House Committee Approves Grove Bill to Create Statewide Commerce Court

Mar. 12, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – To ensure Pennsylvania businesses are dealt with an effective and efficient manner during the legal process, the House Judiciary Committee today approved legislation by House Government Oversight Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) to allow for statewide Commerce Courts.

House Committee Approves Grove Bill, Part of Comprehensive Package to Improve Career and Technical Education

Mar. 11, 2019 /

HARRISURG – As part of the House Republican Caucus’ commitment to putting families first through increased job opportunities, the House Education Committee on Monday passed Government Oversight Committee Chairman Seth Grove’s (R-Dover) House Bill 334 to make it easier for schools to establish and renew vocational programs and for students to apply certain credits toward job-training programs.

Rep. Mehaffie to Unveil Legislation to Value PA’s Nuclear Energy, Save Jobs

Mar. 10, 2019 /

WHAT: To prevent the permanent loss of Pennsylvania’s nuclear assets, thousands of good-paying jobs and increased electricity prices, Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin), concerned workers, advocates and business leaders will join together to unveil legislation to recognize nuclear energy for its significant contribution to the state’s zero-carbon energy production. The legislation updates the Pennsylvania Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards (AEPS) Act to diversify Pennsylvania’s energy portfolio.

Grove Issues Statement on Wolf Administration’s PLA Appeal Withdraw

Mar. 07, 2019 /

YORK – House Government Oversight Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) issued the following statement in response to the decision by Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration to withdraw an appeal over a project labor agreement (PLA), which was before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. A PLA is a collective bargaining agreement with one or more labor organizations to establish terms and conditions of employment for a certain construction project.

Pickett Applauds New Rural Health Model

Mar. 07, 2019 /

Pickett Applauds New Rural Health Model

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) commends the Department of Health and Human Services on its launch of a new Pennsylvania Rural Health Model.

Workforce Development Takes Center Stage

Mar. 06, 2019 /

The governor recently signed an executive order to create the Keystone Economic Development and Workforce Command Center to address the state’s skills gap and worker shortages. Workforce development is an issue I have always been passionate about and I am pleased the governor is also prioritizing the importance of preparing our workforce for available jobs.

Health Care Segregation Not Equal

Mar. 06, 2019 /

Segregation is alive and well in the Commonwealth, at least in our medical assistance program. For the past 20 years in the Commonwealth, we have operated a segregated health care system under medical assistance, carving out behavioral health run at the county level but physical health overseen at the state level.