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Full Hearing - Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Special Committee on Senate Address - January 12, 2016
Kane Hearing Response
Testimony of Jonathan Duecker, Chief of Staff, Office of Attorney General

Testimony of Former Governor Ed Rendell

Public Hearing - Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Special Committee on Senate Address - November 18, 2015
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Public Hearing - Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Special Committee on Senate Address - November 17, 2015
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Public Hearing - Monday, November 9, 2015

Special Committee on Senate Address - November 9, 2015
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News

Special Committee on Senate Address Issues Recommendations

January 27, 2016

The Special Committee on Senate Address has issued recommendations to the full Senate on whether the chamber should proceed to vote on the removal of Attorney General Kathleen Kane due to the suspension of her law license, according to the Committee Chair, Senator John R. Gordner (R-27)....Read More

Special Committee on Senate Address Introduces Senate Resolution

December 7, 2015

Today the seven members of the Special Committee on Senate Address have introduced the attached Senate Resolution....Read More

Scarnati Announces Next Steps Following Special Committee Report

November 25, 2015

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) has issued the following statement after receipt of the report from the Special Committee on Senate Address...Read More

Report of Special Committee on Senate Address Released

November 25, 2015

Senator John R. Gordner (R-27), Chairman of the Special Committee on Senate Address examining Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s ability to perform the duties of her office with a suspended law license, has announced that the Committee’s report to the Senate has been completed....Read More

Special Committee on Senate Address Announces Public Hearing on Wednesday

November 17, 2015

The Special Committee on Senate Address, chaired by Senator John Gordner (R-Columbia County), will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 18th at 1 p.m. in Hearing Room 1 of the State Capitol’s North Office Building in Harrisburg....Read More

Special Committee on Senate Address Announces Public Hearing

November 13, 2015

The Special Committee on Senate Address, chaired by Senator John Gordner (R-Columbia County), will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 17, 10 a.m. in Hearing Room 1 of the State Capitol’s North Office Building in Harrisburg....Read More

Special Committee on Senate Address Announces Public Hearing

November 6, 2015

The Special Committee on Senate Address, chaired by Senator John Gordner (R-Columbia County), will hold a public hearing on Monday, November 9, 1 p.m. in Hearing Room 1 of the State Capitol’s North Office Building in Harrisburg....Read More

Special Committee on Senate Address Establishes Email Address and Publicly-Accessible Website

October 28, 2015

The bipartisan Special Committee on Senate Address today announced the creation of a new website to present information from the Committee. The Committee will conduct a thorough and deliberative review of the issue of whether the Attorney General is able to serve in her position under a suspended law license....Read More

Senator Gordner to Lead Special Senate Committee on Attorney General

October 27, 2015

Senator John R. Gordner (R-27) today was named Chairman of the Special Committee on Senate Address, which will determine if possible Senate action should be taken against Attorney General Kathleen Kane, pursuant to Article VI, Section 7 of the Pennsylvania Constitution. The appointment was made by Senate President Pro Tempore Joseph Scarnati (R-25)....Read More

Scarnati Announces Special Committee on Senate Address

October 26, 2015

(HARRISBURG) - Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) today announced his intention to establish a bi-partisan Special Committee to pursue possible Senate action against Attorney General Kane, pursuant to Article 6, Section 7 of the Pennsylvania Constitution....Read More

Baker to Serve on Special Committee on Senate Address

October 26, 2015

State Senator Lisa Baker has been named to the Special Committee on Senate Address, created to examine possible Senate action against Attorney General Kathleen Kane pursuant to Article 6, Section 7 of the Pennsylvania Constitution....Read More

President Pro Tempore Appoints Sen. Yaw to Special Senate Committee

October 26, 2015

State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today acknowledged his appointment by President Pro Tempore Joseph Scarnati (R-25) to a special bi-partisan Committee that will look into possible Senate action against Attorney General Kathleen Kane....Read More

Haywood Selected to Serve on Senate Panel on Attorney General

October 26, 2015

State Senator Art Haywood made the following statement today following his selection to serve on a committee looking into Attorney General Kathleen Kane:...Read More

Schwank Appointed to Special Panel to Look at AG Kane

October 26, 2015

Berks County Democratic Sen. Judy Schwank has been appointed to a special bipartisan senate panel to look into whether Attorney General Kathleen Kane may serve with a suspended law license....Read More

Wiley named to Senate panel to review AG Kane

October 26, 2015

Senator Sean Wiley (D-Erie) has been named as one of the seven members of a bipartisan committee tasked with the review of the ability to perform of Attorney General Kathleen Kane....Read More