Rothman Supports Emergency State Funding for Human Services, Education

Sep. 24, 2015 /

HARRISBURG- Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) voted to approve emergency funding for struggling social service agencies and schools. The legislation, Senate Bill 1000, includes state appropriations of over $11 billion and releases over $24 billion in federal funds. The appropriations would be applied retroactively to fund government operations from July 1 to October 31.

Topper Supports Emergency Funding Measure

Sep. 24, 2015 /

HARRISBURG- Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Fulton/Franklin) voted today to approve emergency funding for struggling social service agencies and schools. The legislation, Senate Bill 1000, includes state appropriations of over $11 billion and releases over $24 billion of federal funds. The disbursements are applied retroactively to fund government operations from July 1 to October 31.

Gingrich Votes in Favor of Emergency Funding Plan

Sep. 24, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Mauree Gingrich (R-Lebanon) today voted in favor of an emergency funding plan for social service agencies that provide critical assistance to victims of domestic violence, rape and child sexual abuse, as well as the elderly and school children. The prolonged budget impasse has interrupted the flow of funding to these agencies, which serve the state’s most vulnerable citizens.

Peifer Asks Governor to Consider Emergency State Funding Bill

Sep. 24, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) today voted to release critical state funding to schools and human service agencies. The House passed an emergency funding bill that would allow state and federal dollars to flow to state operations that are in desperate need of funding.

Taylor Backs Emergency Funding Bills

Sep. 24, 2015 /

HARRISBURG-- Rep. John Taylor (R-Philadelphia) joined a majority of his House colleagues in passing emergency legislation to fund social service agencies across the Commonwealth, while releasing funds to our school districts.

Lancaster County House Republican Delegation Supports Emergency State Funding Legislation

Sep. 24, 2015 /

HARRISBURG- The Lancaster County House Republican Delegation voted today to approve emergency funding for struggling social service agencies and schools. The legislation, Senate Bills 1000 and 1001, would provide four months of funding for government operations applied retroactively to the beginning of the fiscal year July 1 through Oct. 31. This legislation would release $11 billion in state and more than $24 billion in federal funds. The bills are being sent to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk for his signature into law, following a party line vote in the House of Representatives.

Barrar Voted to Resolve Issues Caused by Wolf’s Full Budget Veto

Sep. 24, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) today joined a majority of his colleagues in the state House in voting to provide emergency state funding as a way of temporarily resolving the many issues Gov. Tom Wolf’s full budget veto has caused.

Truitt Says Budget Pain Can End Today with Governor’s Signature

Sep. 24, 2015 /

HARRSIBURG – After passage of legislation to offer emergency funding to health and human services organizations and school districts adversely impacted by Gov. Tom Wolf’s June 30 budget veto, Rep. Dan Truitt (R-Chester) issued the following statement:

Speaker Urges Governor to Sign Emergency Funding Bill

Sep. 24, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement today in response to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passing emergency funding for schools and human services:

Knowles Urges Governor to Sign Emergency Funding Plan

Sep. 24, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Today, Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) joined the majority of his colleagues in voting to provide emergency state funding to school districts and agencies who are struggling to make ends meet after Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed the General Assembly’s budget in its entirety in June.

Impacts of Impasse Are Real, Ellis Says

Sep. 24, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Through a meaningful effort to financially assist struggling social service agencies and school districts across the state, Rep. Brian Ellis (R-Butler) joined the majority of his House colleagues in passing an emergency funding package on Thursday. The measure has been sent to Gov. Tom Wolf for his consideration.

Emergency Funding is Needed Now, Brown Says

Sep. 24, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) joined the majority of her House colleagues in voting in favor of providing some emergency funding for school districts and agencies that are struggling to make ends meet as a result of the ongoing state budget impasse.