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.
HARRISBURG – With Monday’s unanimous passage of House Bill 1393, state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) is pleased to see his effort to address Pennsylvania’s drug overdose epidemic take another step in the legislative process.
WHAT: As part of the House impeachment investigation, families and business owners impacted by crime in Philadelphia will discuss how District Attorney Larry Krasner’s failure to prosecute gun crime has impacted their lives.
WHAT: The House State Government Committee will meet Wednesday to take up the following bills:
WHAT: Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) will chair a meeting of the House Gaming Oversight Committee in which Senate Bill 1159 will undergo a vote. The bill would amend the Local Option Small Games of Chance Act to provide for an extension of the distribution of proceeds until Dec. 31, 2022.
HARRISBURG – Reps. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) and Joe Hamm (R-Lycoming/Union) have been appointed to serve on the powerful House Judiciary Committee by Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster).
Editorial by Rep. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland)
WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee will hold its fourth and final hearing about inflation, this time focusing on long-term solutions to rising costs. Testifiers will discuss how tax and regulatory relief can lower costs for consumers, drive investment in the Commonwealth and create economic growth.
WHAT: The House Education Committee, chaired by Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), will hold a voting meeting to consider two proposals on a variety of education topics. They include measures that would establish the state-related university performance-based funding incentive (House Bill 2619) and allow for the advanced enrollment of military children (House Bill 1813).
HARRISBURG - Legislation authored by state Rep. Sheryl M. Delozier (R-Cumberland) that would allow Pennsylvania to come into compliance with future federal regulations on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and allow the use of refrigerants by the Uniform Construction Code (UCC) unanimously passed the House Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to award members, civilian and military, of foreign nations has passed the state House, said Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks), who authored the measure.