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James, Policy Committee Host Hearing on Brine Spreading

Jul. 25, 2024 /

TITUSVILLE—Today, Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Crawford) and the House Republican Policy Committee, led by Chairman Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), convened a hearing to discuss the practical uses of brine, a concentrated solution of water and salt that comes from oil and gas wells. For over 150 years, brine is spread on unpaved roads to suppress dust as well as on icy roads in the winter.

York County Fire and EMS Roundtable Offers Solutions to Help First Responders

Jul. 24, 2024 /

YORK – Representative Seth Grove (R-York) hosted a bipartisan roundtable with members of the York County Delegation to discuss Fire/EMS issues facing the Commonwealth and York County. Present for the roundtable were State Representatives Wendy Fink (R-York), Carol Hill-Evans (D-York), and Kate Klunk (R-York).

Cook, Policy Committee Host Hearing Hundreds of Feet Underground on Positive Impacts of Coal

Jul. 24, 2024 /

SYCAMORE—Today, Rep. Bud Cook (R-Greene/Washington) and the House Republican Policy Committee, led by Chairman Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), convened a hearing to discuss the economic benefits of coal, the most abundant fossil fuel on the planet. Unlike any other, this hearing took place hundreds of feet underground in the Harvey mine, where bituminous coal mining has taken place for over 150 years.

Watro Named to House Agent Orange Task Force

Jul. 23, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Dane Watro (R-Luzerne) today announced he has been appointed to serve on the Pennsylvania Task Force on Agent Orange and Other Toxins in the House of Representatives by Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster). The task force was created earlier this year with the unanimous adoption of a bipartisan House resolution of which Watro was a co-sponsor.

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