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Rep. Bloom Reacts to Governor's Budget Announcement

Mar. 23, 2016  Download

At a press conference held at the State Capitol on Wednesday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that he intends to allow a budget approved by the General Assembly last week to become law without his signature. The move signals the end of a nine-month fiscal impasse in Pennsylvania. The 30 billion dollar spending plan allows money to flow to schools, corrections, and agriculture programs that had been held hostage during negotiations.

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Rep. Boback Reacts to Governor’s Budget Announcement

Mar. 23, 2016  Download

At a press conference held at the State Capitol on Wednesday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that he intends to allow a budget approved by the General Assembly last week to become law without his signature. The move signals the end of a nine-month fiscal impasse in Pennsylvania. The 30 billion dollar spending plan allows money to flow to schools, corrections, and agriculture programs that had been held hostage during negotiations.

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Rep. Heffley Reacts to Governor’s Budget Announcement

Mar. 23, 2016  Download

At a press conference held at the State Capitol on Wednesday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that he intends to allow a budget approved by the General Assembly last week to become law without his signature. The move signals the end of a nine-month fiscal impasse in Pennsylvania. The 30 billion dollar spending plan allows money to flow to schools, corrections, and agriculture programs that had been held hostage during negotiations.

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Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Address Illegal Immigration Issues

Mar. 23, 2016  Download

Three pieces of legislation designed to address problems arising from an influx of illegal immigrants in Pennsylvania have been introduced in Harrisburg. Lawmakers introduced bills to tackle issues regarding sanctuary cities, employment, and public benefit distribution. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe’s (R-Butler) House Bill 1894 would require all Commonwealth employers to confirm workers’ Social Security Numbers through the federal E-Verify program, ensuring employees are eligible to work.

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Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Address Illegal Immigration Issues

Mar. 23, 2016  Download

Three pieces of legislation designed to address problems arising from an influx of illegal immigrants in Pennsylvania have been introduced in Harrisburg. Lawmakers introduced bills to tackle issues regarding sanctuary cities, employment, and public benefit distribution. Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) is the prime sponsor of House Bill 1885, which would force municipalities that operate as “Sanctuary Cities” for illegal immigrants to take responsibility for illegals’ criminal actions.

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Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Address Illegal Immigration Issues

Mar. 23, 2016  Download

Three pieces of legislation designed to address problems arising from an influx of illegal immigrants in Pennsylvania have been introduced in Harrisburg. Lawmakers introduced bills to tackle issues regarding sanctuary cities, employment, and public benefit distribution. Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) has sponsored House Bill 237, which would prevent those who are here illegally from collecting public benefits.

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Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Address Illegal Immigration Issues

Mar. 23, 2016  Download

Three pieces of legislation designed to address problems arising from an influx of illegal immigrants in Pennsylvania have been introduced in Harrisburg. Lawmakers introduced bills to tackle issues regarding sanctuary cities, employment, and public benefit distribution. House Bill 1894 would require all Commonwealth employers to confirm workers’ Social Security Numbers through the federal E-Verify program, ensuring employees are eligible to work. House Bill 1885 would force municipalities that operate as “Sanctuary Cities” for illegal immigrants to take responsibility for illegals’ criminal actions. And House Bill 237 would prevent those who are here illegally from collecting public benefits.

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Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Address Illegal Immigration Issues

Mar. 23, 2016  Download

Three pieces of legislation designed to address problems arising from an influx of illegal immigrants in Pennsylvania have been introduced in Harrisburg. Lawmakers introduced bills to tackle issues regarding sanctuary cities, employment, and public benefit distribution. House Bill 1894 would require all Commonwealth employers to confirm workers’ Social Security Numbers through the federal E-Verify program, ensuring employees are eligible to work. House Bill 1885 would force municipalities that operate as “Sanctuary Cities” for illegal immigrants to take responsibility for illegals’ criminal actions. And House Bill 237 would prevent those who are here illegally from collecting public benefits.

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Speaker Turzai Comments Regarding Passage of Supplemental State Budget

Mar. 18, 2016  Download

House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) addressed members of the media Friday in the state capitol to discuss recent passage of a $6.05 billion supplement that would finalize the Commonwealth’s 2015-16 budget. The legislation is designed to keep Pennsylvania schools open and government functioning, without raising taxes. The Speaker specifically called on the governor to sign the package of legislation in order to restore state funding to a number of critical state and local programs as well as funding for the state related universities.

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Rep. Martin Causer Legislative Radio Report/Podcast

Mar. 18, 2016  Download

The weekly Legislative Report Program with Rep. Martin Causer (R-McKean, Potter & Cameron) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.