Gillespie to Lead House Game and Fisheries Committee

Jan. 06, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – In addition to being sworn in to his seventh term in service to the 47th Legislative District on Tuesday, state Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) was officially appointed majority chairman of the House Game and Fisheries Committee for the 2015-16 session.

Reed Takes Oath as New House Majority Leader

Jan. 06, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – The 2015-16 session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives opened today, as Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) was sworn into his seventh term in office. Reed will oversee a Republican majority which stands at 119-83, the largest majority since the 1957-58 session. Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) was elected Speaker by the members of the House.

Hickernell Appointed Chairman of House Tourism Committee

Jan. 06, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) today was sworn into his seventh term as the representative for the 98th Legislative District. Due to his seniority in the state House of Representatives, Hickernell was also appointed to serve as the majority chairman of the House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee for the 2015-16 session.

DiGirolamo to Continue as Chairman of House Human Services Committee

Jan. 06, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Building on the work from the last legislative session, Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) has been appointed to continue his service as chairman of the House Human Services Committee for the new 2015-16 session, which kicks off today with swearing-in ceremonies.

Watson to Continue Legislative Role in Protecting Children

Jan. 05, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – In her ongoing efforts to help protect the Commonwealth’s children, Rep. Kathy Watson (R-Bucks/144th) will continue to lead the House Children and Youth Committee for the 2015-16 legislative session, after an appointment by Speaker-Designate of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny).

Pickett to Continue Service as Insurance Chairman in House

Jan. 05, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Working to ensure that the state’s insurance laws are fairly protecting consumers, Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) has been again selected to serve as chairman of the House Insurance Committee, a position she held for a majority of the previous legislative session.