House ERE Committee to Consider Future Landfill Location and Operating Parameters

May. 20, 2022 /

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).

Committee to Consider Three Bills

May. 20, 2022 /

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.

Culver, House Committee to Consider Legislation Supporting Emergency Responders

May. 19, 2022 /

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.

Benninghoff: Halting Bridge Tolling Scheme is Right Move

May. 18, 2022 /

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:

Commonwealth Court Judge Halts PennDOT’s Tolling Plan

May. 18, 2022 /

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:

Grove Submits Testimony on Proposal to Subvert the General Assembly

May. 12, 2022 /

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.

Day Calls for Resignation of Acting Secretary of State for Encouraging Ballot Abuse

May. 11, 2022 /

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:

Grove Responds to Election Misinformation by Acting Secretary

May. 06, 2022 /

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:

Day Calls For Election Security Measures and Enforcement of Current Election Law

May. 05, 2022 /

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:

Wentling, Employers Applaud Passage of Tax Cut Bill

May. 03, 2022 /

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.

House Moves to Slash Taxes, Create More Economically Friendly Environment

Apr. 29, 2022 /

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: