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10/19/2018
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.
10/19/2018
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.
10/19/2018
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.
10/18/2018
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.
10/18/2018
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.
10/18/2018
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.
10/18/2018
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.
10/18/2018
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.
10/18/2018
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.
10/18/2018
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.
10/18/2018
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.
10/18/2018
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.
10/18/2018
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 become law.
10/18/2018
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.
10/18/2018
HARRISBURG – For the third time this year, legislation authored by Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) is headed to the governor for his approval.