HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) was disappointed to learn that Gov. Tom Wolf chose to veto his Medical Assistance Work Requirements legislation, House Bill 2138, which would have aided Pennsylvanians on Medical Assistance in gaining their independence and rising out of poverty.
HARRISBURG – An estimated 17,000 additional Pennsylvanians could be eligible for prescription drug assistance from the state under legislation approved by the House and sent to the governor last week, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint).
HARRISBURG – The House unanimously passed a resolution authored by Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union), that designates the month of November 2018 as “Infant Safe Sleep Month” in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Dowling’s (R-Fayette/Somerset) House Bill 2138, which would require work or community engagement as a condition of eligibility for Medical Assistance for able-bodied recipients, has been passed by the Pennsylvania Senate and is headed to the governor’s desk for his signature.
HARRISBURG – Legislation by Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) to clarify language in federal guidelines for youth all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riders is heading to the governor’s desk to be signed into law.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) to establish a penalty for the unlawful use of a camera, recording device or any other electronic device in a courthouse facility (House Bill 149) was unanimously advanced by the Pennsylvania House on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG — As the 2017-18 legislation session wraps up, three major pieces of legislation, authored by Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), are headed to the governor’s desk to be signed into law, including measures to extend prescription drug coverage for seniors, protect pets left unattended in hot cars and enhance sentencing for certain DUI and vehicular crimes.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that will assist grandparents raising their grandchildren better access resources is one step away from becoming state law, according to Rep. Kathy Watson (R-Bucks/144th), who authored the proposal.
HARRISBURG – The effort by state Rep. Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) to honor a Clearfield County resident who tragically died in a construction accident more than 50 years ago is a signature away from being successful following Wednesday’s passage of Senate Bill 1156.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster) today congratulated Sens. John Rafferty (R-Berks/Chester/Montgomery) and Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) on passage of important DUI legislation that Greiner had also been working on in the House during the last two legislative sessions.
HARRISBURG – According to state Rep. Will Tallman (R-Adams/Cumberland), help is on the way for Pennsylvania’s emergency medical service (EMS) providers following unanimous passage of House Bill 1013 on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – On Wednesday night, the House concurred in Senate amendments to Rep. Dan Moul’s (R-Adams) landowner liability bill, setting up Moul’s landowner protection bill to becom
HARRISBURG –Legislation, authored by Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks), which would expand a program that encourages revitalization of distressed neighborhoods is headed to the governor’s desk.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would establish support systems to help college students in times of crisis is on the verge of becoming law in Pennsylvania, according to state Rep. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York Township). This follows unanimous passage in both the state House and Senate
HARRISBURG – Much-needed legislation to protect child victims of human trafficking from criminal prosecution is on its way to the governor’s desk, said Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.
HARRISBURG – For the third time this year, legislation authored by Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) is headed to the governor for his approval.
HARRISBURG – To help ensure fairness within the travel industry, Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks) has secured House approval of her legislation that would update and clarify the collection of the hotel occupancy tax from online travel companies.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne), that would prohibit the sale of over-the-counter cough medicines containing dextromethorphan (DXM) to minors, on Wednesday was passed unanimously by the Senate and sent to the governor’s desk for his signature.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware), which would help college students track their student loan debt and make more informed decisions about borrowing, is now on its way to becoming law.
HARRISBURG—Legislation introduced by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery) to change the standards used to help families intervene when someone with a mental illness is too sick to seek treatment has passed the Senate and has been sent to Gov. Tom Wolf.