Delozier to Participate in Panel Discussion in D.C. on Clean Slate

Dec. 03, 2018 /

WHAT: Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) will join Gov. Tom Wolf and John Wetzel, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, in a panel discussion on Pennsylvania’s new clean slate law, as part of “Criminal Justice Reform, The Road Ahead,” sponsored by The Washington Post. Delozier authored Act 56 of 2018, which made Pennsylvania the first state in the nation to seal nonviolent criminal records after a decade.

Report Highlights Need for Action to Rescue PA Fire, Emergency Services, Causer Says

Nov. 30, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – With fire and ambulance services continuing to struggle locally and across the Commonwealth, a 39-member commission that included lawmakers and representatives of statewide fire and EMS organizations released a detailed report and recommendations for action at the Capitol this week, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint).

Farry: Fire and EMS Commission Unveils Recommendations for Fire/EMS Community

Nov. 28, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – The Senate Resolution 6 (SR6) Commission today unveiled its final report featuring 92 concepts incorporated into 27 recommendations to address challenges faced by the fire and EMS community, said Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), co-chair of the House Firefighters and Emergency Services Caucus and member of the commission.

Farry: Fire and EMS Commission Unveils Recommendations for Fire/EMS Community

Nov. 28, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – The Senate Resolution 6 (SR6) Commission today unveiled its final report featuring 92 concepts incorporated into 27 recommendations to address challenges faced by the fire and EMS community, said Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), co-chair of the House Firefighters and Emergency Services Caucus and member of the commission.

Barrar, Fire and EMS Commission to Unveil Final Report

Nov. 26, 2018 /

WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) and Sen. Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny), co-chairmen of the Senate Resolution 6 Commission, and other members of the commission will unveil its final report and discuss implementation of the concepts it contains.

Stephens, Murt Announce PFAS Action Team Meeting Will be Webcast

Nov. 21, 2018 /

HARRISBURG—Reps. Tod Stephens (R-Montgomery) and Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) announced that the Wolf administration will hold a public hearing in Harrisburg to share information about perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and to receive input from representatives of government, industry and advocacy groups.

Bleak IFO Report is Proof of Need for Ryan’s Financial Rescue Plan

Nov. 16, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) today said voters and policymakers in Pennsylvania need to face the fact that the Keystone State’s fiscal outlook will lead to higher taxes and reduced services unless drastic measures are taken – and soon.

O’Neill Distressed Neighborhoods Assistance Legislation Becomes Law

Nov. 15, 2018 /

Gov. Tom Wolf held a ceremonial bill signing Tuesday for legislation, authored by Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks), which expands the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP). Created in 1967, the NAP incentivizes businesses to invest in affordable housing programs, community services, crime prevention, education, job training or neighborhood assistance.

York County Republican Delegation Pleased with Appropriations Chair and House Leader Choices

Nov. 14, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Members of the York County Republican Delegation to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, which consists of Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) and Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), today praised the selection of Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) to serve as the new House Majority Leader and the choice of their colleagues to retain Rep. Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) as the House Appropriations Chairman.

Re-Elected House Republican Majority Chooses 2019-20 Leadership Team

Nov. 13, 2018 /

Re-Elected House Republican Majority Chooses  2019-20 Leadership Team

The 110 members of the incoming Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus today once again elected Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) as their choice for speaker of the House and chose Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) as the new majority leader for the upcoming 2019-20 legislative session.

Heffley Introduces Bill to Provide Recovering Drug Addicts with a Next Step

Nov. 13, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – In his continuing effort to address Pennsylvania’s drug crisis with effective legislation, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) has introduced a proposal that would provide drug addicts with a logical next step for recovery. House Bill 2727 would establish a statewide program to ensure drug overdose survivors receive treatment after they are released from the hospital.

Rothman to Celebrate New Autonomous Vehicle Law

Nov. 13, 2018 /

WHAT: Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) will be joined by Automated Vehicle Coalition members who called for legislation allowing automated work zone vehicles and for the platooning of motor carrier vehicles in Pennsylvania. PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards will also be present.

Oberlander Selected as First Woman to Chair House GOP Policy Committee

Nov. 13, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) will continue her strong advocacy of rural issues and the 63rd District by advancing within the leadership ranks of the House Republican Caucus in Harrisburg, as she was elected today to serve as chairman of the House Majority Policy Committee.