Committee Members

Republicans


Kristin Phillips-Hill
, Chair
Scott Hutchinson, Vice-Chair
Joe Scarnati, ex-officio
Ryan Aument

 
Lisa Baker
Joe Pittman
Pat Stefano

Democrats

Timothy Kearney, Minority Chair
Jay Costa
Pam Iovino
Steve Santarsiero

Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

 

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]

Senate Communications and Technology Committee | November 19, 2019 at 12:45 p.m. | Rules Committee Room   [Read More]

News

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]

May

05

2020

May 05, 2020

Members of two Senate committees questioned members of the Wolf Administration today about the significant delays and numerous problems that have plagued the state’s Unemployment Compensation system during the COVID-19 pandemic.     [Read More]

May

04

2020

May 04, 2020

In light of numerous concerns about the Unemployment Compensation system’s performance during the COVID-19 pandemic, two Senate committees will hold a joint hearing to examine some of the issues plaguing the system on Tuesday, May 5, from 1-3 p.m.   [Read More]

Feb

04

2020

February 04, 2020

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee will hold a public hearing at the state Capitol on Wednesday, February 5 at 9:30 a.m. to focus on data privacy efforts and the state’s Breach of Personal Information Act, according to committee chair Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York).   [Read More]