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 From repealing out-of-date laws, to reexamining the effectiveness of some state boards and commissions, the #PAHouse will work on a much-needed government update.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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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 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019.

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Latest News

Committee to Consider Seven Human Services Bills, Resolutions

Sep. 16, 2019 /

WHAT: The House Human Services Committee, chaired by Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), will hold a voting meeting to consider seven proposals. They include measures that would merge the mandatory and supplemental disorder lists so that every baby in Pennsylvania will be screened for every recommended disorder

Turzai, Cutler and Advocates Outline ‘Energize PA’ Accomplishments and Plans

Sep. 16, 2019 /

WHAT: Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and House colleagues will join representatives of labor, manufacturing and business to discuss “Energize PA,” a pro-growth, pro-jobs legislative package that facilitates job creation and redevelops infrastructure with no new fees or taxes. Introduced in April, one of the bills in the package is law, two are in position for a Floor vote, one is in the Senate and others will be considered by committee this fall.

Toohil, Heffley to Seek Committee Meeting on Pending White Haven Center Closure

Sep. 13, 2019 /

HAZLETON – After attending Thursday’s public hearing regarding White Haven Center (WHC) conducted by the Department of Human Services (DHS), Reps. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) and Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) announced they are working with the chairman of the House Human Services Committee, Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), to hold an urgent meeting regarding the pending closure of the facility for the physically and mentally challenged.

Rowe to Take Oath of Office Sept. 17

Sep. 12, 2019 /

WHAT: Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) will take the oath of office as state representative of the 85th Legislative District, for his first term.

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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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Rep. Doyle Heffley
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