L & I Committee Shows State Failed Many Unemployed Pennsylvanians During Pandemic

Thousands of honest, hard-working and eligible Pennsylvania workers who lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic still have not received the unemployment compensation (UC) benefits they deserve. The House Labor and Industry Committee met to hold accountable the top administrators responsible for operating the Commonwealth’s UC programs and identify why the system failed so many people.

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Let Them Play!

PA House Republican members respond to Gov. Wolf's surprise announcement regarding school sports. His recommendation blindsided the PIAA and removes local control from the decision.

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Protect and Serve Initiative Signed Into Law

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

Dowling to Announce Legislation to Help Pennsylvania’s Events Industry

Aug. 13, 2020 /

WHAT: Rep. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) will host a press conference in conjunction with local event venues, caterers and other businesses negatively impacted by Gov. Tom Wolf’s targeted mitigation measures to announce legislation that would benefit the events industry by allowing them to safely operate at 50% capacity.

Dush to Introduce Emergency Amendment to Terminate Wolf’s Abuse of Emergency Powers

Aug. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Once again, answering the people’s demands that Gov. Tom Wolf’s tyrannical abuse of emergency powers must be terminated and never imposed again, Rep. Cris Dush (R-Jefferson/Indiana) is circulating a memorandum asking colleagues in the state House to co-sponsor an emergency constitutional amendment requiring legislative approval of any emergency disaster proclamations that extend beyond 30 days.

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Session Schedule

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives will return to voting session at the call of the Chair.

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Lots of Pennsylvanians are getting to know who Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Fulton/Franklin) is as he makes the com… https://t.co/EVJUJ7itlP

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Thanks to @ChrisStigall for having Rep. Jesse Topper on this AM to discuss school sports. Topper begins at the 1:10… https://t.co/Diw6lY29S8

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This has been my biggest complaint from day one. Gov Wolf has taken a very rigid approach to PA’s approach to Covid… https://t.co/H9WSoT2xWK

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