HARRISBURG – The House Government Oversight Committee, co-chaired by Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) and Rep. Matt Bradford (D-Montgomery), today unanimously adopted a report on its investigation into the purchase of firearms by the Office of State Inspector General (OSIG).
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) that would assist Pennsylvania residents with drug addictions to receive treatment was unanimously approved by the House Human Services Committee today. House Bill 220 will next be considered by the full House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) to improve public safety and save taxpayer dollars by targeting repeat DUI offenders has passed the House.
HARRISBURG – To deter the filing of frivolous lawsuits relating to COVID-19, which would provide protections to small businesses, institutions of education and others, the House approved Rep. Torren Ecker’s (R-Adams/Cumberland) House Bill 605.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to designate a Westmoreland County roadway to honor and remember the late Rep. Mike Reese has earned unanimous approval from the House Transportation Committee, said Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland), prime sponsor of the bill.
HARRISBURG – In just his second term in office, Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) was named to the House Appropriations Committee, the committee charged with examining the governor’s budget proposal and crafting a responsible budget.
HARRISBURG— Rep. KC Tomlinson (R-Bucks) joined a majority of her colleagues on the House Human Services Committee today to pass legislation to improve treatment for those with drug and alcohol addictions.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Gary W. Day (R-Lehigh/Berks), chairman of the House Aging and Older Adults Services Committee held an informational meeting with Department of Aging Secretary Robert Torres and members from the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) network throughout the state.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) has been appointed to serve on the House Education Committee for the rest of the 2021-22 Legislative Session in addition to his other committee assignments.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) that would assist municipalities in identifying the owners of blighted properties by requiring registration prior to a tax sale advanced to the Senate for consideration after its overwhelming approval by the House of Representatives on Monday.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Fayette/Washington) stands in support with five women members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives who introduced House Bill 972, the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act.
HARRISBURG – The state House today approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) to help bar and restaurant owners who have permanently closed their operations.
HARRISBURG – Today, five women members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives – Reps. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland), Martina White (R-Philadelphia), Valerie Gaydos (R- Allegheny), Dawn Keefer (York/Cumberland) and Stephanie Borowicz (R- Clinton/Centre) – held a press conference introducing House Bill 972, the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act.
HARRISBURG - State Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver, who serves constituents in portions of both Northumberland and Snyder counties, underwent successful kidney transplant surgery last week at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, MD.
WHAT: Coalition of House members to introduce The Fairness in Women’s Sports Act in response to the current administration’s nationwide executive order requiring that biological males be permitted to compete on women’s school sports teams.
WHAT: As the House State Government Committee continues its series of hearings on Pennsylvania’s election process, members will investigate during its next meeting election integrity and accessibility policy.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Eric Nelson (R-Westmoreland), Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) and Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter/) have introduced legislation to ensure equitable distribution and transparency of money that funds Pennsylvania’s elections.
HARRISBURG –Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery), majority chairman of the House Transportation Committee, sent a letter to secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Yassmin Gramian, asking for an update on regulatory and enforcement matters at PennDOT that have been suspended, waived or modified during the COVID-19 emergency.
HARRISBURG – The PA Department of Health and legislative vaccine task force announced today that they will distribute the Johnson & Johnson vaccine directly to the Bucks County Department of Health.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Today, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R- Monroe/Pike) along with area distracted driving advocates called for renewed dedication to statewide roadway safety and responsible driving practices after her Enhanced Driver Responsibility legislation, House Bill 37, was recently voted out of the House Transportation Committee.