House Gaming Oversight Committee to Vote on Senate Bill

Jun. 20, 2022 /

WHAT: Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) will chair a meeting of the House Gaming Oversight Committee in which Senate Bill 1159 will undergo a vote. The bill would amend the Local Option Small Games of Chance Act to provide for an extension of the distribution of proceeds until Dec. 31, 2022.

Committee to Consider Two Education Proposals

Jun. 16, 2022 /

WHAT: The House Education Committee, chaired by Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), will hold a voting meeting to consider two proposals on a variety of education topics. They include measures that would establish the state-related university performance-based funding incentive (House Bill 2619) and allow for the advanced enrollment of military children (House Bill 1813).

State Government Committee to Take Up Bills

Jun. 14, 2022 /

WHAT: The House State Government Committee will meet Wednesday to take up several bills, including legislation to give law enforcement the tools to combat rampant unemployment fraud.

Metcalfe, ERE Committee to Explore Compliance Solutions for Federal MS4 Stormwater Mandate

Jun. 10, 2022 /

WHAT: PA House Environmental Resources and Energy (ERE) Committee Majority Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) will convene a public hearing to gather input on two pieces of legislation (House Bills 2153 and 2331) which seek to help local businesses and communities more effectively comply with the federally mandated municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4).

Committee to Consider Education Proposal

Jun. 10, 2022 /

WHAT: The House Education Committee, chaired by Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), will hold a voting meeting to consider a bill that would establish a process for the recognition of out-of-state career and technical instructional certificates in Pennsylvania (House Bill 2646).

Ortitay to Lead Hearing on Blockchain Technology

Jun. 07, 2022 /

WHAT: Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), chair of the House State Government Subcommittee on Government Operations, will lead a joint subcommittee public hearing with the Senate Communications and Technology Committee on blockchain technology and its impact on government operations.

Republican Lawmakers Continue to Cut Government Red Tape

Jun. 06, 2022 /

WHAT: House Republicans have continually led the way on regulatory reform and getting government out of the way. On Tuesday, House Republican leaders and lawmakers will talk about their latest effort to cut red tape. The event will highlight a package of bills scheduled for House consideration this week that will empower local governments to better maintain their creeks and streams to protect lives and livelihoods from flooding.

House Committee to Take Up Creek, Stream Maintenance Bills

May. 23, 2022 /

WHAT: The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee has scheduled a meeting to consider a package of bills aimed at improving maintenance of the Commonwealth’s creeks and streams to help prevent flooding. The package of bills was developed after a House Majority Policy Committee hearing in Wellsboro last December.