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Regan, FOP to Honor Fallen Police Officers at Service Monday
May 3, 2024

Regan, FOP to Honor Fallen Police Officers at Service Monday

State Sen. Mike Regan (R-31) will join the Pennsylvania Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) at a ceremony Monday, May 6, at 5 p.m. in the Main Rotunda of the state Capitol, to honor six fallen police officers who died in the line of duty.  [Read More]

Regan Announces $2.7 Million in Safety Grants for Local Schools
April 30, 2024

Regan Announces $2.7 Million in Safety Grants for Local Schools

Sen. Mike Regan (R-31) today announced $2.7 million in school safety grants have been awarded for schools in the 31st Senate District covering parts of Cumberland and York counties.  [Read More]

State Legislators Announce Funding for Cumberland County Municipal, Emergency, and Social Service Providers
March 27, 2024

State Legislators Announce Funding for Cumberland County Municipal, Emergency, and Social Service Providers

State Sens. Mike Regan (R-31) and Greg Rothman (R-34) together with Reps. Sheryl Delozier (R-88), Torren Ecker (R-193), Barb Gleim (R-199), and Thomas Kutz (R-87) announced funding for several Cumberland County municipalities to purchase and/or upgrade equipment for municipal and emergency services as well as a non-profit social service provider.  [Read More]

Regan Concerned About Excessive Spending,  School Safety Cut in Governor’s Budget Proposal
February 7, 2024

Regan Concerned About Excessive Spending, School Safety Cut in Governor’s Budget Proposal

Sen. Mike Regan (R-31) today issued the following statement after Gov. Josh Shapiro delivered his annual budget address Tuesday to a joint session of the state House and Senate:  [Read More]

Senator Regan Announces Nearly $5 Million in Grants for Vital Projects in Cumberland and York Counties
December 19, 2023

Senator Regan Announces Nearly $5 Million in Grants for Vital Projects in Cumberland and York Counties

 Sen. Mike Regan (R-31) today announced nearly $5 million in state grant funding was approved for transformative projects in communities across the 31st Senate District spanning York and Cumberland counties.  [Read More]

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December 13, 2023

PA Senate Advances Landmark Bill: Sen. Mike Regan’s Legislation Mandates Armed School Security for Stronger Protection

Today, the Senate approved legislation sponsored by Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) to require each school entity in Pennsylvania to have at least one armed school security personnel.  The bill now goes to the House of Representatives for consideration.  [Read More]

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Newly Renovated Hillside Courts in New Cumberland
November 16, 2023

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Newly Renovated Hillside Courts in New Cumberland

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place today for the newly renovated Hillside Courts in New Cumberland, Cumberland County.  [Read More]

Senate Committee Advances Regan Bill to Require Armed School Safety Personnel
October 24, 2023

Senate Committee Advances Regan Bill to Require Armed School Safety Personnel

The Senate Education Committee today advanced a bill introduced by Sen. Mike Regan (R-31) to protect Pennsylvania students and teachers by requiring schools to employ armed security personnel during operating hours.  [Read More]

Op-Ed: Half of PA Schools Remain Unarmed as School Shootings Increase
October 18, 2023

Op-Ed: Half of PA Schools Remain Unarmed as School Shootings Increase

Schools have increasingly become a target for sick and twisted individuals who are vigorously intent on taking the lives of others. Yet only half of Pennsylvania schools have school security personnel on-site to protect students and staff.  [Read More]

Rioting in Philadelphia Costing Commonwealth Millions
September 29, 2023

Rioting in Philadelphia Costing Commonwealth Millions

Law and order are long overdue in the City of Brotherly Love. This week’s rioting is the latest black eye on Philadelphia in an ongoing saga of dangerous incidents that keep piling up.  Disgraceful criminals with zero respect for the city, for their neighbors, and for businesses that fuel the local economy have caused destruction beyond belief.  [Read More]

Regan Introduces Bill to Require Armed School Safety Personnel
August 29, 2023

Regan Introduces Bill to Require Armed School Safety Personnel

In an effort to protect Pennsylvania school students, teachers and staff, Sen. Mike Regan (R-31) today introduced legislation to require schools to employ armed security personnel during school hours.   [Read More]

Regan, Senate Committee Advance Bills to Reform Medical Marijuana Law and Enable Sale of Edibles
June 21, 2023

Regan, Senate Committee Advance Bills to Reform Medical Marijuana Law and Enable Sale of Edibles

