Metcalfe to Introduce Wolf Impeachment Resolution

May. 15, 2020 /

HARRISBURG — State Representative Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) today circulated a memorandum asking colleagues in the state House to co-sponsor a resolution calling for the impeachment of Gov. Tom Wolf:

Causer Votes for Local Control, Safe Reopening

May. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – As the COVID-19 emergency and the governor’s business closure order move into a third month, Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) again stood up for the people of rural Pennsylvania by voting to support the safe reopening of small businesses and give local officials some say in how they operate during a disaster declaration.

Quinn Votes to Move Toward Reopening

May. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) voted on Thursday in favor of four separate bills to move all of Pennsylvania toward reopening.

Lancaster Delegation Votes in Support of Commissioners

May. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvania’s unemployment statistics continue to rise, and the COVID-19 ‘curve’ is flattened, the House of Representatives sent a plan to allow counties to develop and implement their own COVID-19 mitigation plans for businesses to the Governor’s desk.

House Sends Comprehensive Response Bill to Gov. Wolf’s Desk

May. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvanians continue to flatten the COVID-19 “curve” and more counties are moving from “red” to “yellow,” the House sent a comprehensive response bill to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk and the Republican caucus strongly urges the governor to sign the bill immediately.

House Republicans Vote for Small Businesses

May. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – After waiting weeks for an arbitrary business waiver process, thousands of frustrated business owners are now just a signature away from having the choice to safely resume their family-sustaining careers.

Struzzi, House Honor Indiana Native, Jimmy Stewart

May. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that the House of Representatives has passed House Resolutions 687 and 688 in honor of Indiana, PA, native, Jimmy Stewart. House Resolution 687 would designate May 20, 2020, as Jimmy Stewart Day, and House Resolution 688 would honor May 20, 2020, as the 25th Anniversary of the Jimmy Stewart Museum.

PA National Guard Working to Protect Veterans from COVID-19

May. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG ? Chairman Stephen Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee (VAEP), held an informational meeting this week to update the committee on the role and readiness status of Pennsylvania’s National Guard in the statewide effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Diamond: Lebanon County Moving to “Yellow.” Here are the Guidelines.

May. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) is in support of the decision of Lebanon County officials to move the county into the “yellow phase” of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan. Diamond is in agreement that the residents and public officials of Lebanon County have successfully worked together as a community to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19 in the area, and that the county meets the requirements to enter the yellow phase. The Lebanon County District Attorney’s Office has stated that it will not prosecute businesses that reopen Friday, May 15.

Schuylkill County Delegation Issues Statement On Remaining ‘Red’

May. 13, 2020 /

TAMAQUA, Schuylkill County – In response to the Schuylkill County Commissioner’s decision to withdraw their support from a letter sent to Gov. Tom Wolf on Saturday, May 9, concerning the county moving from the “red phase” to the “yellow phase,” Sen. Dave Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Reps. Jerry Knowles (R-Schuylkill/Berks/Carbon) and Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) released the following statement:

Brooks to Introduce Legislation to Reopen Indoor Sports and Recreational Activities

May. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Recognizing the restrictions of recent weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to exercise, Rep. Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today that he will be introducing legislation that will allow Pennsylvanians to engage in their favorite indoor sports and recreation activities beginning on Monday, June 1.