HARRISBURG – In an effort to help families and senior citizens receive important human services and to keep schools open, Rep. Tedd Nesbit (R-Mercer/Butler) today voted in favor of legislation to allow emergency funding to be sent to service providers and school districts.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) today voted to release critical state funding to schools and human service agencies. The House passed an emergency funding bill that would allow state and federal dollars to flow to state operations that are in desperate need of funding.
HARRISBURG-- Rep. John Taylor (R-Philadelphia) joined a majority of his House colleagues in passing emergency legislation to fund social service agencies across the Commonwealth, while releasing funds to our school districts.
HARRISBURG – To prevent human services agencies from shutting down and to help schools stay open and provide textbooks to their students, Rep. Kathy Watson (R-Bucks/144th) today voted in support of legislation designed to release emergency funding for entities across the state.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today voted 117-83 for an emergency funding bill aimed at getting state funds to agencies, schools and students, House Republican leaders said.
HARRISBURG- The Lancaster County House Republican Delegation voted today to approve emergency funding for struggling social service agencies and schools. The legislation, Senate Bills 1000 and 1001, would provide four months of funding for government operations applied retroactively to the beginning of the fiscal year July 1 through Oct. 31. This legislation would release $11 billion in state and more than $24 billion in federal funds. The bills are being sent to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk for his signature into law, following a party line vote in the House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) today joined a majority of his colleagues in the state House in voting to provide emergency state funding as a way of temporarily resolving the many issues Gov. Tom Wolf’s full budget veto has caused.
HARRSIBURG – After passage of legislation to offer emergency funding to health and human services organizations and school districts adversely impacted by Gov. Tom Wolf’s June 30 budget veto, Rep. Dan Truitt (R-Chester) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement today in response to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passing emergency funding for schools and human services:
HARRISBURG -- Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) issued the following statement today in response to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passing emergency funding for schools, human services and more:
HARRISBURG - State Rep. David Parker (R-Monroe) today voted in favor of emergency state funding legislation desperately needed by schools and vital human services across the state.
HARRISBURG – Today, Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) joined the majority of his colleagues in voting to provide emergency state funding to school districts and agencies who are struggling to make ends meet after Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed the General Assembly’s budget in its entirety in June.
HARRISBURG – Through a meaningful effort to financially assist struggling social service agencies and school districts across the state, Rep. Brian Ellis (R-Butler) joined the majority of his House colleagues in passing an emergency funding package on Thursday. The measure has been sent to Gov. Tom Wolf for his consideration.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) joined the majority of her House colleagues in voting in favor of providing some emergency funding for school districts and agencies that are struggling to make ends meet as a result of the ongoing state budget impasse.
HARRISBURG – As a direct result of Gov. Tom Wolf’s total veto of the General Assembly’s budget plan back in June, several school districts and social service agencies around the state have reported they are now on the brink of severe financial struggles. With that in mind, area state Reps. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-Northumberland/Snyder) and Kurt A. Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) joined the majority of their House colleagues in voting in favor of allocating emergency funding to entities in need.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) today voted in favor of emergency state funding legislation desperately needed by our school children and the least fortunate in our society. The legislation, Senate Bills 1000 and 1001, would provide four months of funding for government operations applied retroactively to the beginning of the fiscal year July 1 through Oct. 31. These measures, which would have released $11 billion in state and more than $24 billion in federal funds, were immediately vetoed by Gov. Tom Wolf.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) said today that residents receiving vital social services, along with school students, are deserving of state funding now, and that’s why she voted in favor of emergency funding legislation in the state House of Representatives on Thursday.
HARRISBURG – To help ensure that families in crisis, senior citizens, veterans and students who use vital services funded by state and federal subsidies continue receiving them, Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) today voted in favor of legislation to provide four months of emergency funding, retroactive to the beginning of the fiscal year on July 1 and through Oct. 31.
HARRISBURG – Rep. James R. Santora (R-Delaware) along with a majority of his colleagues in the state House sent an emergency state funding package to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk to provide financial relief to struggling social services and school districts.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today passed emergency funding legislation to offer immediate relief to health and human services organizations and school districts adversely impacted by Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget veto on July 1, and the subsequent unwillingness of House Democrats to vote with Republicans during an override attempt in August.