HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that he has filed legislation to honor Sgt. Carl Roof. House Bill 2324 would designate a portion of State Route 4001 as the Sgt. Carl Roof Bridge. The bridge runs over Crooked Creek in Indiana County.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Gary Day (R-Lehigh/Berks) convened a House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee hearing Friday in Bucks County to listen to stakeholders with an interest in a four-bill package of legislation aimed at combatting elder abuse.
HARRISBURG—The House Mental Health Caucus hosted a bipartisan panel of legislators from Philadelphia and the suburbs headed by Reps. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) and Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia) to find solutions to the crisis of suicide among school students.
HARRISBURG – After serving the constituents of the 25th District for five terms, Sen. Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati has announced he will not seek re-election. House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) released the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) issued the following statement in reaction to Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of Senate Bill 906, legislation that would have placed a moratorium on the pending closures of the White Haven and Polk state centers by the Department of Human Services.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of Senate Bill 906, legislation that would have placed a moratorium on the pending closures of the White Haven and Polk state centers by the Department of Human Services.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) announced that Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed legislation that would have protected Polk and White Haven residents from eviction before an appropriate plan for closure has been created.
HARRISBURG - Citing cost overruns, inadequate response times, and the failure of programs and services to meet core mission objectives, Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and Appropriations Committee Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) today called upon all standing committees of the House of Representatives to exercise their oversight authority to evaluate, review and make recommendations to promote better effectiveness and efficiencies in Pennsylvania’s executive agencies.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) today stated her clear opposition to the governor’s proposal to divert $204 million from the Pennsylvania Race Horse Development Trust Fund and use them for his own budget goals. Helm issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) recently introduced legislation that would amend the Pennsylvania Constitution, reducing the number of legislative districts in Pennsylvania from 203 to 151.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) today sent a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf demanding he reverse a proposal in his budget to reduce school safety grants by 75%.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), who has been named chairman of the newly formed Military Installation Remediation and Infrastructure Authority, said the authority is hitting the ground running.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) issued the following statement in response to the governor’s budget proposal:
HARRISBURG – The House has passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery) to give students the appropriate time to complete their dual-degree program and obtain their education certifications.
HARRISBURG – Rep. David Millard (R-Columbia) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal:
HARRISBURG - Legislation to strengthen penalties for careless drivers who kill or injure a vulnerable highway user passed with wide bipartisan support in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives this week, according to the bill’s sponsor, Rep. Brett Miller (R-East Hempfield).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) joined his House and Senate colleagues for a joint session of the General Assembly to hear Gov. Tom Wolf outline his budget proposal for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
HARRISBURG – Legislation introduced by Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) that would require health insurance companies to approve prescribed treatments for patients with a Stage IV metastatic cancer, passed the state House today and is expected to be signed into law by the governor.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) offered the following statement in response to the governor’s budget address.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland) today responded to Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2020-19 state budget proposal, issuing the following statement: