House Approves Irvin Bill to Help PA Farmers Establish Best Management Practices

Jun. 18, 2019 /

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.

House Passes Causer Bill to Boost PA Ag Emergency Preparedness

Jun. 17, 2019 /

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.

Legislators Push for Pro-Workforce and Economy Initiative That Will Benefit the Commonwealth

Jun. 14, 2019 /

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.

House Passes Charter School Reform Package

Jun. 13, 2019 /

House Passes Charter School Reform Package

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).

Heffley’s Blight Bill Advances after Committee Approval

Jun. 12, 2019 /

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.

Irvin Bill Honors Local World War II Hero

Jun. 12, 2019 /

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.

Rader’s Liquor License Transfer Bill Advances to Senate

Jun. 12, 2019 /

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.