WHAT: The House State Government Committee, chaired by Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) will hold its first hearing of the 2021-22 session to take up the following bills:
HARRISBURG – As the Pennsylvania House convened this week to begin the 2021-22 Legislative Session, Rep. Brian Smith (R-Jefferson/Indiana) has been appointed to serve on the following heavily active committees: Children and Youth, Liquor Control, Tourism and Recreational Development, and Urban Affairs.
HARRISBURG -House Republican leaders have announced committee assignments for the 2021-22 Legislative Session, reappointing Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) to the Aging and Older Adult Services, Finance, State Government, and Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness committees.
HARRISBURG – Prior to taking the oath of office last week to serve as the new state representative for the 138th District, Rep. Ann Flood (R-Northampton) served as an outside advocate for children and people with mental illnesses. Monday in Harrisburg, she learned she will be in a strong position to continue that advocacy from the inside through her appointment to serve on four House committees.
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) today ordered a special election to coincide with Pennsylvania’s primary election on Tuesday, May 18, to fill the vacant seat in the 59th Legislative District in Westmoreland and Somerset counties.
HARRISBURG – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, has announce that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of Jan. 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To promote access to capital, initially only community financial institutions will be able to make First Draw PPP Loans on Monday, Jan. 11, and Second Draw PPP Loans on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) Tuesday expressed his great concern over a Department of General Services directive not allowing credentialed members of the media into the state Capitol.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tracy Pennycuick (R-Montgomery) is voicing her support for House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff’s (R-Centre/Mifflin) call for elected state officials to be removed from the COVID-19 vaccine priority list in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks), has been named to four standing committees with the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. They are Gaming Oversight, Human Services, Professional Licensure, and Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) announced at a Tuesday press conference at the state Capitol the formation of a caucus task force that will examine and develop economic recovery policy for the current legislative session.
HARRISBURG ? House Republican leaders have announced committee assignments for the 2021-22 Legislative Session, naming Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams) chairman of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee. Moul, who this month began his eighth term in the House, will also serve on the Tourism and Recreational Development Committee, of which he has been a member since his election to the House.
HARRISBURG - With the 2021-22 Legislative Session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly officially up and running, state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) again finds himself asked to play a key role as a returning member of the House Appropriations Committee.
HARRISBURG - House Republican leaders announced committee assignments for the 2021-22 Legislative Session, reappointing Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) to the Education, Finance, Liquor Control and State Government committees. Staats was also recently named a majority deputy whip in the new session.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) stood alongside House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Center/Mifflin) and other House members at the state Capitol Tuesday as they announced the launch of the House Economic Recovery Task Force which Kaufer will be leading.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) has announced his assignment to the Children and Youth, Commerce, Education and Urban Affairs committees for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.
HARRISBURG – Newly appointed House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) announced today the Republican members who will join him in serving on the committee.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Craig Williams (R-Chester/Delaware), a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and former federal prosecutor for the Department of Justice has been appointed to the House Veteran Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) today announced that she has been named chairman of the House Gaming Oversight Committee for the 2021-22 session. Helm was also appointed a member of the House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Carrie Lewis DelRosso (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) was assigned to serve on four standing House committees during the 2021-22 Legislative Session: Aging and Older Adult Services, Gaming Oversight, Human Services and Urban Affairs. The committees provide legislative oversight and help shape the language in bills that fall under their areas of responsibility.
HARRISBURG – Citing concern that many older residents and others have failed to meet the Dec. 31, 2020, deadline to apply for relief through Pennsylvania’s 2019 Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) recently requested a one-month extension to submit applications to the Department of Revenue.