What's Happening in the #PAHouse

The #PAHouse returns to session on Monday. Continuing a path to success the House established this spring and summer, members will return to Harrisburg this week focused on efforts to address a variety of issues important Pennsylvanians. So far this year, the House has passed more than 240 bills, and together with the Senate sent 90 bills to the governor’s desk, 77 of which were signed into law. This marks the most successful start to a session in the last 30 years.

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Building a Responsible State Budget

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Strengthening Communities, Supporting Families

This wide-ranging legislative package addresses a variety of issues, along with continued reforms designed to help rein in the ongoing opioid epidemic.

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Government Done Right

It’s past time to install an update to end the Pennsylvania government dysfunction. Government Done Right means upgrading to a more effective and efficient government while providing core services. From repealing out-of-date laws, to reexamining the effectiveness of some state boards and commissions, the #PAHouse will work on a much-needed government update.

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Protecting Crime Victims

Pennsylvania House Republicans are taking action to strengthen the protections for victims of crime. Just as those accused of a crime have certain rights, we need to ensure crime victims are treated with dignity and respect throughout the entire criminal justice process.

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#GoodJobs4PA

House Republicans are focusing on good jobs and careers for all Pennsylvanians, to help transition people from minimum wage jobs to family-sustaining careers.

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Session Schedule

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives will return to voting session
at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.

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Latest News

Warner Appointed to House Transportation Committee

Sep. 18, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – With transportation infrastructure being one of the most challenging issues facing the Commonwealth, Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) has been appointed to serve on the House Transportation Committee.

Keefer to Unveil Bill to Combat Encouraging Suicide

Sep. 18, 2019 /

WHAT: Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) will discuss her bill called Shawn’s Law in honor of Shawn Shatto, who killed herself after she received a step-by-step guide on how to commit suicide from an online chat forum. Keefer’s bill would increase criminal penalties on those who encourage another person to commit suicide.

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GOOD JOBS FOR PA
Career and Technical Education Focus

PA House Republicans are focusing on good jobs and careers for all Pennsylvanians, to help transition people from minimum wage jobs to family-sustaining careers.

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Speaker Mike Turzai
Speaker Mike Turzai RepTurzai

Thanks for coming out to the @EnergizePa press conference today. We provided an update on this innovative legislati… https://t.co/4pjjqJGnHD

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Rep. Chris Quinn
Rep. Chris Quinn RepChrisQuinn

Yesterday, I spoke on the issue of methane emissions and how it is affecting our climate and communities. We need s… https://t.co/k8fPhaPYey

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