HARRISBURG – New legislation introduced by Rep. Sue Helm (Dauphin/Lebanon) would help coroners more expediently and efficiently notify the next of kin when encountering a decedent.
HARRISBURG – The public would have greater input and oversight into potential highway and bridge tolling under legislation that overwhelmingly passed the House on Tuesday, said Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest).
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) dedicating Sept. 27 of each year as First Responders Day in Pennsylvania has been approved by the General Assembly and is now before the governor for his signature into law.
HARRISBURG –The House approved two key pieces of legislation to modernize bail bonds in Pennsylvania and formalize family law arbitration, announced Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), sponsor of the bills.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence), a leading voice in protecting Pennsylvanians’ Second Amendment rights, voted with a majority of his House colleagues to send to the governor’s desk legislation that would no longer require law-abiding citizens to obtain government permission to carry a concealed firearm in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Gary W. Day (R-Lehigh/Berks), majority chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, announced the passage of Senate Bill 729 which would permit for virtual instruction for certified nurse aide (CNA) training programs.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation that would protect the constitutional right of Pennsylvanians to carry firearms by removing the need to obtain a permit to carry a concealed firearm.
HARRISBURG?–?Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) announced today that the House of Representatives passed constitutional carry legislation, which he supports.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Carl Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation to uphold the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) announced today he voted in support of Senate Bill 382, which would end a Wolf administration plan that would toll nine Pennsylvania bridges as a mechanism to fund their repair or reconstruction.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would shut down the current plan to toll nine bridges around Pennsylvania, including four on Interstate 80, drew support from state Reps. Mike Armanini (R-Clearfield/Elk) and Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria). Senate Bill 382, authored by state Sen. Wayne Langerholc (R-35), passed with bipartisan support and now returns to the Senate for concurrence after being amended in the House.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to stop the current Wolf administration plan to toll nine bridges across Pennsylvania and reassert the Legislature’s oversight of, and community involvement in, future plans by the P3 board to implement tolling of state bridges and roads across Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today approved legislation authored by Rep. Tracy Pennycuick (R-Montgomery) that would require a victim of a crime of violence to be notified of any proceeding in which conditions for bail for a defendant can be modified.
HARRISBURG – The House today sent to the Senate for concurrence with an amendment authored by state Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) that would pull back the current attempt to place tolls on nine interstate bridges across Pennsylvania, including the John Harris (South) Bridge over the Susquehanna River.
HARRISBURG – The House Insurance Committee, chaired by Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), unanimously approved several bills that would benefit Pennsylvania consumers on Monday.
HARRISBURG – Continuing efforts by the General Assembly to ensure no single person, authority or interest can outweigh the voices of the people of the Commonwealth, the House State Government committee advanced House Bills 2069 and 2070, two proposed amendments to the Pennsylvania Constitution that would restore the balance of power to the three-branch system of governing.
HARRISBURG – Knowing checks and balances in government protects residents by ensuring no one branch becomes too powerful and oversteps its bounds, the House State Government Committee today approved two key pieces of legislation to restore the balance of power to the three-branch system of governing, Chairman Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) announced.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine’s (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) motion to table all amendments associated with Senate Bill 565 passed the House of Representatives today.
HARRISBURG – Supported by the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, legislation sponsored by Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (R-Clinton/Centre) to allow Multipurpose Agriculture Vehicles (MAVs) to travel up to 10 miles on highways between farms and fields (House Bill 1307) was approved by the Pennsylvania House on Monday.
HARRISBURG – A measure to allow students to drive tractors to school in conjunction with agriculture-education programs passed the House today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin).