Monday that would improve access to high-speed internet, according to committee chair Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York).   [Read More]