The Senate Law and Justice Committee, chaired by Sen. Mike Regan (R-31) today approved six bills, including three to reform Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law. One bill would enable the sale of edible medical marijuana in the commonwealth.  [Read More]

Legislation to Safeguard Public Assistance from Waste, Fraud and Abuse Earns Senate Approval
May 3, 2023

Legislation to Safeguard Public Assistance from Waste, Fraud and Abuse Earns Senate Approval

Taxpayer dollars provided to Pennsylvania’s Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) and Medical Assistance program would be better protected from fraud and abuse under a package of bills approved by the Senate today, according to Sen. Dave Argall (R-29), Sen. Scott Martin (R-13), Sen. Mike Regan (R-31), and Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50).  [Read More]

Op-Ed: Armed School Security a Must for Protecting Students
March 30, 2023

Op-Ed: Armed School Security a Must for Protecting Students

Ten years ago, as a member of the House of Representatives, I introduced my first piece of school safety legislation.  [Read More]

Regan Announces Nearly $5 Million in Grants for Projects in Cumberland and York Counties
March 16, 2023

Regan Announces Nearly $5 Million in Grants for Projects in Cumberland and York Counties

Sen. Mike Regan (R-31) today announced nearly $5 million in state grant funding has been awarded to projects in communities across the 31st Senate District.  [Read More]

Regan Concerned about Price Tag of Governor’s Budget Proposal
March 7, 2023

Regan Concerned about Price Tag of Governor’s Budget Proposal

Following the governor’s budget address today in Harrisburg during a joint session of the state Senate and House, Sen. Mike Regan (R-31) said he’s concerned about the overall price tag of the proposal.  [Read More]

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March 6, 2023

Regan, Senate Committee Advance State Police Commissioner Nomination

The Senate Law and Justice Committee, chaired by Sen. Mike Regan (R-31), today advanced the nomination of Maj. Chris Paris to be the next commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP).  [Read More]

Mandatory Death Sentence for Murdering a Police Officer
February 23, 2023

Mandatory Death Sentence for Murdering a Police Officer

On February 18, 2023, the life of a Temple University police officer was violently and deliberately taken by a young man who shot the officer multiple times in the face and torso. The perpetrator then proceeded to attempt to rob the officer and take his firearm.   [Read More]

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January 11, 2023

‘Voters Should Decide’ Says Regan While Supporting Constitutional Amendment Measures Approved by Senate

State Sen. Mike Regan (R-31, Cumberland and York counties) today voted for legislation approved by the Senate that would allow Pennsylvania voters to decide the fate of three state constitutional amendments intended to strengthen state elections, overturn excessive regulations and give child sexual abuse victims access to justice.  [Read More]

Regan Calls on Liquor Board Chairman to Halt 4% Price Increase at Wednesday’s Meeting
January 10, 2023

Regan Calls on Liquor Board Chairman to Halt 4% Price Increase at Wednesday’s Meeting

State Senate Law and Justice Committee Chairman Mike Regan (R-31, Cumberland and York counties) today sent a letter to Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) Chairman Tim Holden calling on him to refrain at a meeting on Wednesday from pushing through a last-minute, surprise 4% price increase on more than 3,000 popular wine and spirits products in Pennsylvania.  [Read More]

Regan Reappointed Chairman of Senate Law and Justice Committee
January 6, 2023

Regan Reappointed Chairman of Senate Law and Justice Committee

Senator Mike Regan (R-31, Cumberland and York Counties) today was reappointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-39) to serve as Chairman of the Senate Law and Justice Committee for the 2023-2024 legislative session.  [Read More]

Regan Nominates and Senate Confirms Constituent as New Senate Secretary and Parliamentarian
January 3, 2023

Regan Nominates and Senate Confirms Constituent as New Senate Secretary and Parliamentarian

State Sen. Mike Regan (R-31) today nominated and the Senate confirmed local resident Michael Gerdes to serve as the new Senate Secretary and Parliamentarian. Since November, Gerdes has held the position in an interim capacity.  [Read More]

New maps: York County to be represented by Phillips-Hill, Regan in Senate of Pennsylvania
November 28, 2022

New maps: York County to be represented by Phillips-Hill, Regan in Senate of Pennsylvania

York County will move from having four state senators dividing the county to only two after the state’s Legislative Reapportionment Commission maps go into effect on Dec. 1, 2022.  [Read More]

Senator Regan Announces $1.75 Million RACP Grant for Boiling Springs Mill Redevelopment
November 21, 2022

Senator Regan Announces $1.75 Million RACP Grant for Boiling Springs Mill Redevelopment

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]

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