House Votes to Freeze Pay Across State Government

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – At a time when millions of Pennsylvanians are out of work, the House advanced a bill today that would freeze pay for members of the General Assembly and other officials throughout all branches of state government.

Mehaffie: Temporary Budget a Smart Step

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a five-month temporary budget to allow more details about tax revenue to emerge following the peak of the COVID-19 crisis.

House Approves Responsible Short-Term Budget, Topper Says

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today approved a $25.8 billion short-term budget. In response to the action, House Appropriations Committee member Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) issued the following statement:

Brooks Approves Stabilizing Budget Bill that Fully Funds Education for Next 12 Months

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today passed a stabilizing, temporary budget bill that will fund the majority of the state for the next five months with the exception of education, which will be funded for the next 12 months. Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland), who voted to approve the measure, released the following statement.

Representatives from York/Adams Counties Issue Statement on Budget

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today approved a responsible, short-term $25.8 billion budget that runs through November. In response, the Republican House delegation from York and Adams counites, who are House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), issued the following statement:

Warner Issues Statement on House Budget Action

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) issued the following statement after the state House voted to approve a partial budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year:

Mustello Votes to Approve 2020 Stabilizing Budget

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Marci Mustello (R-Butler) today voted with a majority of her House of Representatives colleagues to responsibly move the state forward during these uncertain times, by approving a five-month stabilizing budget.

Gillen Votes for Temporary Budget Approved by House

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) today issued the following statement after voting for the temporary state budget bill that was approved by the House and would fund most of the state government for five months while providing a full year of funding for Pennsylvania schools, colleges and universities:

Causer Comments on Passage of Stabilizing Budget

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) issued the following statement regarding passage of a partial state budget for the first five months of the 2020-21 fiscal year.

Hershey: Temporary Budget is a Sensible Step

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a temporary budget to allow for a more detailed financial picture to emerge following the worst of the COVID-19 crisis.

Gregory: Temporary Budget a Commonsense Measure

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a five-month temporary budget to allow more details about tax revenue to emerge following the peak of the COVID-19 crisis.

Nelson Supports Temporary Budget

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Eric Nelson (R-Hempfield) issued the following statement in response to the House on Tuesday approving a $25.989 billion temporary Fiscal Year 2020-21 state budget: