HARRISBURG - Rep. Shelby Labs (R-Bucks) this week stepped into a new role as secretary of the House Human Services Committee.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) has been appointed by Chairman Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie) to serve as secretary of the House Commerce Committee during the 2021-22 Legislative Session.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Craig Williams (R-Chester/Delaware) today voted in support of House Bill 55 in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation today sponsored by Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) that would require state agencies to review all of their programs and expenditures, and assess whether they are highly, moderately or unlikely to be susceptible to an improper payment. This assessment is sent to the governor, the budget office, the independent fiscal office, the General Assembly and the state inspector general.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) joined his colleagues in the House Wednesday in approving a proposed constitutional amendment that would place limits on a governor’s emergency declaration powers.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) has been appointed by House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) to serve as the chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Information Technology and Communication under the State Government Committee for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Dave Zimmerman (R-Lancaster) wants constituents to be aware that the House State Government Committee will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 1:30 p.m. to examine the SURE System, election management systems and related information technology.
HARRISBURG - Today the House passed House Bill 55, legislation that Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) strongly advocated for in 2020 as Gov. Tom Wolf’s business restrictions resulted in an unemployment rate of over 10%.
HARRISBURG – The House State Government Committee approved several pieces of legislation, including a constitutional amendment to improve cooperation in responding to emergencies by limiting the length of emergency disaster declarations unless approved by the General Assembly and two bills to reinvent government, at its meeting today, committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) said.
HARRISBURG - The House Judiciary Committee today advanced legislation, sponsored Bucks County Reps. Craig Staats and Shelby Labs, which takes aim at a form of child sexual abuse known as “upskirting” whereby an adult takes photos up the skirts of unsuspecting individuals and posts the images online.
HARRISBURG – The House today approved legislation by State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) to reign in unchecked executive power through constitutional amend
HARRISBURG – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) today applauded passage of a proposed constitutional amendment that would change the way emergency disaster declarations are made in the Commonwealth, thereby liming the unchecked, unbalanced authority of the governor.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) released the following statement on House passage of House Bill 55:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Carrie Lewis DelRosso (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) has been appointed by Chairman Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) to serve as secretary of the House Urban Affairs Committee during the 2021-22 Legislative Session.
HARRISBURG – A bill authored by Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) to provide a two-year window for childhood sexual abuse victims to submit claims in civil court has passed the House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Gary W. Day (R-Berks/Lehigh) was appointed to continue serving as chairman of the Aging and Older Adult Services Committee after being sworn in to his seventh term representing the 187th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – The House State Government Committee has approved Rep. Matthew Dowling’s (R-Fayette/Somerset) bill to ensure the state better meets the needs of the nearly 5,000 local government entities in the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) that would protect living organ donors in Pennsylvania was unanimously approved by the House Insurance Committee on Tuesday. House Bill 203 now moves to the full House of Representatives for consideration.
HARRISBURG– State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) is honored to once again stand up for Pennsylvania’s most vulnerable citizens by introducing House Bill 185, legislation that would strengthen the penalty for anyone who causes bodily injury to an individual with a physical or intellectual disability. Struzzi's bill may now be considered by the full House following passage today by the House Judiciary Committee.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) announced today that his legislation which focuses on the parole process for violent offenders in the wake of the 2019 murder of a child in Lawrence County, passed the House Judiciary Committee.