Quinn’s Medical Test Result Bill Signed by Governor

Oct. 25, 2018 /

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.

New Law Sponsored by Warner Will Save Lives

Oct. 24, 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.

Everett Applauds New Organ Donation Law

Oct. 23, 2018 /

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.

Governor to Sign Bloom Bill Honoring Fallen Cumberland County Marine

Oct. 22, 2018 /

Governor to Sign Bloom Bill Honoring Fallen Cumberland County Marine

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.

Two Lawrence Bills on Governor’s Desk for Approval

Oct. 22, 2018 /

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.

Cumberland County Veteran Honored in Tallman Legislation

Oct. 19, 2018 /

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.

Dowling’s Medical Assistance Reform Vetoed by Gov. Wolf

Oct. 19, 2018 /

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.

Knowles Bill to Punish Intimidating Camera Use in Courtrooms Goes to Governor

Oct. 18, 2018 /

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.