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01/19/2018
WHAT: The House and Senate Local Government committees will hold a public hearing to discuss municipal pension reform.
01/19/2018
WHAT: Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery) will host a press conference on his legislation to make female genital mutilation illegal in Pennsylvania. Murt will be joined by George Zarubin, executive director of the AHA Foundation. The AHA Foundation was founded by human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
01/18/2018
HARRISBURG – Members of the York County delegation to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives are saddened to learn of a shooting in Harrisburg this morning that resulted in the death of a deputy U.S. marshal and injury of a York City Police officer, both of whom lived in York County.
01/18/2018
Lawmaker outlines specific recommendations to help save lives during disaster declaration
01/18/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bob Godshall (R-Montgomery) announced today that his 18th term, ending Nov. 30, 2018, will be his final one as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
01/18/2018
HARRISBURG – In an effort to safeguard children and communities from online sexual predators, legislation authored by Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny/Washington), which will give the state attorney general and district attorneys the authority to use administrative subpoenas to identify information pertaining to child sex predators transmitting child pornography was signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf.
01/17/2018
ROYERSFORD – State Rep. Michael Corr (R-Montgomery) and state Rep. Tom Quigley (R-Montgomery) today visited Pope John Paul II High School in Royersford, where they and Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) highlighted the benefits enjoyed by students, parents, local businesses and schools that have used two popular education tax credit programs.
01/17/2018
WARRINGTON – After serving the residents of the 144th District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for 17 years, Rep. Kathy Watson (R-Bucks/144th) announced today that she will complete her current legislative term on Nov. 30. She will not seek re-election in 2018.
01/16/2018
HARRISBURG — State lawmakers and business leaders from across the Commonwealth joined together today to announce the introduction of the House State Government Committee’s Regulatory Overreach Report and five pieces of legislation specifically designed to rein in overregulation.
01/16/2018
WHAT: An event highlighting the ways local students, parents, businesses and schools benefit from Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit program, and detailing the long-term successes of these initiatives.
01/12/2018
WHAT: House State Government Committee Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler), other state lawmakers and leading business advocates will host a press conference to announce the latest findings and legislation designed to rein in government regulatory overreach.
01/12/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) today circulated a co-sponsorship memo to address a possible unintended consequence to Second Amendment rights as a result of the governor’s declaration of a state of emergency in the fight against opioid addiction.
01/12/2018
WHAT: Rep. David Millard (R-Berwick) will host the House Transportation Committee, which will hold a hearing to examine gaps in rural area transportation.
01/12/2018
Uniontown --- State Representative Matthew Dowling (R, PA-51) held a press conference in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s declaration of a disaster emergency over the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania. The press conference was held today, Friday, January 12, at 5:30 p.m., at Rep. Dowling’s district office located at 65 West Main Street, Uniontown, Pa.
01/11/2018
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania House State Government Committee Majority Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) and 26 other state lawmakers sent the following letter to Gov. Tom Wolf in response to his administration’s unlawful replacement of “mother” and “father” with “parent” on Pennsylvania birth certificates: