Ryan Appointed to Chair Veterans Subcommittee

Mar. 22, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) has been appointed chairman of the House Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Facilities by House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.

Gleim Appointed Education Committee Secretary

Mar. 22, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland) announced today that she has been appointed by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to serve as secretary of the House Education Committee for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.

Brooks Named to Committee Leadership Position

Mar. 22, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Westmoreland/Allegheny) today announced that he has been appointed by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to serve as chairman of the Subcommittee on Cities – Third Class under the Urban Affairs Committee for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.

Puskaric Named to Committee Leadership Position

Mar. 22, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Puskaric (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced that he has been appointed by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to serve as chairman of the Subcommittee on Housing under the House Commerce Committee for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.

Schmitt Named to Committee Leadership Position

Mar. 21, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) today announced that he has been appointed by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to serve as chairman of the Subcommittee on Railroads under the House Transportation Committee for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.

Ecker Named Secretary of House Game and Fisheries Committee

Mar. 21, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) announced today that he has been appointed to serve as the secretary of the House Game and Fisheries Committee. Ecker currently serves as a member on the House Children and Youth, Game and Fisheries, Judiciary, Labor and Industry and Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness committees.

Greiner Bill Would Amend Recently Enacted Pennsylvania Personal Income Tax Withholding Provisions to Aid Businesses

Mar. 20, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster) is sponsoring legislation to address certain ambiguities and shortcomings in the recently expanded Pennsylvania Personal Income Tax withholding provisions applicable to nonresident nonemployee compensation and real estate lease payments. House Bill 926, which was introduced this week, would provide businesses with more clarity in meeting their compliance responsibilities, mitigate payor liability for good faith compliance with the withholding provisions, consolidate withholding, remittance and reporting provisions, and repeal certain reporting requirements.

Pension Forfeiture Legislation Headed to Governor’s Desk, Farry Says

Mar. 20, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation that would strengthen Pennsylvania’s laws governing public corruption was approved by the Senate today and heads to the governor’s desk, where it’s expected to be signed into law, said Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), sponsor of the House version of the bill (House Bill 939).

House Approves Mackenzie Bill to Ensure Students are Career Bound

Mar. 20, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives this week passed a package of bills aimed at expanding workforce development initiatives in Pennsylvania. One of the bills, House Bill 425, authored by Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks), would help increase awareness among middle and high school students about potential career opportunities in high-demand fields.