HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that his resolution, House Resolution 402, has been passed by the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives this week approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) that would revise and reestablish a low-interest loan program administered by the State Conservation Commission in conjunction with lending institutions for the implementation of agricultural and conservation best management practices.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that his bill, House Bill 855, was passed by the House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth would be better prepared to respond quickly and effectively to threats facing the agriculture industry under legislation sponsored by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and approved by the House today.
HARRISBURG – A bill that would revise and reestablish the Healthy Farms Healthy Schools program unanimously passed the House of Representatives today.
HARRISBURG – For the second session in a row, the House today passed legislation authored by Rep. Eric Nelson (R-Hempfield) to require quarterly reports of special government fund accounts.
HARRISBURG – Today the House Insurance Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Rep. Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks) that would clarify state law to include custom-fabricated artificial devices under the definition of breast prosthetics covered by insurance.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to create a statewide drug treatment bed registry, sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), was passed unanimously by the House this week. House Bill 596 now moves to the Senate for consideration.
HARRISBURG – The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint), will host an informational meeting with Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson at the state Capitol next week to discuss his federal legislation to increase milk options at schools across the country.
SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY – Reps. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne), Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), and Joshua Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) spoke at a press conference here today to stress the importance of the House’s Energize PA legislative package. Specifically, Fritz highlighted his PIPE Investment Program legislation, House Bill 1103, which would make affordable natural gas equally available for manufacturers and residents of the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today introduced legislation to change the away funds allocated under the $60 million school safety and security block grant program are disbursed.
HARRISBURG – Today, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed four pieces of legislation designed to update and improve the Commonwealth’s charter school law. These measures are authored by Reps. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset), Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset), Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) and Jim Marshall (R-Beaver/Butler).
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would assist municipalities in identifying the owners of blighted properties, sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), was approved by the House Urban Affairs Committee this week.
HARRISBURG – The House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness (VAEP) Committee unanimously supported legislation drafted by Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) that would urge the federal government to make the resiliency of the country’s infrastructure a priority.
HARRISBURG – Today, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed legislation authored by Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) seeking to address Pennsylvania’s “taproom tax.”
HARRISBURG—The House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee today passed legislation to encourage older Pennsylvanians to give back to their communities.
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) that would designate a portion of Route 747 over the Juniata River in Mount Union Borough, in Huntingdon County, as the Captain Joseph S. Giacobello Memorial Bridge was approved by the House of Representatives this week.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would allow for the transfer of state restaurant liquor licenses from a county that is saturated with licenses that aren’t being used to a county where they are needed, sponsored by Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe), was passed overwhelmingly by the House of Representatives today. House Bill 1524 will next be considered by the Senate.
HARRISBURG –Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today applauded Senate passage of his legislation that enhances a vital school choice program in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – The Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA) today notified Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) that it needs additional time to respond to a Right to Know (RTK) request submitted last week by his office.