Heffley Hosting Public Hearing to Discuss Francis E. Walter Dam Reevaluation Study

Sep. 18, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – At the request of Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), the House Majority Policy Committee will convene a public hearing next week in Carbon County to discuss issues related to the ongoing reevaluation study of the Francis E. Walter Dam and Reservoir by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The committee is chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter).

Gleim Says PA Supreme Court Actions Will be Contested

Sep. 18, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland) today condemned the “decision” by the 5-2 majority of partisan Democrats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to allow unattended drop-off boxes for ballots and removal of a party from the ballot for the Nov. 3 elections.

PA House Speaker, Majority Leader Comment on PA Supreme Court Decision

Sep. 17, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Today, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court sided with the Wolf administration and the Pennsylvania Democratic Party in allowing for ballots to be counted that are received up to three days following the election day deadline, for satellite election office locations and the use of drop boxes.

House Votes to Protect Religious Freedoms

Sep. 15, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Guaranteeing that our most sacred rights and liberties are always protected, the House passed House Bill 2530 with overwhelming bipartisan support. The bill amends existing religious freedom protection law to ensure that no government issued order may infringe on the right to assemble to worship according to a person’s faith in Pennsylvania.

Owlett’s Religious Freedom Protection Bill Earns House Approval

Sep. 15, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett’s (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) bill that would strengthen the Religious Freedom Protection Act has passed the House by a vote of 149-53. The bill would ensure the religious freedoms of Pennsylvanians of all faiths are protected during times of emergency declarations.

Committee Moves Topper Bill to Increase Pennsylvanian’s Access to Health Care

Sep. 15, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – To ensure Pennsylvanians have access to quality health care, the House Professional Licensure Committee approved legislation by Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) to fully join the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, allowing practitioners to use telemedicine to treat patients in all member states.

York House Republicans Respond to Judge Ruling Wolf Orders Unconstitutional

Sep. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In response to a federal judge ruling that Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 restrictions are unconstitutional, the York County House Republican Delegation, which includes House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Mike Jones (R-York Township), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), issued the following statement: