WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s statewide mask mandate for Pennsylvania school students:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle) joins House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) responding to the school and day care mask mandate issued by the Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration today with the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Following the administration’s universal mask mandate announcement for all Pennsylvania K-12 schools, Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) provided the below statement voicing his immense frustration with this new order.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) issued the following statement Tuesday in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s latest mandate to require all students, faculty and staff in K-12 schools and child care centers to wear masks.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) issued the following statement on the school and day care mask mandate issued by the Wolf administration today:
EFFORT – Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s statewide mask mandate for Pennsylvania school students:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) issued the following statement in response to the mandate issued by Gov. Tom Wolf and his secretary of Health to require all students, faculty and staff to wear masks in school starting next week.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) released a statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement of a mask mandate for K-12 students and day-care centers:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) today issued the following statement in response to the governor announcing he is mandating K-12 students and staff wear masks in school:
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement today that masks will be required in pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade classrooms inappropriately yanks decision-making power from the school board members chosen by and accountable to local voters, according to Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin).
BEDFORD – In response to the governor issuing a mask mandate for K-12 schools and day care facilities, Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – When Gov. Tom Wolf announced today that masks would be required in pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade classrooms, but by doing so he failed to recognize that Pennsylvania is poorly served by a “one-size-fits-all” approach to limiting the spread of COVID-19, according to Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin).
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement today that face masks will be required in pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade classrooms takes decision-making power away from locally elected school boards, according to Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair), a former school board member himself.
MANHEIM – In reaction to Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement of a statewide mask mandate for K-12 public schools in Pennsylvania, Reps. Mindy Fee (R-Manheim), Keith Greiner (R- Upper Leacock), Dave Hickernell (R-West Donegal), Brett Miller (R-East Hempfield), and Dave Zimmerman (R- East Earl) released the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Bedford/Somerset) issued the following statement on the governor’s decision to institute a statewide mask mandate for K-12 schools and day cares:
HARRISBURG - Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon), a leading advocate for property tax elimination, hosted a public hearing of the House Majority Policy Committee at the Lebanon Valley Expo Center today to examine the complexities of property tax elimination in Pennsylvania and gain a better understanding of what is needed for such a plan to be successful.
Every 10 years, state officials are required to redraw state General Assembly and congressional seats. Though this may sound like a just a step in the legislative process, it has a great impact on you.
MEDIA – As lawmakers continue to search for solutions on best energy practices, House Consumer Affairs Committee Chairman Jim Marshall (R-Beaver/Butler), minority chairman Rep. Rob Matzie (D-Allegheny/Beaver) and Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) led a public hearing today on solar energy and its impacts in Pennsylvania from an economic, business and community perspective.
Legislative leaders respond to Wolf letter, Legislature will not return early
HARRISBURG – Continuing their unwavering commitment to safe and productive classrooms and child care settings, the highest-ranking members of the state Legislature informed Gov. Tom Wolf of their intention to continue allowing school districts and local leaders the authority to make mitigation and safety decisions without statewide interventions.
HARRISBURG – The COVID-19 pandemic is creating the need for additional mental health services in all grade levels of public school systems according to Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland), who jointly chaired a hearing of the House Children and Youth and Education committees.