Rader Leaf Collection Mandate Relief Bill Signed Into Law

Oct. 25, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Local taxpayers are poised to save some money after a bill introduced by Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) was signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Tom Wolf. The new law enables certain municipalities to opt out of expensive leaf collection programs.

Keller Questions Wolf Veto of Bill Related to New Agricultural Education Program

Oct. 25, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), vice-chairman of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, today questioned Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of House Bill 2157. The legislation is related to responsibilities of the Commission for Agricultural Education Excellence, which was created last year through legislation sponsored by Keller.

Everett, Wheeland Disappointed in Governor’s Veto of Debt Reduction Bill

Oct. 25, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) and Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) today issued the following statement after the announcement from Gov. Tom Wolf to veto House Bill 83, which would have required the administration to repay new capital debt using a level principal payment plan.

York County Republicans Announce First PACENET Income Increase in 14 Years

Oct. 25, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – The York County Republican Delegation to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, which consists of Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover), Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York Township), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) and House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), is pleased to announce increases in the PACENET income limits, a goal they have long supported.

Barrar Champions New Law to Preserve Emergency Care for Pennsylvanians

Oct. 25, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Representing a true win for Pennsylvanians, legislation drafted by Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) that would require ambulance companies to be reimbursed for providing medical treatment, even if the patient is not transported to a hospital, was signed into law.

Quinn’s Medical Test Result Bill Signed by Governor

Oct. 25, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Patients may get the results of their diagnostic imaging tests sooner under legislation that was signed by the governor on Wednesday, said Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks), sponsor of the proposal.

New Law Sponsored by Warner Will Save Lives

Oct. 24, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) to expand availability of life-saving epinephrine auto-injectors and improve access to clinical trials for cancer patients has been signed into law.

Everett Applauds New Organ Donation Law

Oct. 23, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (Lycoming/Union) today applauded the governor’s signing of Act 90 of 2018 (Senate Bill 180), legislation he advocated for which will provide more access to organ and tissue donation. “Sue and I’s grandson had a heart transplant five years ago, and I have been a big proponent of this bill ever since,” said Everett.

Governor to Sign Bloom Bill Honoring Fallen Cumberland County Marine

Oct. 22, 2018 /

Governor to Sign Bloom Bill Honoring Fallen Cumberland County Marine

HARRISBURG – Legislation designating a bridge on State Route 641 in Cumberland County as the Marine Lance Corporal Edward Rykoskey Memorial Bridge after a fallen Vietnam War hero is headed to the governor’s desk to be signed into law, said state Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland), who authored the bill.

Two Lawrence Bills on Governor’s Desk for Approval

Oct. 22, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Two bills authored by Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) advanced to the governor’s desk last week after passing the state Senate. Both pieces of legislation saw broad, bipartisan support in both chambers.

Cumberland County Veteran Honored in Tallman Legislation

Oct. 19, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by state Rep. Will Tallman (R-Cumberland/Adams) that would celebrate the life of a Cumberland County veteran who died in the line of duty awaits Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature following passage of Senate Bill 1156.