HARRISBURG – Rep. Marci Mustello (R-Butler) issued the following statement in response to today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that overturns Roe v. Wade, allowing states to decide abortion law.
It cannot be doubted that the issues facing our national economy are having a negative impact on every single Pennsylvania household.
HARRISBURG - The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade, a 1973 decision that struck down a Texas statute banning abortion, effectively legalizing the procedure across the country. Since that has been overruled, decisions regarding the legality of abortion procedures will be up to individual states to determine and regulate. State Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) weighed in on what that could mean for Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) issued the following statement on the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization:
HARRISBURG – Sponsored by House Environmental Resources and Energy (ERE) Committee Majority Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler), a resolution urging Congress to fund measures to protect the power grid of the United States from electromagnetic pulse (EMPs) attacks and solar flares was reported out of the ERE Committee on Thursday.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) today introduced legislation to improve access to mental health care in Pennsylvania through the Collaborative Care Model, an integrated care model that can deliver timely psychiatric care in the primary care setting.
HARRISBURG — Sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/ Forest), legislation seeking to protect landowners and high-valued farmlands against long-term liabilities associated with wind and solar energy development was approved 121-79 by the Pennsylvania House on Tuesday.
HARRISBURG, PA – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) extending Good Samaritan protections for the use of new opioid overdose reversal drugs in advance of their anticipated approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
HARRISBURG – To address the problem of abandoned vehicles at auto auctions, the House today approved legislation by Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Altoona).
HARRISBURG – The House today moved to restore checks and balances on the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) when it approved House Bill 2649, Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) said.
HARRISBURG—In an emotional press conference at the Capitol, victims of Philadelphia’s rising murder and crime rates gathered to share their stories with legislators who are assembling Articles of Impeachment against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would streamline the Administrative Code by removing references to two terminated entities passed the House according to the bill’s sponsor, Rep. Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming).
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Cutler) issued the following statement after he was featured in an opening statement video played at today’s U.S. House Select Committee investigating the events leading up to Jan. 6, 2021:
WHAT: The House State Government Committee will meet Wednesday to take up the following bill:
HARRISBURG – Lowering costs for consumers and growing the state’s economy will require significant changes to tax and regulatory policies in the Commonwealth, members of the House Majority Policy Committee were told on Tuesday.
WHAT: Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) will hold a press conference to discuss her legislation to expand the use of Collaborative Care Model of treatment to help patients in a mental health crisis.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) wants in-state workers to have the first opportunity to solve a decades-old environmental problem.
HARRISBURG – The state House this week approved two measures authored by Rep. Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks), including legislation to create an exception to reporting identifying information in sexual assault cases and conduct a study on establishing a rape kit tracking system and legislation to simplify the certification process for career and technical instructors.
HARRISBURG – The state House on Monday approved legislation that would help increase the number of orphan wells being plugged in the Commonwealth, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), prime sponsor of the measure.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) has been appointed to serve as a member of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee.