HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced that she has been named chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Welfare. She will serve on the Appropriations, Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness, Tourism and Recreational Development, and Agriculture and Rural Affairs committees in the 2015-16 legislative session.
HARRISBURG – Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) has been appointed to serve on four state House committees for the 2015-16 legislation session.
HARRISBURG – As the General Assembly met this week to begin the 2015-16 legislative session, Rep. Cris Dush (R-Jefferson/Indiana) was appointed to serve on the following the House committees: Aging and Older Adult Services, Commerce, Labor and Industry, and State Government.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) today announced that he has been named to four House committees, including Commerce, Health, Local Government, and Tourism and Recreational Development. In addition, he was named by House Majority Whip Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) as a deputy whip.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jack Rader Jr. (R-Monroe) today announced that he has been assigned to four House committees, including Children and Youth, Human Services, Local Government, and Tourism and Recreational Development.
HARRISBURG – Residents from the newly formed 5th Legislative District in Berks County will have their voices heard on a wide variety of issues as their new state representative, Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks), has been appointed to serve on the House Judiciary, Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness, Game and Fisheries, and Aging and Older Adult Services committees.
HARRISBURG – Residents of Crawford and Erie counties will have their voices heard on important issues handled by four influential state House committees state Rep. Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie) will serve on during the 2015-16 legislative session.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mindy Fee (R-Manheim) today announced her 2015-16 session committee assignments, which will include the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Game and Fisheries, Tourism and Local Government committees.
HARRISBURG — State Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) today was appointed to serve on the powerful House Appropriations Committee, which is highly involved in the state budget process, and three other committees that deal with a wide range of legislation.
HARRISBURG – Bringing his expertise in the courtroom and the community to the state Capitol, Rep. Tedd Nesbit (R-Mercer/Butler) this week was named to four standing committees in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 2015-16 legislative session.
HARRISBURG -- Rep. Warren Kampf (R-Montgomery/Chester) has announced that he will reintroduce legislation to reform the state’s two underfunded pension systems.
HARRISBURG – In her role as chairman of the House Children and Youth Committee, Rep. Kathy Watson (R-Bucks/144th) today applauded the announcement of a settlement involving the total repeal of sanctions by the NCAA against Penn State University in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Scott Petri (R-Bucks), chairman of the House Ethics Committee in the 2013-14 legislative session, is proposing tough legislation to ensure public officials and public employees are held accountable for crimes related to their government duties.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Seth Grove (R-York) and Keith J. Greiner (R-Lancaster) today reinforced the importance of statewide municipal pension reform, in light of a report from Auditor General Eugene DePasquale which shows combined unfunded liabilities for the pension systems increased by $1 billion in just two years.
CLARION – Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) officially began duties as a 2015 State Director with Women In Government, following her election to this position by her fellow state legislative colleagues this past year.
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) today ordered a special election be held to fill the vacant seat in the 170th Legislative District in Philadelphia on Tuesday, March 24.
HARRISBURG – The House Majority Policy Committee announced this week that first-term legislator Rep. Kate Klunk (R-York) will serve as a deputy policy chair for the committee during the 2015-16 legislative session
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) today issued the following statement regarding the governor’s appointment of long-time Senate staffer Erik Arneson as the new executive director of the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records. The current director, Terry Mutchler, has taken a position in the private sector.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Marcy Toepel (R-Montgomery) will serve as a deputy policy chair for the House Majority Policy Committee during the 2015-16 legislative session.
HARRISBURG-- Rep. John Taylor (R-Philadelphia) has been named majority chairman of the House Transportation Committee.