WHAT: PA House Environmental Resources and Energy (ERE) Committee Majority Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) will convene an informational meeting to receive input on the benefits or impacts of establishing population density or setback restrictions regarding where landfills can open and operate within the Commonwealth (House Bills 2338 and 2339).
WHAT: The House Education Committee, chaired by Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), will hold a voting meeting to consider three proposals on a variety of education topics.
CARLISLE – PA State Rep. Barbara Gleim (R-Middlesex Township) has been named “State Legislator of the Month” by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
Since 2015, first-time voters showing up at a polling place have been required to show identification to vote.
HARRISBURG – This week, the men and women who are there for us in our time of need are being recognized as part of National EMS Week. State Rep. Lynda Culver (R-Northumberland/Snyder) and some of her House colleagues will follow up next week by voting a key piece of legislation that would offer financial support for those same emergency responders.
HARRISBURG – After Commonwealth Court Judge Ellen Ceisler placed an injunction on the continuation of the Wolf administration’s bridge tolling plan, Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) made the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) issued the following statement after the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court issued a temporary injunction halting the tolling of nine bridges across Pennsylvania:
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Judge Ellen Ceisler today issued a preliminary injunction ordering PennDOT to stop its work related to its plan to toll nine bridges throughout the Commonwealth until the full court can render a decision. In response, Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf’s desire to pursue funding for a regional clean hydrogen hub falls right in line with the Energy Sustainability and Investment Act proposed by state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana).
HARRISBURG – As the Independent Regulatory Review Commission prepares to rule on the Human Relations Commission’s (PHRC) proposal to define sex, race and religious creed under the Pennsylvania Human Relation Act (PHRA) and the Pennsylvania Fair Education Opportunities Act, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) noted in his written testimony that the proposal circumvents the Legislature.
HARRISBURG –Rep. Gary Day (R-Berks/Lehigh) is calling for the resignation of the Wolf Administration’s Acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman for utilizing the authority of her position to discourage the enforcement of Pennsylvania election law, which can be perceived as encouraging election fraud. He issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Following a recent investigative report in the Philadelphia Inquirer that found dozens of mail-in ballots had been sent to a single P.O. box in a Philadelphia post office, in most cases without the voter’s knowledge, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), chairman of the House State Government Committee, issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Following Acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman’s false claim of Lehigh County detectives at drop-box locations to make sure a voter casts only one ballot would intimidate voters, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), chairman of the House State Government Committee, issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG- Rep. Gary Day (R-Lehigh/Berks) today issued the following statement in response to Acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman’s concerns about Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin’s plan to have detectives watching ballot drop-boxes to make sure individuals do not drop off multiple ballots at the polls:
The roller coaster economy our small businesses have endured started with mandated economic shutdowns and has been slow to recover.
HARRISBURG – In an effort to boost job creation and our state’s economy, Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) was proud to join an overwhelming majority of his colleagues in passing legislation last week that would reduce the Corporate Net Income Tax (CNIT) rate and provide additional tax relief to job creators.
HARRISBURG- Rep. Gary Day (R-Lehigh/Berks) today announced he will be introducing legislation to allow volunteer firefighters access to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Cooperative Purchasing Program (COSTARS).
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today issued the following statement regarding PennDOT’s most recent egregious behavior related its Public Private Partnership (P3) tolling plan:
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by State Rep. Joe Hamm (R-Lycoming/Union) that would help emergency responders answer calls has passed the House unanimously.
HARRISBURG – During session this week, the House moved with bipartisan support to slash Pennsylvania’s Corporate Net Income Tax (CNIT). In response, the York County House Republican delegation, consisting of House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover), Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Mike Jones (R-York Township), issued the following statement: