Cook Releases Full Details and Findings on Five-Year Local Share Account Investigation

Oct. 21, 2021 /

WASHINGTON COUNTY – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) held a press conference titled “Come On Man, it’s the People’s Money” on the Washington County Courthouse steps this afternoon to officially release his findings in his five-year Local Share Account (LSA) investigation. Leading up to the press conference, Cook released three editorials to help those unfamiliar with LSA understand the intricacies of the grant selection process.

House Speaker Says Constitution and Law Must be Followed

Oct. 21, 2021 /

House Speaker Says Constitution and Law Must be Followed

Following the vote to sustain the acting secretary of Health’s Order Requiring Face Coverings in School Entities (“School Masking Order”) by the Joint Committee on Documents, Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement:

Boback Conducts Public Hearing on Restructuring of DMVA and Veterans Programs

Oct. 21, 2021 /

Boback Conducts Public Hearing on Restructuring of DMVA and Veterans Programs

TUNKHANNOCK – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee conducted a public hearing on Tuesday morning highlighting the potential restructuring of the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) and certain programs that the department administers.

Grove to Minority Leader, ‘Vote Yes This Time’ to Support Voters

Oct. 19, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Despite 10 public hearings, State Government Committee meetings, and debate on the floor of the House Representatives, the Democratic minority leader apparently didn’t understand the House already took up a “comprehensive voting rights bill” in June, as she responded to a question during the Pennsylvania Press Club luncheon on Monday, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) said today.

Grove: The Tale of Two Counties

Oct. 19, 2021 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) issued the following statement in response to non-uniform election policies across Pennsylvania’s counties.

Lancaster Lawmakers Condemn PA DOH’s Threats Against Children

Oct. 08, 2021 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – The Lancaster GOP House Delegation, House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom) and Reps. Mindy Fee (R-Manheim), Keith J. Greiner (R-Upper Leacock), Dave Hickernell (R-West Donegal), Brett Miller (R-East Hempfield), Steve Mentzer (R-Lititz) and Dave Zimmerman (R-East Earl), are calling on the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) to cease sending letters to school children stating that they have determined the child has had a “close contact” with a person that has COVID-19 and if they do not do as the letter instructs then legal action will be taken against them.

Grove: Voting Rights Protection Act Would Prevent Ballot Harvesting

Oct. 08, 2021 /

DOVER – In light of a news report of a man recorded on video dumping multiple mail-in ballots into a drop box in Lackawanna County a day before the May 18 Primary Election, Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) said his Voting Rights Protection Act would have prevented such an incident from happening if Gov. Tom Wolf hadn’t vetoed the bill.

Heffley Supports Bill Seeking Greater Transparency from the PA Department of Health

Oct. 08, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) this week joined a majority of his colleagues in the House of Representatives in supporting legislation that would provide public transparency to data collected by the Pennsylvania Department of Health under the Disease Control and Prevention Law by making such information subject to the Right to Know Law.