Struzzi Appointed to House Children and Youth Committee

Jan. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) has been appointed a member of the House Children and Youth Committee for the remainder of the 2019-20 Legislative Session. Struzzi’s appointment was made to fill one of two vacancies left due to member resignations.

Kail to Serve on House Judiciary Committee

Jan. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) announced that he has been assigned to serve on the powerful House Judiciary Committee for the remainder of the 2019-20 legislative session.

House Passes Topper Bill to Dedicate Bedford County Bridge for Fallen Hero

Jan. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – On Dec. 21, 1969, a young man from Bedford County gave his life in the service of his country. On Jan. 13, 2019, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives approved legislation by Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) to dedicate a bridge for the young man, U.S. Army Ranger Sgt. David Leon Barber.

Gregory Honors War Hero with Bridge Naming

Jan. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG — The House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) to honor the legacy of Cpl. Donald L. Westley through naming a bridge in Blair County for the veteran fatally wounded in combat in December 1944.

Lawmakers Unveil Bipartisan Bills to Fight Medicaid Fraud and Abuse

Jan. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – To ensure taxpayer dollars are used to fund the priorities of Pennsylvanians and not being used fraudulently or misspent, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers joined Attorney General Josh Shapiro to unveil a comprehensive plan to guarantee funding is being used on the people who truly need assistance.

Ag Advocacy Groups Outline Priorities for Lawmakers, Causer Says

Jan. 09, 2020 /

HARRISBURG -- The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), gathered at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Wednesday to hear from leaders of five of the state’s agriculture advocacy organizations.

Murt Named Chair of Human Services Committee

Jan. 08, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has been appointed chairman of the House Human Services Committee by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny).

Turzai Appoints Murt, Day to New Committee Chairmanships

Jan. 07, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced today he has appointed Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery) to serve as chair of the Human Services Committee and Rep. Gary Day (R-Lehigh/Berks) as chair of the Aging and Older Adult Services Committee during the 2019-20 Legislative Session.

Guard Yourself Against Tax Identity Theft

Jan. 07, 2020 /

With everyone getting their financial papers together for their tax returns and working on cleaning out the clutter of 2019, I have once again introduced a House resolution to bring awareness to the crime of tax identity theft and what you can do to protect yourself.

Warner Bills Target Welfare Fraud, Abuse

Jan. 06, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Continuing his commitment to fighting welfare fraud and abuse, Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) has introduced two measures that would improve oversight of the use of Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards.