HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Reps. Joe Kerwin (R-Dauphin/Schuylkill) and Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) along with House Majority Caucus Secretary Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) held a roundtable discussion with local business leaders affected by the governor’s COVID-19 restrictions and the impacts they have experienced.
HARRISBURG – To continue providing needed relief for hurting Pennsylvania businesses, Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) announced the opening of a federally funded relief program for performance venues, museums and movie theaters.
HARRISBURG – In a letter to PennDOT Secretary Yassmin Gramian sent on March 24, a bipartisan group of legislators – Reps. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), Anita Kulik (D-Allegheny), Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) and Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin) – questioned the process and resolution the Public Private Partnership Board (P3) used to announce plans to toll nine Pennsylvania bridges.
HARRISBURG – House Appropriations Committee Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) today announced the opening of a federally funded relief program for performance venues, museums and movie theaters:
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation authored by Rep. Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster) on Wednesday to change the due date of state corporate tax returns from 30 days after the due date of the federal return, to the 15th day of the month following the due date of the federal return.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives was in voting session from April 5-7, and the Republican Caucus continued advancing its priorities of providing for an economic recovery, protecting families and reforming government for the benefit of Pennsylvanians, House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) said Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) announced the unanimous House passage of her bill, House Bill 464, that would expand the criteria of the Family Caregiver Support Program to mirror federal eligibility standards.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today passed House Bill 290, which would allow the online operation and reveal of contest winners of raffles and drawings for nonprofit and first responder organizations, which is not allowed under current law. This change would expire upon the conclusion of the COVID-19 disaster emergency or May 1, 2022, whichever happens later.
HARRISBURG – Recognizing the fundraising challenges fire and ambulance companies, as well as other nonprofit organizations, have faced due to COVID-19, the state House has approved legislation to expand online fundraising options, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint).
HARRISBURG – By a vote of 113-88, the House today advanced legislation sponsored by Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) that would establish a bipartisan Keystone Solvency Operating Study (SOS) Commission to help improve the Commonwealth’s financial standing and outlook.
HARRISBURG – Continuing efforts to be responsible and good stewards of taxpayer dollars, and to ensure every cent is wisely spent, the House today approved House Bill 39, authored by Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) joined an overwhelming majority in the state House Wednesday in voting for a bill to help the state’s fire and ambulance companies, veterans and other service organizations with fundraising.
HARRISBURG - As a member of the House Human Services Committee, Rep. Shelby Labs (R-Bucks) this week voted in support of a package of legislation aimed at supporting and strengthening addiction recovery process in treatment facilities.
HARRISBURG ¬– The House today approved legislation by Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) to hold those who instruct, cause or solicit another person to commit suicide accountable for their actions.
HARRISBURG – The House today approved legislation by Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) to ensure records relating to COVID-19 are retained for an extended period of time.
HARRISBURG – Responding to the COVID-19 fundraising challenges impacting first responder and other nonprofit organizations, the state House today approved legislation to ensure these nonprofits have other options to continue serving their communities, said Rep. Ryan Warner’s (R-Fayette/Westmoreland), prime sponsor of the measure.
HARRISBURG - The Human Services Committee this week passed legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Craig Williams (R- Chester/Delaware) to strengthen protections for addicts in treatment or in recovery houses.
HARRISBURG – The House Government Oversight Committee, co-chaired by Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) and Rep. Matt Bradford (D-Montgomery), today unanimously adopted a report on its investigation into the purchase of firearms by the Office of State Inspector General (OSIG).
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) that would assist Pennsylvania residents with drug addictions to receive treatment was unanimously approved by the House Human Services Committee today. House Bill 220 will next be considered by the full House of Representatives.