What's Happening in the #PAHouse

The #PAHouse will wrap up 2019 with Smart Justice reforms, focusing on probation, parole and criminal justice. Many of the bills scheduled to run are the culmination of multi-year looks at improving and modernizing the overall criminal justice system.

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Improving PA's Parole and Probation System

Legislation in the Smart Justice package will modernize Pennsylvania’s probation and parole system to better enable rehabilitation and reward those individuals who show they have rehabilitated by getting them out of the criminal justice system quicker – with the tools to succeed. This will reduce recidivism and help formerly incarcerated individuals avoid the technical pitfalls that keep them trapped within the system.

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#HealthierPA = Affordable, Accessible Health Care for All Pennsylvanians

Delivering affordable and accessible health care options for Pennsylvania’s families is a House Republicans priority.

Through #HealthierPA, House Republicans are acting to bring affordable and quality health care to all the citizens of Pennsylvania. No matter where you live, every Pennsylvanian should have access to a family doctor or specialist as needed.

Ultimately, #HealthierPA is aimed at ensuring Pennsylvania’s health care system is patient-centered, where doctors and patients are making health care decisions.

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Helpers and Heroes

Pennsylvania faces a years-in-the-making public safety crisis. Fire and emergency medical services (EMS) companies are being forced to close, reducing the services provided to our communities.

Plan of Action to Help

Historic Election Reform for PA

The most comprehensive effort to modernize and improve Pennsylvania’s elections since the 1930s was passed by the House of Representatives and ultimately signed into law.

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House Republicans are focusing on good jobs and careers for all Pennsylvanians, to help transition people from minimum wage jobs to family-sustaining careers.

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Session Schedule

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives will return to voting session
at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.

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Latest News

House to Act on ‘Smart Justice’ Package of Probation and Justice Reforms

Dec. 11, 2019 /

HARRISBURG-- Leaders in the House this week announced the chamber will take up a bipartisan package of bills next week to reform Pennsylvania’s probation and parole system, to reduce recidivism and to help formerly incarcerated individuals find jobs that will help them avoid some of the pitfalls that keep many in the state’s penal system.

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Career and Technical Education Focus

PA House Republicans are focusing on good jobs and careers for all Pennsylvanians, to help transition people from minimum wage jobs to family-sustaining careers.

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