HARRISBURG—In an emotional press conference at the Capitol, victims of Philadelphia’s rising murder and crime rates gathered to share their stories with legislators who are assembling Articles of Impeachment against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would streamline the Administrative Code by removing references to two terminated entities passed the House according to the bill’s sponsor, Rep. Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming).
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Cutler) issued the following statement after he was featured in an opening statement video played at today’s U.S. House Select Committee investigating the events leading up to Jan. 6, 2021:
HARRISBURG – Lowering costs for consumers and growing the state’s economy will require significant changes to tax and regulatory policies in the Commonwealth, members of the House Majority Policy Committee were told on Tuesday.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) wants in-state workers to have the first opportunity to solve a decades-old environmental problem.
HARRISBURG – The state House this week approved two measures authored by Rep. Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks), including legislation to create an exception to reporting identifying information in sexual assault cases and conduct a study on establishing a rape kit tracking system and legislation to simplify the certification process for career and technical instructors.
HARRISBURG – The state House on Monday approved legislation that would help increase the number of orphan wells being plugged in the Commonwealth, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), prime sponsor of the measure.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) has been appointed to serve as a member of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee.
HARRISBURG – With Monday’s unanimous passage of House Bill 1393, state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) is pleased to see his effort to address Pennsylvania’s drug overdose epidemic take another step in the legislative process.
HARRISBURG – Reps. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) and Joe Hamm (R-Lycoming/Union) have been appointed to serve on the powerful House Judiciary Committee by Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster).
HARRISBURG - Legislation authored by state Rep. Sheryl M. Delozier (R-Cumberland) that would allow Pennsylvania to come into compliance with future federal regulations on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and allow the use of refrigerants by the Uniform Construction Code (UCC) unanimously passed the House Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to award members, civilian and military, of foreign nations has passed the state House, said Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks), who authored the measure.
HARRISBURG – Junior firefighters are one step closer to having access to improved training after the House unanimously approved a bill by Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) to prepare junior firefighters for becoming full firefighters.
HARRISBURG – The House today passed legislation authored by Rep. Jason Silvis (R-Westmoreland/Armstrong/Indiana) to bring the disability placard renewal process into the 21st century.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R- Monroe/Pike), majority chairwoman of the House Urban Affairs Committee, announced her bill that would help ensure the development of attainable and affordable housing units was approved unanimously by the committee Tuesday.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Lori Mizgorski’s (R-Allegheny) legislation aimed to increase and encourage solar energy development in Pennsylvania has passed the full House. House Bill 1161 would expand access to solar power through a local and voluntary solar program while ensuring adequate ratepayer protection.
HARRISBURG - The House State Government Committee advanced several bills, including legislation to give law enforcement the tools to combat rampant unemployment fraud and another to improve the system of checks and balances, during its meeting this morning, Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) said.
HARRISBURG – In the third of its series of hearings on inflation, the House Majority Policy Committee on Tuesday heard testimony reaffirming the significant role energy prices and the policies that stifle the industry’s growth are having on employers, working people and their families.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to help address a problem contributing to Pennsylvania’s nursing shortage has been signed into law, according to the bill’s sponsor, Rep. Brett Miller (R-East Hempfield).
HARRISBURG – A bill sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) that would designate March 29 of each year as “Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day” in Pennsylvania passed unanimously in the House of Representatives on Monday. House Bill 2586 will next be considered by the Senate.