What's Happening in the #PAHouse

Here is the anticipated voting agenda for the week of Feb. 19, 2019.
The House will focus on workforce development initiatives.

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PA House Budget Hearings

The House Appropriations Committee will hold hearings on the 2019-20 Pennsylvania State Budget in February and early March.

Hearing Schedule and Video Links

Leaders Respond to #PABudget Plan

PA House and Senate leaders respond to Gov. Wolf's state budget proposal.

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Educating for Success

We are investing more than ever in our schools and students.

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Session Schedule

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives will return to session
at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.

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Latest News

Children and Youth Committee to Consider Adoption, Child Care Legislation

Feb. 15, 2019 /

WHAT: The House Children and Youth Committee, chaired by state Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), will vote House Bill 235, which deals with incarcerated parents’ adoption proceedings; and House Bill 309, which addresses parents’ decision making when considering where to send their children for childcare.

Kaufer, Fellow Lawmakers to Renew Their Commitment for a Cleaner Tomorrow

Feb. 15, 2019 /

A bi-partisan group of representatives will unveil legislation to allow for community solar projects in Pennsylvania. This bill would allow homeowners who don’t have access to solar to join community members to enjoy equal the economic and environmental benefits of solar energy generation while improving the environment.

Cox, House Committee to Hear about Worker Training Programs

Feb. 15, 2019 /

WHAT: House Labor and Industry Committee Chairman Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) will host an informational hearing to identify policies and procedures to better align worker training and preparation programs with the needs of employers in an effort to enhance the success of workers seeking to enter or advance in the workforce.

Cox, House Committee to Hear about Worker Training Programs

Feb. 15, 2019 /

WHAT: House Labor and Industry Committee Chairman Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) will host an informational hearing to identify policies and procedures to better align worker training and preparation programs with the needs of employers in an effort to enhance the success of workers seeking to enter or advance in the workforce.

Additional Press Releases

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is taking swift and determined action to combat the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania now leads the nation in drug overdoses among men ages 12 to 25 and is ninth in the country across the general population. The number of overdose deaths exceeds those caused by car crashes and guns combined. There is broad consensus the opioid issue affects all groups of Pennsylvanians – not differentiating by race, region, religion, income or any other factor.

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Strengthening Protections for Crime Victims

In a bipartisan, bicameral show of support for crime victims, the General Assembly will continue taking steps to strengthen the protections for our most vulnerable victims of crime. Just as those accused of a crime have certain rights, we need to ensure our most vulnerable crime victims have equal status throughout the entire criminal justice process.

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The best welfare reform is to remove barriers that keep people from working. For every Pennsylvanian to have the opportunity for a good-paying job or career, House Republicans are prioritizing access to a quality education and removing barriers to independence.

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2018-19 State Budget Details
Standing Up for Taxpayers

PA House Republicans are committed to fiscal restraint so that citizens keep more of their hard-earned money.

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