HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Bradford/Tioga/Potter) joined fellow members of the House State Government Committee at the state Capitol Thursday for the first in a series of hearings about the state’s election laws and procedures.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) issued this statement following his participation in the House State Government Committee’s first hearing on the state’s election laws:
WHAT: Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar and Deputy Secretary for Elections and Commissions Jonathan Marks will provide testimony before the House State Government Committee in regard to Pennsylvania’s election laws and the 2020 election.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) is taking steps to expand paid sick leave to essential workers excluded by the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) will serve on the House Ethics Committee for the 2021-22 Legislation Session.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) and House Appropriations Committee Majority Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) sent a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf Tuesday asking for a briefing for the House leadership team on Pennsylvania’s plan to deploy the COVID-19 vaccine.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) issued the following statement on the passing of State Sen. Dave Arnold (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York):
HARRISBURG - House leaders have named Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) to four committees for the 2021-22 Legislative Session, including Aging and Older Adult Services, Labor and Industry, Finance, and Local Government.
OAKMONT – Rep. Carrie Lewis DelRosso (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) issued the following statement regarding her call on Gov. Tom Wolf and Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine to work with school officials so students can learn in-person without continual changes that force them to attend school remotely:
HARRISBURG - Rep. Shelby Labs (R-Bucks) has been named to four standing committees within the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. They are the Commerce, Game and Fisheries, Human Services, and Urban Affairs committees.
HARRISBURG – At the request of Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler, state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) has accepted an appointment to the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. Struzzi served in a similar capacity last term following the resignation of Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), who vacated the seat to become majority whip for the House Republican Caucus, and recommended him to fill the vacancy.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) has been appointed as the first woman chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee by Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) for the 2021-22 session. Boback was recently sworn into her eighth term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG ¬– Believing state government should operate in the most efficient manner possible, the House State Government Committee approved a series of bills during its first meeting of the 2021-22 session today, Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) announced.
HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders have announced committee assignments for the 2021-22 Legislative Session, naming Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery) to his second consecutive term as chairman of the House Transportation Committee. Hennessey was also reappointed to the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, a committee he has served on for many years and previously chaired.
HARRISBURG – Working to prevent waste, fraud and abuse within the state’s Medicaid system, Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) is pleased to report his reform bill received unanimous approval Wednesday by the House State Government Committee.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-Westmoreland) was appointed to four House committees for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. His committee assignments are Aging and Older Adult Services, Game and Fisheries, Gaming Oversight, and Labor and Industry.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-Dauphin/Schuylkill) has announced his assignment to the Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Game and Fisheries, Gaming Oversight and Liquor Control committees for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced that he has been reappointed to serve on the House Appropriations, Tourism and Recreational Development and Transportation committees for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. He was also named for the first time as a member of the Urban Affairs Committee. Heffley was sworn into office for another term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Jan. 5.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) has been assigned to four committees and the Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System (SERS) board of directors for his fourth term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) has been named to five committees for his second term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.