Getting Democrats to Tell the Whole Truth

Aug. 27, 2015 /

Throughout the budget process, my House Republicans colleagues and I have laid all our cards on the table when showing our “hand” and stating what we support and what we oppose. Today, I am challenging my friends on the other side of the aisle to do likewise.

Dush Votes to Restore Human Services Crippled by Wolf Veto

Aug. 26, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Cris Dush (R-Jefferson) yesterday voted with 114 of his Republican colleagues to restore funding for vital human services that were denied funding by Gov. Tom Wolf’s June 30 veto of the entire state budget.

Time for Straight Talk on Gov. Wolf’s Budget Proposal

Aug. 26, 2015 /

Gov. Tom Wolf has been traveling across the state in an effort to build support for his proposed state budget. But what is sorely lacking at the governor’s public appearances and speeches is straight talk about his proposed tax increases.

Grove and Delozier Announce Enactment of Legislation Allowing Pharmacists to Offer Flu Shots to Children

Aug. 26, 2015 /

LEMOYNE – Act 8 of 2015 has gone into effect today, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) and Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) said at a press conference held at the Lemoyne Rite Aid. This legislation will increase access to flu vaccinations by allowing pharmacists to offer the vaccines to children ages 9 and older, with parental permission. This legislation also allows licensed pharmacy interns, under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, to administer the vaccine. It will also positively impact active duty members of the military, veterans and their dependents. Under TRICARE, the military’s health care plan, all immunizations administered by a pharmacist are covered without a co-payment.

Lewis Voted to Override Wolf Veto and Fund Critical Commonwealth Services

Aug. 26, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – To ensure residents can use the programs they desperately need as the quest for a budget that won’t devastate them continues, Rep. Harry Lewis Jr. (R-Chester) yesterday voted in favor to override Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget veto. He voted to fund vital human services, education, agriculture and health line items of the budget that have remained unfunded since the governor vetoed the state budget in full on June 30.

Led by Barrar, House Committee Advances Bill to Protect Armed Forces Personnel

Aug. 26, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – The House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, led by Majority Chairman Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), unanimously approved a resolution to urge Congress and the Department of Defense to expeditiously address the safety and protection of United States Armed Forces personnel within the borders of the United States.

Lancaster County House Republican Delegation Vote to Override Wolf Veto of Critical Human Services

Aug. 25, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – To restore funding for vital human services throughout Pennsylvania, the Lancaster County House Republican Delegation this afternoon voted in favor to override Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget veto. They voted to fund vital human services, education, agriculture and health line items of the budget that have remained unfunded since the governor vetoed the state budget in full on June 30.

Grove, Delozier to Announce New State Law Allowing Local Pharmacies to Offer Flu Shots to Children

Aug. 25, 2015 /

WHAT: Reps. Seth Grove (R-York) and Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) will hold a press event at a local pharmacy to announce a new state law in effect, which allows pharmacists to offer flu vaccines to children ages 9 and older, with parental permission. Act 8 of 2015 also allows licensed pharmacy interns under the direct supervision of a pharmacist to administer the vaccine and ensures children of members of the armed services and veterans receive the flu vaccination free of charge.

Learning about the Emergency Responder and Veteran Communities

Aug. 25, 2015 /

I spend a lot of my time learning about the needs of the Commonwealth’s emergency responders, veterans and their families. By always remaining informed, I can best represent these groups as the Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee majority chairman. Maintaining a close working relationship allows me to serve both groups of individuals when I complete the many tasks of a state representative.

White Introduces Resolution to Arm Military Recruiters

Aug. 25, 2015 /

HARRISBURG--Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) has introduced a resolution urging the U.S. Congress and the Department of Defense to immediately address security concerns to better protect our military personnel within the borders of the United States while in the performance of their duties.

Hahn Legislation Recognizes Chapman Milestone

Aug. 25, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – The state House today unanimously passed House Resolution 448, authored by state Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-Nazareth). The legislation recognizes the 150th anniversary of the borough of Chapman in Northampton County.