McClinton, Muth, Toohil Introduce Bipartisan Legislation for a Statewide Tracking System for Sexual Assault Evidence

Sep. 10, 2021 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) is joining House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) and state Sen. Katie Muth (D-Chester/Montgomery/Berks) in introducing legislation to establish a statewide tracking system for sexual assault evidence administered jointly by the Pennsylvania State Police and the Department of Health.

Republican Leaders Request More Detailed COVID-19 Data from Wolf Administration

Sep. 09, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania General Assembly—President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Centre/Mifflin/Juniata/Huntingdon), Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland), and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin)—wrote a letter joined by Senate Health and Human Services Chairman Michele Brooks (R-Crawford/Erie/Mercer/Warren) and House Health Committee Chairman Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) to Gov. Tom Wolf and Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam seeking more specific COVID-19 data from the Wolf administration.

Boback Holds Joint Veterans Service Officer Day at the Capitol

Sep. 07, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, announces Veterans Service Officer Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in coordination with the House and Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness committees.

Vets Affairs Committees Press Conference to Highlight Veterans Service Officer Day

Sep. 07, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, in coordination with the House and Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness committees, will be holding a press conference to highlight the free services Veterans Service Officers provide to Pennsylvania veterans.

Warner Issues Statement Following Committee Vote to Reject Job-Crushing Regulations

Sep. 02, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland), a member of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, today joined a majority of his colleagues in approving a joint resolution opposing regulations advanced by Gov. Tom Wolf that would force Pennsylvania into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). He issued the following statement:

Governor’s New Mask Mandate Based on Fake Events, Area Lawmakers Say

Sep. 02, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Dave Zimmerman (R-Lancaster), Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) and Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) today expressed deep concern that the legal pillars Gov. Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Alison Beam used at their Tuesday press conference to institute a new statewide mask mandate for K-12 students are based on demonstrable untruths.

Metcalfe, ERE Committee Stand Ready to Reject Wolf’s Job-Killing RGGI Scheme, Following ‘Independent’ Commission’s Rubberstamping

Sep. 01, 2021 /

HARRISBURG — House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (ERE) Majority Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) has confirmed that he is moving forward with Thursday’s previously scheduled voting meeting to advance a concurrent resolution to once again disapprove and reject Gov. Tom Wolf’s rogue executive actions to enter Pennsylvania into the multi-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

Gaydos Reacts to Governor’s New Student Mask Mandate

Sep. 01, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Gov. Tom Wolf to implement a statewide mask mandate for all students, staff and faculty in K-12 schools, early learning and child care centers.

Bucks County House Republican Delegation Responds to Governor’s Actions

Sep. 01, 2021 /

HARRISBURG: The Bucks County House Republican Caucus, comprised of Reps. Frank Farry (R-Langhorne), Wendi Thomas (R-Richboro), Meghan Schroeder (R-Warminster), Todd Polinchock (R-Warrington), Shelby Labs (R-Doylestown), KC Tomlinson (R-Bensalem), and Craig Staats (R-Quakertown), issued the following statement on Gov. Wolf’s mask mandate for all Pennsylvania schools:

Dowling Issues Statement on Wolf’s Latest Mask Mandate

Sep. 01, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) issued the following statement Tuesday in response to the announcement by Gov. Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Alison Beam that all students, staff and faculty in K-12 schools, early learning and child care centers.