HARRISBURG – Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) joined fellow members of the House and Senators to listen to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal. In response to the governor’s $36.6 billion 2020-21 spending proposal, a $2.05 billion increase over the enacted current budget, Schmitt issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders reacted to the governor’s call to increase state spending by $2 billion for fiscal year 2020-21. The governor presented his $36 billion spending proposal today in front of a joint session of the General Assembly.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) issued the following statement regarding his budget priorities in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s annual budget address:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) today issued the following statement on Gov. Tom Wolf’s $36.06 billion budget proposal for fiscal year 2020-21:
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf’s $36.06 billion budget proposal for 2020-21 represents a dangerous increase of $2.05 billion over the previous year’s approved spending plan, according to Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland).
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal:
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf’s $36.06 billion budget proposal for 2020-21 represents a dangerous increase of $2.05 billion from the previous year’s approved spending plan, according to Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin).
HARRISBURG – As the governor spoke before the House and Senate elaborating on his ideas for this year’s state budget, Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne), member of the House Appropriations Committee, shared his perspective on the governor's proposed budget.
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf’s $36.06 billion budget proposal for 2020-21 represents a dangerous increase of $2.05 billion over the previous year’s approved spending plan, according to Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling issued the following statement regarding his budget priorities in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s annual budget address:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Eric Nelson (R-Hempfield) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s $36.06 billion budget proposal:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) today joined his House and Senate colleagues for a joint session of the General Assembly to hear Gov. Tom Wolf outline his budget proposal for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
HARRISBURG – Today, legislation drafted by Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) to honor a local veteran by naming a portion of U.S. Route 219 after him received unanimous support from the House Transportation Committee.
HARRISBURG – To ensure that people filling important statewide positions are focused on the job rather than pursuit of another opportunity, Rep. Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) has introduced legislation that would bar people holding important, non-partisan offices from using those positions as an election platform.
HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders today agreed with some of the findings of the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee’s (LBFC) year-long study into the medical malpractice venue issue but were disappointed that the bipartisan, bicameral committee stopped short in asking for the state’s highest court to abandon its proposal to revoke the current venue rule.
MEDIA – Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) is pushing his colleagues to take up Senate Bill 773, which recently was approved in a bipartisan fashion by the Senate.
HARRISBURG— Building on what she learned at the Safe Schools seminar in January, Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) will host a hearing about how schools can better identify and treat kids with mental health needs.
DOVER – A recent article by SpotLight PA revealed the Office of State Inspector General wasted $160,000 in taxpayer money on pistols, ammunition and other equipment for its investigators. However, the investigators are not legally allowed to carry firearms, so the $160,000 worth of guns and accessories are left to sit unused. In response to this grave misspending of taxpayer dollars, Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover), chairman of the House Oversight Committee, issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) joined state and local officials from across the country today for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) signing at the White House with President Donald J. Trump. He issued the following statement after the signing:
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania State Senate passed Senate Bill 906 on concurrence Monday. The legislation, sponsored by Sen. John Yudichak (I-14), would halt the planned closures by the Department of Human Services of the White Haven and Polk state centers. The bill now goes to Gov. Tom Wolf, who is likely to veto the measure.