Schmitt: House Moves to Update PA’s RTK Law

Jun. 14, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – To bring Pennsylvania’s Right to-Know-Law up to date with advances since it was first enacted 14 years ago, the House today approved House Bill 2524 by Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair).

Final Stream Maintenance Bills Advance to Senate, Owlett Says

Jun. 13, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Completing the work they began last week to cut red tape involving local efforts to prevent flooding, the state House on Monday approved the final two bills of the eight-bill stream maintenance package, including one sponsored by Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter).

James Bill on City Classifications Passes House

Jun. 13, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) announced his bill, which would repeal the City Classification Law of 1895 to update and simplify the city classification process, passed the House.

Boback Testifies on Her Bill to Address ‘Rain Tax’

Jun. 13, 2022 /

Boback Testifies on Her Bill to Address ‘Rain Tax’

HARRISBURG – Seeking to ease the financial burden of Pennsylvania residents paying a so-called “rain tax” resulting from federal environmental regulations, Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) is sponsoring legislation to address the issue.

House Republicans Start Impeachment Process of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner

Jun. 13, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – On Monday, Reps. Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) and Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) announced they are starting the process of impeachment of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner. Since the beginning of the year, there have been nearly 1,000 people injured or killed by gun violence in Philadelphia with over 220 people murdered in the city.

White Backs Impeachment of Larry Krasner

Jun. 13, 2022 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) released the following statement on the investigation into the Articles of Impeachment on District Attorney Larry Krasner:

Causer Chairs Hearings on Historic Inflation

Jun. 09, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Misguided and out-of-touch government policies have driven inflation to historic highs across the Commonwealth and the country. Members of the House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), heard testimony during two public hearings this week about how those policies are devastating hard-working Pennsylvanians and their families, as well as employers.