Jul

19

2021

July 19, 2021

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee and Senate Health and Human Services Committee will hold a joint public hearing to review the recently announced $34 million contract issued by the Department of Health to Public Consulting Group, the latest third-party vendor tasked to perform contact tracing of COVID-19 positive patients over the next year. [Read More]

May

24

2021

May 24, 2021

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee, chaired by Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), unanimously approved a proposal that will strengthen the state’s Breach of Personal Information Act following a massive data breach with the state’s contact tracing program. [Read More]

May

20

2021

May 20, 2021

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee, chaired by Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), was notified today that the Department of Health would terminate its contract with the third-party vendor tasked with contact tracing Pennsylvanians effective June 19, 2021. [Read More]

May

11

2021

May 11, 2021

he Senate Communications and Technology Committee convened a public hearing Tuesday morning to seek answers about a massive data breach of personal health data impacting over 72,000 Pennsylvanians. [Read More]

May

06

2021

May 06, 2021

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee will hold its second public hearing to review the deployment of 5G wireless technology in Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Apr

27

2021

April 27, 2021

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee will hold a public hearing to review the deployment of 5G wireless technology in Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Apr

20

2021

April 20, 2021

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee approved two bills today addressing regulatory burdens and funding for improving access to high-speed internet in unserved and underserved areas, according to the committee’s chair, Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York). [Read More]

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]