HARRISBURG – Rep. Cris Dush (R-Jefferson/Indiana) issued the following statement today to officially confirm that he is not seeking a fourth term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives:
HARRISBURG – The National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) honored Rep. Stephen Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) with its annual Charles Dick Medal of Merit. Barrar received the award at the Pennsylvania National Guard Associations annual conference in Lancaster on Saturday.
HARRISBURG – When it comes to the debate over school choice, state Rep. Mike Jones (R-York Township) says supporters need only look to the state Capitol area for evidence.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) joined Gov. Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania's Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Anthony Carrelli at a press conference to release a new report that revealed most young adults in Pennsylvania do not qualify for military service.
HARRISBURG – House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) issued the following statement today in response to Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale issuing his alarmist special report on climate change:
HARRISBURG – Legislation to amend Title 65 (Public Officers) to include restrictions on gifts to public officers, public employees and candidates for public office introduced by Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) will be voted on by the House State Government Committee next week.
HARRISBURG – Three bills introduced by Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) that aim to improve intergovernmental cooperation to save taxpayers money were signed into law.
HARRISBURG – With bipartisan support, Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) announced today that he introduced commonsense legislation to save Pennsylvania farmers thousands of dollars in taxes by aligning the Commonwealth’s seasonal agriculture workers laws with those in use at the federal level.
CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP – Representatives Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) and Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) participated in a sit-down conversation/tour on Wednesday with the ownership and staff of Nicklas Plumbing Inc. and several financial experts to discuss the many benefits and advantages that Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) have for family-owned businesses, communities and the economy.
SENECA – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) issued the following statement in response to Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto’s announcement of his opposition to growth of the natural gas and petrochemical industries in Western Pennsylvania:
HARRISBURG – Legislation to eliminate a licensee surcharge only to national veterans’ organizations and volunteer fire companies passed the House unanimously last week.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Wednesday unanimously passed legislation co-authored by Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) to establish a Mental Wellness and Stress Management program for emergency responders.
HARRISBURG – This week, Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law a bill sponsored by Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), which represents the most significant reform of Pennsylvania’s career and technical (CTE) education laws in more than 30 years.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Bill Kortz (D-Allegheny) and Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) that would license home inspectors passed the House of Representatives Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – Chairman of the House State Government Committee, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union), announced the passage of three major public pension reform bills out of committee.
HARRISBURG – Language crafted by Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) to improve career and technical education (CTE) in Pennsylvania and included in House Bill 265 was signed into law Wednesday, the representatives announced.
HARRISBURG –Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today issued the following statement regarding Mayor Bill Peduto’s attack on the natural gas and petrochemical industry at a conference in Pittsburgh.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) issued a statement today in response to Commonwealth Court Judge Ellen Ceisler’s injunction prohibiting the certification of Marsy’s Law votes after Tuesday’s election.
HARRISBURG - House Majority Leader Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement in response to the Commonwealth Court’s injunction on the Marsy’s Law vote:
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today passed legislation that would clarify Pennsylvania’s vehicle safety inspection law regarding acceptable headlamps and rear lighting, said Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware), who authored the legislation.