HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik’s (R-Schuylkill) bill to provide more secure health care ID badges was signed into law today by Gov. Tom Wolf. House Bill 2604 amends the Health Care Facilities Act (HCFA) requirements regarding photo identification badges in health care facilities.?
HARRISBURG—Reps. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) and Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) today praised the formation of the House Select Committee on Restoring Law and Order, an investigative select committee that will recommend remedies—including possible impeachment and potential policy changes due to local officials refusing to enforce state law in Philadelphia.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) has announced the passing of a fiscally responsible and strong bi-partisan $42.8 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23, which he supported. This budget ensures that there will be no tax increases or new taxes. Overall, it represents a 2.9% increase in spending over the prior fiscal year.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to protect older Pennsylvanians, authored by Rep. Carrie Lewis DelRosso (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland), has earned the approval of the House, Senate and Gov. Tom Wolf.
HARRISBURG – Recognizing that skyrocketing crime rates in Philadelphia must be addressed, Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) named the members of a newly established select committee tasked with investigating the problems plaguing the city, including whether local prosecutors are appropriately performing their duties in prosecuting violent crime and offenses such as illegal possession of firearms.
HARRISBURG – In response to the House of Representatives approving a spending plan for fiscal year 2022-23, Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) today issued the following statement in response to the House approving a $42.8 billion Fiscal Year 2022-23 state budget on Thursday:
BRIDGEVILLE – As part of the 2022-23 state budget, the Education Code recently enacted includes six proposals pushed by Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Eric Nelson (R-Westmoreland) issued the below statement following the passage of legislation to finalize the 2022-23 budget.
HARRISBURG — PA House Health Committee Majority Chair Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/ Forest) today congratulated her House and Senate colleagues for advancing the “Life” Amendment (Senate Bill 106) which proposes to amend the state Constitution to clarify that abortion and taxpayer-funded abortions are not constitutional rights.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) Friday applauded recent action taken by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to take significant action to deliver on election integrity.
HARRISBURG – Keeping a promise to protect Pennsylvanians today and in the future, Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) supported, and helped craft, a state budget that makes historic investments to move the state forward while ensuring there will be no need for tax increases going forward.
HARRISBURG — Rep. Zach Mako (R-Lehigh/Northampton) joined his colleagues in approving a $42.8 billion Fiscal Year 2022-23 state budget on Thursday. He issued the following statement in response:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today voted with a majority of her House and Senate colleagues to advance proposed constitutional amendments outlined in Senate Bill 106 which would let the voters – not the politicians – decide on several very important issues in the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – The General Assembly moved forward with two election reform measures, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), chairman of the House State Government Committee, announced.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) announced today the House advanced several proposed constitutional amendments, which include restoring the balance of elections in the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) issued the below statement following the passage of legislation to finalize the 2022-23 budget.
HARRISBURG – PA House Majority Caucus Chairman (R-Westmoreland) issued the below statement following the passage of legislation to finalize the 2022-23 budget.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland), Martina White (R-Philadelphia), Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny), Stephanie Borowicz (R-Clinton/Centre) and Dawn Keefer (R-York) issued the following statement following Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of House Bill 972, the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act:
HARRISBURG – Friday’s injunction issued by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania which halts Gov. Tom Wolf’s desire to enroll Pennsylvania in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is welcome news to state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana).