What's Happening in the #PAHouse

The House be in session on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. The top items on the agenda include legislation that would ensure the Legislature must approve any plan to implement a carbon tax in Pennsylvania (House Bill 2025), plus the House will advance Protect and Serve Initiative legislation to the governor’s desk.

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Voices of Pennsylvanians Blocked by Court Ruling

“Whether it’s an arbitrary shutdown order that benefits certain businesses while leaving more than 2 million Pennsylvanians relying on a broken unemployment compensation system, neglecting our most vulnerable nursing home residents, or vetoing bills to restart the economy, only to issue executive orders that accomplish the same goals minutes later, the governor must be held accountable by the Legislature, as is required by our Constitution.

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House Republicans Elect New Leadership Team

As House Republican leadership has helped facilitate one of the most successful session periods in the modern history of the chamber, new leaders were elected this week who reflect the next generation of voices to lead Pennsylvania’s House Republican Caucus.

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Protect and Serve Initiative

The PA House has advanced legislation to help to ensure safe policing for Pennsylvania communities. These measures work in tandem to select, prepare and support our men and women in blue. And the community can be reassured we are taking steps to ensure only top-notch individuals will be placed on the streets of Pennsylvania.

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A State Budget to Move PA Forward in Uncertain Times

To responsibly move the state forward during these uncertain times, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has passed a 5-month stabilizing budget. A temporary budget will give us time to get the necessary data to make more informed decisions from a more accurate financial position.

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Taking Action to Safely Move PA Forward

We are taking action on behalf of the millions of frustrated and worried Pennsylvanians. We are acting to help people safely get back to work and helping government work more efficiently on this crisis.

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Coronavirus Information

Pennsylvania and Federal Resources regarding updates on the COVID-19 pandemic

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Latest News

Heffley, Knowles Plan Legislation to Resolve Unemployment Compensation Delays

Jul. 06, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – After hearing hundreds of firsthand accounts from unemployed residents regarding the long delays in receiving jobless benefits, Reps. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) will introduce legislation in the near future to provide a possible solution.

Cambria County Legislators Call for Weekly ‘Employment Health’ Updates

Jul. 02, 2020 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Health is no longer conducting weekly televised news conferences to update the spread of COVID-19. State Reps. Tommy Sankey (R-Hastings) and Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) are now calling on the state’s Department of Labor and Industry to begin a similar practice by regularly addressing the Commonwealth’s economic “health” in a public forum.

Voices of Pennsylvanians Blocked by Court Ruling

Jul. 01, 2020 /

The House Republican leadership team issued the following statement in response to the state Supreme Court’s ruling on Scarnati v. Wolf, a ruling that strikes down the bipartisan vote to end the ongoing emergency declaration:

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Session Schedule

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives will return to voting session at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7.

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