Weekly Wrap-Up of Bills Passed in the PA House

Bills passed in the #PAHouse during the week of Jan. 20, 2020

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Human Trafficking is Modern-Day Slavery

Currently, Pennsylvania is ranked in the top ten human trafficking states nationally. PA House Republicans are leading the way in working to arm prosecutors and law enforcement with every tool possible to take down human traffickers and end this exploitation of innocent victims across Pennsylvania.

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Improving PA's Parole and Probation System

Legislation in the Smart Justice package will modernize Pennsylvania’s probation and parole system to better enable rehabilitation and reward those individuals who show they have rehabilitated by getting them out of the criminal justice system quicker – with the tools to succeed.

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Helpers and Heroes

Pennsylvania faces a years-in-the-making public safety crisis. Fire and emergency medical services (EMS) companies are being forced to close, reducing the services provided to our communities.

Plan of Action to Help

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 From repealing out-of-date laws, to reexamining the effectiveness of some state boards and commissions, the #PAHouse will work on a much-needed government update.

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Session Schedule

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives will return to voting session
at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 3, 2020.

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House Republicans Focus on Creating Sound Fiscal Policies to Protect Taxpayers

Jan. 27, 2020 /

Constitutionally, Pennsylvania’s General Assembly is required to create a balanced budget each year. After months of proposals, hearings and negotiations, the House and the Senate vote on a budget before it moves to the governor for his signature. Of course, most people know the process is not that straightforward.

House Advances Package of Bills to Fight Human Trafficking, Says Ryan

Jan. 23, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania ranks 10th in the nation in human trafficking, a form of modern day slavery, but today Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon), a long-time advocate for victims of human trafficking, voted with his House colleagues to pass a package of bills he co-sponsored, which take aim at this worldwide problem. The legislation is now headed to the Senate.

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Budget Hearing Schedule

The PA House Appropriations Committee will hold a series of budget hearings to examine the 2020-21 state budget proposal.

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Rep. Ryan Mackenzie
Rep. Ryan Mackenzie RepMackenzie

With tax-related identity theft on the rise, I authored a House resolution designating this week, Jan. 27-31, as Ta… https://t.co/95JC5daAz9

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Rep. Seth Grove
Rep. Seth Grove RepGrove

Over 7,000 serviceman are still unaccounted for from the Korean War. Thanks to @realDonaldTrump the body of Corpor… https://t.co/o8f3HEIOaS

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