Education Committee Hearings

The PA House Education Committee will hold hearings on measures to safely re-opening Pennsylvania schools this fall. Hearings will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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House Leader Responds to Wolf’s Latest COVID Restrictions

The irreversible impact of his countless, confusing orders cannot be overstated. Gov. Wolf’s decision will close the doors of some small businesses forever and devastate the livelihoods of so many Pennsylvanians who were just beginning to feel hopeful for the future.

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House Acts to Give Pennsylvanians a Voice in Emergencies

After months of taking action to carry the voices of Pennsylvanians concerning the governor’s response to COVID-19, the House has voted to give the people of Pennsylvania the opportunity to decide for themselves how they wish to be governed during times of emergency.

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Protect and Serve Initiative Signed Into Law

The PA House has advanced legislation to help to ensure safe policing for Pennsylvania communities. These measures work in tandem to select, prepare and support our men and women in blue. And the community can be reassured we are taking steps to ensure only top-notch individuals will be placed on the streets of Pennsylvania.

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A State Budget to Move PA Forward in Uncertain Times

To responsibly move the state forward during these uncertain times, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has passed a 5-month stabilizing budget. A temporary budget will give us time to get the necessary data to make more informed decisions from a more accurate financial position.

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Taking Action to Safely Move PA Forward

We are taking action on behalf of the millions of frustrated and worried Pennsylvanians. We are acting to help people safely get back to work and helping government work more efficiently on this crisis.

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Coronavirus Information

Pennsylvania and Federal Resources regarding updates on the COVID-19 pandemic

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Latest News

Reese, Warner Introduce Legislation to Permit Small Games of Chance to Conduct Games Online During COVID-19

Aug. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) and Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) announced today that they have introduced legislation to permit Small Games of Chance (SGOC) licensees to conduct games online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Events to raffle popular items such as golf equipment and other items have become important community fundraisers throughout Pennsylvania. COVID-19 restrictions have greatly inhibited the fire departments, veterans associations and other nonprofit organizations that rely on revenue from these events.

Toohil Takes Part in Committee Hearing that Explored Effect of COVID-19 on Mental Health in Pennsylvania

Aug. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In her position as a member of the House Human Services Committee, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) recently participated in an informational meeting conducted by the committee that examined the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health and well-being of Pennsylvania residents and how the mental health community is addressing those needs – particularly in rural areas.

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Session Schedule

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives will return to voting session at the call of the Chair.

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