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.
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.
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – Pets left unattended in hot cars earned protection Wednesday under a new Pennsylvania law signed by the governor, said Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), author of the legislation.
HARRISBURG – On Wednesday, legislation authored by Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) to require courts to have complete records regarding whether a child subject to a Protection from Abuse (PFA) proceeding has been abused or is the subject of a child abuse investigation was signed by the governor.
HARRISBURG – The governor signed into law House Bill 2557, now Act 124 of 2018, authored by Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland), that allows the city of Harrisburg to exit Act 47 status without imposing a commuter tax, preventing a 100 percent increase in property taxes on residents.
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.
HARRISBURG—Legislation introduced by Rep. Alex Charlton (R-Delaware) to allow water and wastewater utilities to replace lateral pipelines leading to homes when there is a public health issue has been signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) today announced that his legislation to protect family assets has been signed into law by the governor as Act 113 of 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.
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.
HARRISBURG – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today criticized Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to veto House Bill 83.
HARRISBURG – The governor today signed into law legislation, authored by Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), to increase the income eligibility guidelines for the PACENET program, extending prescription drug coverage to more than 17,000 older Pennsylvanians.
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) that would better protect tow truck operators by authorizing the use of emergency lights to increase other drivers’ visibility was recently signed into law.
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.
HARRISBURG – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) urged Gov. Tom Wolf to sign House Bill 83, which passed with bipartisan support in the House and Senate.