HARRISBURG—Legislation introduced by Rep. Alex Charlton (R-Delaware) to allow water and wastewater utilities to replace lateral pipelines leading to homes when there is a public health issue has been signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf.
HARRISBURG – Patients may get the results of their diagnostic imaging tests sooner under legislation that was signed by the governor on Wednesday, said Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks), sponsor of the proposal.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) today announced that his legislation to protect family assets has been signed into law by the governor as Act 113 of 2018.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) to expand availability of life-saving epinephrine auto-injectors and improve access to clinical trials for cancer patients has been signed into law.
HARRISBURG – The governor today signed into law legislation, authored by Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), to increase the income eligibility guidelines for the PACENET program, extending prescription drug coverage to more than 17,000 older Pennsylvanians.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (Lycoming/Union) today applauded the governor’s signing of Act 90 of 2018 (Senate Bill 180), legislation he advocated for which will provide more access to organ and tissue donation.
“Sue and I’s grandson had a heart transplant five years ago, and I have been a big proponent of this bill ever since,” said Everett.
HARRISBURG – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today criticized Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to veto House Bill 83.
HARRISBURG – Legislation designating a bridge on State Route 641 in Cumberland County as the Marine Lance Corporal Edward Rykoskey Memorial Bridge after a fallen Vietnam War hero is headed to the governor’s desk to be signed into law, said state Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland), who authored the bill.
HARRISBURG – Two bills authored by Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) advanced to the governor’s desk last week after passing the state Senate. Both pieces of legislation saw broad, bipartisan support in both chambers.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) that would better protect tow truck operators by authorizing the use of emergency lights to increase other drivers’ visibility was recently signed into law.
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by state Rep. Will Tallman (R-Cumberland/Adams) that would celebrate the life of a Cumberland County veteran who died in the line of duty awaits Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature following passage of Senate Bill 1156.
HARRISBURG – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) urged Gov. Tom Wolf to sign House Bill 83, which passed with bipartisan support in the House and Senate.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) was disappointed to learn that Gov. Tom Wolf chose to veto his Medical Assistance Work Requirements legislation, House Bill 2138, which would have aided Pennsylvanians on Medical Assistance in gaining their independence and rising out of poverty.
HARRISBURG – An estimated 17,000 additional Pennsylvanians could be eligible for prescription drug assistance from the state under legislation approved by the House and sent to the governor last week, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint).
HARRISBURG – The House unanimously passed a resolution authored by Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union), that designates the month of November 2018 as “Infant Safe Sleep Month” in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Dowling’s (R-Fayette/Somerset) House Bill 2138, which would require work or community engagement as a condition of eligibility for Medical Assistance for able-bodied recipients, has been passed by the Pennsylvania Senate and is headed to the governor’s desk for his signature.
HARRISBURG – Legislation by Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) to clarify language in federal guidelines for youth all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riders is heading to the governor’s desk to be signed into law.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) to establish a penalty for the unlawful use of a camera, recording device or any other electronic device in a courthouse facility (House Bill 149) was unanimously advanced by the Pennsylvania House on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG — As the 2017-18 legislation session wraps up, three major pieces of legislation, authored by Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), are headed to the governor’s desk to be signed into law, including measures to extend prescription drug coverage for seniors, protect pets left unattended in hot cars and enhance sentencing for certain DUI and vehicular crimes.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that will assist grandparents raising their grandchildren better access resources is one step away from becoming state law, according to Rep. Kathy Watson (R-Bucks/144th), who authored the proposal.