HARRISBURG – Reps. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) and Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) released the following statement regarding the reintroduction of the language in House Resolution 1094 regarding election integrity:
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Stephen Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), which would aid military families by facilitating portable careers for military spouses, has been signed into law.
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) made the following statement about the plans for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the remainder of this legislative session:
HARRISBURG – After not receiving pertinent information from the Pennsylvania Department of Health through a Right-to-Know (RTK) request, Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) has filed an appeal with the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Martin Causer’s (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) proposal to help boost broadband access in the state’s most rural communities has been signed into law.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett’s (R-Tioga/ Bradford/Potter) bill to help the Commonwealth fight the opioid epidemic has been signed into law by the governor.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Lori Mizgorski’s (R-Allegheny) comprehensive transportation bill has been signed into law.
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf has vetoed bipartisan legislation that would have helped ensure the future of the state’s 160-year-old conventional oil and gas industry and the jobs it supports, Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) said today.
HARRIBURG – Legislation by Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) to protect investments made in Pennsylvania’s retirement systems by requiring each to undergo yearly stress tests is now law.
HARRISBURG – Legislation by Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) to provide a voice to community pharmacists by requiring they are represented on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee is now law.
HARRISBURG – Today in Harrisburg, the governor signed into law legislation authored by Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) that will allow for streamlined permitting for new and advanced technology businesses, including advanced recycling operations.
HARRISBURG – Legislation drafted by Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) to bridge the tax gap caused by COVID-19 was signed into law. It authorizes local governments to borrow money for two years, rather than just one year, so they can maintain operations.
HARRISBURG – Working to bring more recreational and economic opportunities to the Northern Tier, Reps. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) praised passage of legislation to create a new ATV trail pilot program on state forest lands.
HARRISBURG – Acting State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) issued today an interim report on the 2020 election.
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement in response to the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (LBFC) voting down a request to perform an audit of the 2020 General Election.
HARRISBURG – In a rare move, the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (LBFC) today chose not to exercise its oversight ability when it voted against conducting an audit of the 2020 general election. In response, Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton), who sponsored House Resolution 1100 requesting that the committee conduct the audit, issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Legislation protecting farmers from frivolous lawsuits is on the governor’s desk to sign or veto, Rep. Barb Gleim (R- Cumberland) said today.
WHAT: To address concerns and issues that arose throughout the year regarding the 2020 election cycle, acting House State Government Committee Chairman Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) will discuss an interim report on the election process to be issued today.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives concluded the Fiscal Year 2020-21 budget process Friday with passage of a supplemental appropriation package that funds state government and related operations for the remaining seven months of the fiscal year.
HARRISBURG – Facing historic challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic shutdown in response, House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) joined a widespread bipartisan majority of the House in passing a completed state budget for the current fiscal year.