HARRISBURG – As a former police chief and employee of the American Red Cross, state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) knows the challenges emergency responders face.
HARRISBURG – Earlier this month, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously passed Rep. Natalie Mihalek’s (R-Allegheny/Washington) resolution to formally recognize Oct. 13, 2019, as the 244th birthday of the United States Navy.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) and his colleagues in the state Legislature voted for a new state law that was recently signed by the governor and will help Pennsylvanians avoid calls from telemarketers.
WHAT: A media availability to announce the naming of a new Naval ship. A question and answer session will follow immediately.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) today announced he has been appointed by Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to the Keystone State ChalleNGe Academy Advisory Board.
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks), known as the Construction Industry Employee Verification Act, has become law. It will require employers in the construction industry to use the federal E-Verify system to ensure that their employees don’t include individuals not authorized to work in the United States.
HARRISBURG – House Education Committee Chairman Curt Sonney (R-Erie) today announced that he has introduced legislation that would require all school districts in the Commonwealth to offer full-time cyber education programs that will be accountable to local communities.
HARRISBURG - Today, Gov. Tom Wolf signed legislation authored by Rep. Lori Mizgorski (R-Allegheny) that will strengthen Pennsylvania’s “Do Not Call” list.
HARRISBURG – While remaining a major employer in Pennsylvania, the coal industry can be a difficult line of work due to the economy and fluctuations in the markets. To that end, state Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) has scored a victory for job creators and their workers with his House Bill 1557 being signed into law.
HARRISBURG – Legislation designed to protect businesses and consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls heads to governor’s desk to be signed into law, said Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), co-sponsor of the bill.
HARRISBURG – PA House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) issued the following statement today in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s unilateral executive order attempt to illegally implement the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) without legislative approval:
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today issued a statement concerning House prayer policy.
HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders are issuing the following statement in response to Gov. Wolf’s executive order on Pennsylvania joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative:
CLAYSBURG – Business owners, nonprofit organizations and community leaders from around Blair County brought their concerns, questions and challenges to members of the House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), at the Sheetz Claysburg campus on Tuesday.
HARRISBURG – The state House recently approved legislation co-sponsored by state Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) that would prohibit welfare recipients from using their electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards to purchase tobacco products.
HARRISBURG—A unified group of Republican House members from Montgomery and Bucks counties led the effort to pass legislation by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) to address ongoing public water and environmental remediation costs from PFAS contamination, and to ensure area residents have clean drinking water.
HARRISBURG – The Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee on Tuesday held a hearing on legislation authored by Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) to enhance fireworks safety across Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) and Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today attended the inaugural meeting of an advisory committee established by the Joint State Government Commission that is conducting a study on “warm handoff to treatment” for individuals in Pennsylvania struggling with drug addiction.
HARRISBURG- Continuing efforts by House Republicans to improve access to quality education and family-sustaining careers, the General Assembly sent a package of bills to modernize and overhaul Pennsylvania’s Career and Technical Education programs to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk this week.
HARRISBURG – Susan Boyle, who has devoted 28 years to the House Republican Caucus, was named director of Research for the House Republican Caucus. The appointment was announced today by House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom) and Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny). She replaces the late Bruce Hanson.