Crime Victims Share Stories as Krasner Impeachment Moves Forward

Jun. 22, 2022 /

Crime Victims Share Stories as Krasner Impeachment Moves Forward

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.

Cutler Issues Statement on Jan. 6 Committee Hearing Testimony

Jun. 21, 2022 /

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:

House Advances Schroeder Measures

Jun. 21, 2022 /

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.

Development of Attainable Housing Bill Advances, Says Brown

Jun. 15, 2022 /

Development of Attainable Housing Bill Advances, Says Brown

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.

Mizgorski’s Local Solar Legislation Passes House

Jun. 15, 2022 /

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.

Boback’s Bill Commemorating Tuskegee Airmen Heads to Senate

Jun. 14, 2022 /

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.