HARRISBURG – This week, the House voted in favor of Rep. Rosemary M. Brown’s (R-Monroe/Pike) bill to authorize and regulate savings promotion raffles in Pennsylvania. Savings promotion raffles are financial products offered by banks or credit unions that give depositors a chance to win prizes as they build savings.
HARRISBURG – After the state House today in Harrisburg approved a bill that would provide significant property tax relief for Pennsylvania homeowners, Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) released the following statement:
HARRISBURG – School property taxes would be lower in every district in Pennsylvania under legislation that passed the House today by a vote of 105-86, House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) said.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) issued the following statement in response to House approval of a proposal to provide dollar-for-dollar school property tax reductions across the Commonwealth:
HARRISBURG – After the state House today in Harrisburg approved a bill that would provide significant, dollar-for-dollar school property tax reductions for homeowners across the Commonwealth, Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – The state House of Representatives today approved legislation (House Bill 504) that would cut property taxes for all Pennsylvanians in its first year of implementation, said state Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks).
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County House Republican Delegation today voted in favor of legislation (House Bill 504) that would cut property taxes for all Pennsylvanians in its first year of implementation.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today voted in favor of legislation that would provide significant school property tax relief to residential and commercial property owners across the Commonwealth. The House passed the legislation, which now goes to the Senate for consideration.
HARRISBURG – Working to reduce property taxes has been a decades-long struggle in the Legislature and this week, Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) had the pleasure of casting a vote in favor of legislation that is designed to reduce school property taxes by 40 percent to 60 percent for Pennsylvania homeowners when combined with additional reductions offered through gaming and homestead exclusions.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) released the following statement after the state House today passed legislation (House Bill 504) that aims to provide school property tax relief to residential and commercial property owners.
HARRISBURG – The state House has taken a significant step in the movement toward eliminating school property taxes for southcentral Pennsylvania residents with today’s passage of House Bill 504. For members of the Adams-York County House Republican delegation, the key was Tuesday’s vote to amend into the bill language from House Bill 860, authored by House Education Committee Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion).
HARRISBURG – Rep. James R. Santora (R-Delaware) today applauded the state House’s passage of legislation that would significantly reduce residential and commercial school property taxes for residents across the Commonwealth. The legislation now goes to the Senate for consideration.
HARRISBURG – In an effort to bring more attention to the hundreds of cases of adult missing persons across Pennsylvania, Rep. Sandra Major (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) authored legislation approved by the House establishing May 13 as Missing Adult Persons Day in the Commonwealth and joined a press conference highlighting the disappearance of a local Wayne County native missing since 2006.
HARRISBURG – The state House of Representatives today unanimously approved the first legislative measure introduced by Rep. Judy Ward (R-Blair) since taking office. House Bill 613 seeks to revitalize areas where abandoned or blighted properties are located in order to increase property values and make these communities more desirable places to live and locate a business.
HARRISBURG — Legislation sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) to give school districts and students another viable option to help address shortages in specific employment areas passed the state House on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG—Sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest), a resolution officially recognizing Thursday, May 14, 2015, as Apraxia Awareness Day in Pennsylvania unanimously passed the state House on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – The House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee today overwhelmingly passed legislation authored by state Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) that would give York County commissioners a key tool they and county tourism officials have requested in the effort to further promote local destinations and attractions. House Bill 794 may now be considered by the full House.
HARRISBURG – By a unanimous vote Tuesday, the House advanced legislation sponsored by Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) that would maintain the confidentiality of audiovisual material generated during autopsies.
HARRISBURG – Over concern that current proposals fail to adequately address Pennsylvania’s public pension crisis, Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) today introduced legislation for eliminating the state’s massive pension debt. The combined unfunded liability of the State Employees’ Retirement System (SERS) and the Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) currently totals more than $55 billion.
HARRISBURG – Legislation designed to reform the Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System (SERS) and the Public School Employees Retirement System (PSERS) was approved by the House State Government Committee today, said committee member, Rep. Jeff C. Wheeland (R-Lycoming).