HARRISBURG – Following Tuesday’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) request that Pennsylvania’s enrollment in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) be delayed, state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) is demanding Gov. Wolf to take a look at the legislative ‘scoreboard’ and no longer pursue his effort.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Steve Malagari (D-Montgomery) continue to advocate and work for needed change in Pennsylvania’s driving laws, specifically in regard to cellphone usage while operating a motor vehicle.
HARRISBURG – After being forced to close or severely curtail their businesses over the last 11 months, Pennsylvania’s struggling business owners are being invited to tell state House Republicans what they need to recover from the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
HARRISBURG – Today the House Appropriations Committee held its first day of budget hearings. The committee heard from the Department of Revenue, the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) and the Department of Aging. Here are the key takeaways from the day:
HARRISBURG — With a growing number of states taking action to nullify unconstitutional executive orders from the Biden administration, Representative Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) has once again introduced his Right to Bear Arms Protection Act (House Bill 357) that seeks to make any additional federal gun control laws unenforceable within the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster) has introduced legislation to allow licensed professionals the ability to seek advisory opinions, which would be legally nonbinding, from their respective licensing boards pertaining to the interpretation of an act or regulation relating to the licensee.
HARRISBURG – Speaker of Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement regarding the establishment of a COVID-19 Vaccine Joint Task Force:
HARRISBURG – House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) today appointed Rep. Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) to represent House Republicans on the COVID-19 Vaccine Joint Task Force.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) is pleased to announce that Majority Policy Chairman Martin Causer (R-Mckean/Cameron/Potter) has appointed him to serve as a deputy chairman on the House Policy Committee.
Speaker joins in unanimous support of comprehensive relief package
HARRISBURG – The state House passed two important bills this week that will help support the state’s agriculture industry by removing barriers to agritourism and ensuring dairy farmers can transport their milk in inclement weather, said Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter).
HARRISBURG - Rep. Craig Williams (R-Chester/Delaware) today voted in support of legislation to offer small businesses, school entities and Pennsylvanian tenants COVID-19 relief:
HARRISBURG – Recognizing the extreme challenges faced by small businesses, educational institutions and Pennsylvania families as a result of the ongoing pandemic, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today joined his House colleagues in unanimously approving a comprehensive COVID-19 relief package.
HARRISBURG – Recognizing the extreme challenges faced by small businesses, educational institutions and Pennsylvania families as a result of the ongoing pandemic, Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) today joined her House colleagues in unanimously approving a comprehensive COVID-19 relief package.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) announces the bipartisan passage of House Bill 326 from the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee on Wednesday, as well as its passage by the House today. House Bill 326 calls on the National Guard to help establish and operate COVID-19 vaccination sites.
HARRISBURG – The House today passed legislation authored by Rep. Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) that would have the Pennsylvania National Guard assist with the distribution and administration of COVID-19 vaccinations throughout the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) issued the following statement following Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.
HARRISBURG – Acknowledging the importance of the state’s forestry industry, the state House has approved legislation introduced by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) to expand membership on the state’s Hardwoods Development Council.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) that would protect living organ donors in Pennsylvania was passed unanimously by the House of Representatives today. House Bill 203 now moves to the Senate for consideration.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to ensure the dairy industry can continue to operate as needed during inclement weather has been approved by the state House, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), prime sponsor of the measure.