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06/23/2017
(R-Butler) will convene a second public hearing to receive testimony and investigate concerns of alleged regulatory overreach by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission. These include duplicative testing, excessive fees and fines on local municipalities and businesses, as well as the disregard of the professional opinions of Pennsylvania licensed hydrologists and engineers.
06/23/2017
WHAT: State Rep. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York Township) and fellow members of the House State Government Committee will hold a public hearing to examine claims of questionable activity by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC). Testifiers will discuss SRBC actions that have led to higher-than-expected customer water bills and wasting of taxpayer dollars through excessive fees and repetition of services.
06/23/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Justin Walsh (R-Westmoreland) today introduced legislation to bring further accountability to welfare benefits.
06/23/2017
HARRISBURG - Legislation introduced by Rep. Hal English (R-Allegheny) and Rep. Bill Kortz (D-Allegheny), which would protect hunters who turn themselves into the Game Commission after mistakenly taking an animal, has passed the House unanimously, 192-0.
06/22/2017
HARRISBURG – A bill introduced by Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) unanimously passed the House on Wednesday. The bill would authorize the state attorney general to enter into reciprocal agreements with other states allowing active duty military fishing and hunting licenses to be recognized as resident licenses in any state participating in such an agreement.
06/21/2017
HARRISBURG – House Judiciary Committee Majority Chairman Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) was pleased that his legislation to modernize Pennsylvania’s current DNA law passed the state House today.
06/21/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will hold a committee meeting to vote on three pieces of legislation:
06/21/2017
HARRISBURG—Legislation introduced by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery) to change the standards used to help families intervene when someone with a mental illness is too sick to seek treatment has passed the House. Murt’s bill is designed to encourage a more effective use of outpatient services.
06/21/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, today announced cancellation of a committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 22, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.
06/21/2017
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) to protect Commonwealth citizens by eliminating the automatic expiration of security freezes on consumer credit reports passed the House Commerce Committee unanimously today.
06/21/2017
HARRISBURG – To better position students for success after college, Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom) drafted a bill that would make available an online resource to help prospective college students and their parents pick a school to best meet their educational and financial needs. The legislation was passed unanimously by the House Education Committee.
06/21/2017
HARRISBURG—Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) sent a letter to urge Gov. Tom Wolf to sign House Bill 27 when it passes the Senate. White’s bill would temporarily withhold the identifications of police officers involved in a shooting until investigation into the incident concludes.
06/21/2017
HARRISBURG — The House of Representatives Tuesday approved legislation to establish a state certification program for Pennsylvania plumbers, said Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington), author of the measure.
06/21/2017
WHAT: The House Human Services Committee will hold a public hearing on the status of Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act in Pennsylvania.
06/21/2017
HARRISBURG - Legislation introduced by Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny/Washington) which would protect the honor and valor of America’s veterans this week overwhelmingly passed the Senate 49-0.