Education Committee Hearings

The PA House Education Committee will hold hearings on measures to safely re-opening Pennsylvania schools this fall. Hearings will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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House Leader Responds to Wolf’s Latest COVID Restrictions

The irreversible impact of his countless, confusing orders cannot be overstated. Gov. Wolf’s decision will close the doors of some small businesses forever and devastate the livelihoods of so many Pennsylvanians who were just beginning to feel hopeful for the future.

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House Acts to Give Pennsylvanians a Voice in Emergencies

After months of taking action to carry the voices of Pennsylvanians concerning the governor’s response to COVID-19, the House has voted to give the people of Pennsylvania the opportunity to decide for themselves how they wish to be governed during times of emergency.

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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

PA Small Businesses Can Apply for Final Round of CARES Act Funds Beginning Aug. 10, Says Kaufer

Aug. 05, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) announced that the second and final round of CARES Act grants for eligible small businesses, ranging from $5,000 to $50,000, will begin Monday, Aug. 10, at 9 a.m. Pennsylvania small businesses can apply for grants to offset lost revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdown order. This application will close on Friday, Aug. 28, at 11:59 p.m.

Representative Brown Speaking Out to Support Families and Children in Fall Sports

Aug. 05, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Responding to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association’s (PIAA) and the governor’s decision to prohibit spectators from attending any fall sports games for the upcoming school year, State Representative Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) is speaking out and has joined over 60 House Republicans in sending a letter requesting them to reverse or modify their rulings. Brown provided the following statement on this matter.

Reese, Warner Introduce Legislation to Permit Small Games of Chance to Conduct Games Online During COVID-19

Aug. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) and Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) announced today that they have introduced legislation to permit Small Games of Chance (SGOC) licensees to conduct games online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Events to raffle popular items such as golf equipment and other items have become important community fundraisers throughout Pennsylvania. COVID-19 restrictions have greatly inhibited the fire departments, veterans associations and other nonprofit organizations that rely on revenue from these events.

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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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Rep. Seth Grove
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“I filed for UC benefits on March 30th due to my hours being cut in half with Covid. I received letter stating I wa… https://t.co/bXJZ0UaDk1

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Rep. Barb Gleim
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More questions than answers today but shout out to our panelists and @PSBA John Callahan. Let’s get kids back to sc… https://t.co/pgutGZhayW

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Teachers and school nurses are essential and PEMA should be contacted and PPE delivered. If any other essential bu… https://t.co/cYkPCpAi2O

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