Topper Assigned to Four Committees, Named Deputy Whip

Jan. 21, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) today announced that he has been named to four House committees, including Commerce, Health, Local Government, and Tourism and Recreational Development. In addition, he was named by House Majority Whip Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) as a deputy whip.

Rader Assigned to Four House Committees

Jan. 21, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jack Rader Jr. (R-Monroe) today announced that he has been assigned to four House committees, including Children and Youth, Human Services, Local Government, and Tourism and Recreational Development.

Jozwiak Appointed to Four House Committees

Jan. 21, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Residents from the newly formed 5th Legislative District in Berks County will have their voices heard on a wide variety of issues as their new state representative, Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks), has been appointed to serve on the House Judiciary, Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness, Game and Fisheries, and Aging and Older Adult Services committees.

Fee Tapped for Key House Committee Assignments

Jan. 21, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Mindy Fee (R-Manheim) today announced her 2015-16 session committee assignments, which will include the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Game and Fisheries, Tourism and Local Government committees.

Nesbit Named to Powerful House Judiciary Committee

Jan. 21, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Bringing his expertise in the courtroom and the community to the state Capitol, Rep. Tedd Nesbit (R-Mercer/Butler) this week was named to four standing committees in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 2015-16 legislative session.

Watson Comments on Announcement of Penn State-NCAA Settlement

Jan. 16, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – In her role as chairman of the House Children and Youth Committee, Rep. Kathy Watson (R-Bucks/144th) today applauded the announcement of a settlement involving the total repeal of sanctions by the NCAA against Penn State University in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

Swift Action Needed to Address Municipal Pension Crisis, Lawmakers Say

Jan. 14, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Seth Grove (R-York) and Keith J. Greiner (R-Lancaster) today reinforced the importance of statewide municipal pension reform, in light of a report from Auditor General Eugene DePasquale which shows combined unfunded liabilities for the pension systems increased by $1 billion in just two years.

Payne to Chair House Gaming Oversight Committee

Jan. 08, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin) has been appointed by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to serve as the new majority chairman of the House Gaming Oversight Committee for the 2015-16 legislative session.