Kaufer, Peifer Host Informational Hearing on New Transportation Funding Program Proposal

May. 14, 2021 /

KINGSTON – Seeking to reengage economic investments in the Commonwealth, Reps. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne), chairman of the House Finance Tax Modernization and Reform Subcommittee, and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne), chairman of the House Finance Committee, held an informational hearing regarding Kaufer’s House Bill 1177, which would establish the Transportation Reinvestment and Improvement Program and Transportation Reinvestment and Improvement Program Fund.

Mercuri, Williams to Attend Discussion on Funding Needs Facing EMS Providers

May. 13, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny), Sen. Lindsey Williams (D-Allegheny) and local elected officials will attend a discussion about the critical needs facing ambulance companies in Pennsylvania. The event will highlight the need for the public’s involvement to ensure that emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are able to serve in the future.

Ecker Issues Statement on Senate Advancing His Transparency Bill

May. 11, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The Senate State Government Committee today advanced legislation by Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) to protect vital records relating to the COVID-19 pandemic from being destroyed before they can be fully examined. Ecker issued the following statement:

Grove Releases Report on Elections Hearings

May. 10, 2021 /

Grove Releases Report on Elections Hearings

HARRISBURG – House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) today released a report on the committee’s months-long comprehensive hearings on Pennsylvania’s election process and its 84-year-old election law.

Threats Will Not Stop Pennsylvania’s Farmers

May. 10, 2021 /

Pennsylvania’s farmers know what it is like to face a challenge. Supply chain, international market fluctuations and the weather can impact decisions every day and sometimes every hour. A “disaster” to a farmer can arrive in many different forms, none of which need to be declared by the government.

Quinn Introduces Open Primary Legislation

May. 10, 2021 /

HARRISBURG - Noting Pennsylvania is one of just nine states that does not permit the participation of anyone other than registered Republicans and Democrats in its primary elections, Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) introduced legislation opening the state’s primaries to the almost 900,000 independent and non-partisan voters.

Daylight Saving Time Legislation Advances

May. 10, 2021 /

Twice a year, Pennsylvanians are subjected to adding unnecessary stress to our lives by changing our clocks between daylight saving time (DST) and standard time.

Day, House Members Tour Local Senior LIFE Facility

May. 07, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Gary W. Day (R-Lehigh/Berks), chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, toured the Medicare- and Medicaid-funded Senior LIFE Program in Berks County with House colleagues.

House Ag Committee Members Announce Wolf Administration Agrees to Re-Open Farm Show Complex

May. 06, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Minutes before the start of Tuesday’s Capitol press conference convened by Reps. Dave Zimmerman (R-Lancaster), Dan Moul (R-Adams), Clint Owlett (R- Bradford/Potter/Tioga) and John Hershey (R-Franklin/Juniata/Mifflin) about the status of the 2021 Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE), the Wolf administration emailed the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee indicating that it would move to open the Farm Show Complex.

House Advances Struzzi COVID-19 Recovery Legislation

May. 05, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The House Commerce Committee today unanimously passed legislation authored by state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) that would provide across-the-board relief for specific businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.