Dowling’s Medical Assistance Reform Vetoed by Gov. Wolf

Oct. 19, 2018 /

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.

Knowles Bill to Punish Intimidating Camera Use in Courtrooms Goes to Governor

Oct. 18, 2018 /

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.

Sankey Amends Legislation to Honor Philipsburg Native

Oct. 18, 2018 /

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.

Tallman Welcomes EMS Reimbursement Legislation

Oct. 18, 2018 /

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.

Phillips-Hill Backs Suicide Prevention Legislation

Oct. 17, 2018 /

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

Marsico Applauds House Passage of Safe Harbor Legislation

Oct. 17, 2018 /

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.

Quinn Student Debt Legislation Headed to Governor’s Desk

Oct. 17, 2018 /

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.