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.
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.
WHAT: Press Conference highlighting the impact of the #GoodJobs4PA workforce development legislation package recently passed by House.
WHAT: Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) will be hosting an electric scooter demonstration with Rep. Stephen Kinsey (D-Philadelphia). Rothman and Kinsey will discuss their legislation which would help ease restrictions on the use of E-scooters in Pennsylvania. E-scooter providers Lime and Bird will be providing the demonstration and will answer questions.
HARRISBURG –Rep. Zach Mako (R-Lehigh/Northampton) has been appointed by Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to the Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) announced today that he has been appointed by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to serve as secretary of the House Insurance Committee during the 2019-20 Legislative Session.
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today introduced legislation to create a commission to develop recommendations on how to move the state’s public education system into the 21st century.
HARRISBURG – In helping to connect job seekers to in-demand positions, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) this week voted in favor of a multi-bill Good Jobs for Pennsylvania package that would help match up interested students and individuals with the best training for their career paths.
HARRISBURG – By an overwhelming vote, state Rep. Mike Jones (R-York Township) and his colleagues in the state House have sent to the Senate the last of a nine-part package of legislation as part of #GoodJobs4PA, an initiative designed to better prepare Pennsylvanians for existing workforce needs.
HARRISBURG – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) led questioning today of Pennsylvania State Police deputy commissioners tasked with explaining the law enforcement agency’s interactions with foreign nationals and reports made to federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
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.
HARRISBURG – Today, the House unanimously approved a bill, sponsored by Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware), which would permit students studying physical therapy to take the required licensing exam up to 90 days prior to graduation.
HARRISBURG – The House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness (VAEP) Committee unanimously supported legislation drafted by Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) that would provide for a sunset reauthorization of the Commonwealth’s 911 system under Title 35.
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).
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.
HARRISBURG – The House today approved legislation authored by Rep. Zach Mako (R-Lehigh/Northampton) to increase student awareness about workforce needs and opportunities.