Twardzik Appointed to House Health Committee

Mar. 24, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) has announced his appointment to the House Health Committee for the 2021-22 Legislative Session by Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster).

Pennycuick Supports Commonwealth’s COVID Comeback Package

Mar. 24, 2021 /

Pennycuick Supports Commonwealth’s COVID Comeback Package

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tracy Pennycuick (R-Montgomery) today attended a press conference in Harrisburg in support of a package of bills aimed at supporting jobs and families by boosting the economy in the midst of the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Committee Approves Roae’s One Staffer-One Shopper Bill

Mar. 23, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The House Commerce Committee today in Harrisburg approved legislation known as the One Staffer-One Shopper Bill, which was introduced by state Rep. Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie) to enable small businesses to continue operating during state disasters.

Bucks House Members Take Testimony on Bensalem Warm Hand-Off Program

Mar. 23, 2021 /

HARRISBURG— Fred Harran, director of Public Safety of the Bensalem Township Police Department, today testified before the House Human Services Committee that every member of the Bensalem Police Department, including civilians and officers, are trained to identify and help those suffering with addictions.

Speaker Recognizes Chief Clerk for Nearly Four Decades of Service

Mar. 23, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – A familiar face to followers of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives is parting ways with chamber but does so with support and friendship from both sides of the aisle. Speaker of House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) recognized Chief Clerk Dave Reddecliff on his retirement and his nearly 40 years of service to the Pennsylvania House, including the last five years as Chief Clerk.

State House Passes Quinn Epilepsy Education Legislation

Mar. 22, 2021 /

State House Passes Quinn Epilepsy Education Legislation

HARRISBURG – In advance of World Epilepsy Awareness day this Friday, the House of Representatives today unanimously approved legislation authored by Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) that would promote the training of school personnel in seizure recognition and response. Quinn wrote the legislation after being contacted by a constituent whose grandson, 6-year old Dominic Rosini of West Whiteland, is fighting a rare form of epilepsy.

Mehaffie, Culver Seek Professional Licensure for Behavior Analysts

Mar. 22, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin), in partnership with Rep. Lynda Culver (R-Northumberland/Snyder), has introduced a bill that would create a licensing process for professionals to practice the science of applied behavior analysis, also known as ABA.

Struzzi ‘Cody’s Law’ Legislation Advances to State Senate

Mar. 19, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Multiple pieces of legislation authored by state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) are on the move in the General Assembly, including House Bill 185, which would increase the penalty for anyone who causes bodily injury to an individual with a physical or intellectual disability.

Klunk, Solomon Announce $2.6 Million to Prep Tomorrow’s Workforce

Mar. 18, 2021 /

Klunk, Solomon Announce $2.6 Million to Prep Tomorrow’s Workforce

HARRISBURG – Reps. Kate Klunk (R-York) and Jared Solomon (D-Philadelphia) announced the Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) has allocated $2.6 million for the Schools-to-Work program, which was formed through bipartisan legislation the representatives jointly created, to prepare students for good, well-paying jobs.

Heffley and Committee Examine Potential Impact of Francis E. Walter Dam Reevaluation Study on Region’s Economy

Mar. 18, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – At the request of Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), the House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), today convened a public hearing to discuss issues related to the ongoing reevaluation study of the Francis E. Walter Dam and Reservoir by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The proceedings were conducted virtually.

Legislation Introduced to Pause PennDOT’s Bridge Tolling Plan

Mar. 18, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation recently introduced by Reps. Sheryl Delozier (R-Lower Allen), Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) and Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin) would reform the public private partnership (P3) transportation law, including the addition of provisions to halt PennDOT’s recent bridge tolling proposal unless the General Assembly approves it.