WHAT: PA House Environmental Resources and Energy (ERE) Committee Majority Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) will convene a public hearing to receive expert testimony on the potentially negative economic impacts of the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) proposed biosolids management permitting revisions.
WHAT: The House State Government Committee will meet Monday to consider several bills to increase openness and transparency in the lobbying process, limit the influence of professional lobbyists and hold lobbyists to a higher standard of ethical conduct.
WASHINGTON COUNTY – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) held a press conference titled “Come On Man, it’s the People’s Money” on the Washington County Courthouse steps this afternoon to officially release his findings in his five-year Local Share Account (LSA) investigation. Leading up to the press conference, Cook released three editorials to help those unfamiliar with LSA understand the intricacies of the grant selection process.
Following the vote to sustain the acting secretary of Health’s Order Requiring Face Coverings in School Entities (“School Masking Order”) by the Joint Committee on Documents, Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – House Health Committee Majority Chair Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) issued the following statement today in response to the Commonwealth Joint Committee on Document’s ruling that acting Health Secretary Alison Beam’s statewide school masking mandate is not a regulation or subject to Pennsylvania’s Regulatory Review Act.
TUNKHANNOCK – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee conducted a public hearing on Tuesday morning highlighting the potential restructuring of the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) and certain programs that the department administers.
HANOVER – Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) has been named to the Task Force on Child Pornography to further combat child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – The Wolf administration guided private funding for elections to Democratic-leaning counties, according to a report from Broad + Liberty. This selective process disenfranchised thousands of voters across the Commonwealth, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), chairman of the House State Government Committee, said.
WHAT: Dozens of supporters will rally in support of House Bill 1 (the Excellent Education for All Act) to highlight how the bill would create scholarships based on educational opportunity accounts for vulnerable students.
WHAT: Speaker of the House Cutler will be available to the media for comments and questions regarding the actions and process of the Joint Committee on Documents meeting regarding the statewide masking mandate for schools.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Quakertown) this week hosted a House State Government Committee hearing to allow Bucks County and other residents from Southeast Pennsylvania to offer testimony on the upcoming congressional redistricting process.
HARRISBURG – Despite 10 public hearings, State Government Committee meetings, and debate on the floor of the House Representatives, the Democratic minority leader apparently didn’t understand the House already took up a “comprehensive voting rights bill” in June, as she responded to a question during the Pennsylvania Press Club luncheon on Monday, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) said today.
WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) offered his testimony in Kingston on Monday before the House State Government Committee as members of the committee conducted their sixth regional hearing regarding the importance of a fair and transparent redistricting process in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) issued the following statement in response to non-uniform election policies across Pennsylvania’s counties.
WHAT: Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) will hold a press conference to explain what Local Share Accounts (LSA) are, why these grants are important to the 49th District, where the money comes from and where it goes, and next steps for making sure the grant application process is fair, accountable and transparent.
WHAT: The House State Government Committee will host a hearing in Philadelphia to gather testimony on how to redraw Pennsylvania’s congressional districts.
WHAT: Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will be holding a public hearing on restructuring the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and the programs the department administers. The hearing will cover House Bills 910, 1691, 1815, 1938, 1953, 1963 and 1964.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) has a simple fix to a common tax problem faced by Pennsylvanians who have lost a loved one.
It is time the left stops downplaying the reality of election fraud and join Republicans in combating it.
YORK – Following a hearing on congressional redistricting held at York College on Wednesday by the House State Government Committee, committee chairman Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) issued the following statement: