Twardzik Bill to Provide Secure Health Care ID Badges Now Law

Jul. 11, 2022 /

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.?

White, Kail Praise Appointments to House Select Committee on Law and Order

Jul. 11, 2022 /

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.

Fiscally Responsible State Budget Passes, Bonner Says

Jul. 11, 2022 /

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.

Speaker Names Committee to Investigate Rising Crime Rates

Jul. 11, 2022 /

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.

Ecker Issues Statement on Responsible Budget

Jul. 11, 2022 /

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:

Budget Paves Successful Path for PA, Cutler Says

Jul. 08, 2022 / Press Release

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.

Mako Votes in Favor of State Budget

Jul. 08, 2022 / Press Release

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:

Gaydos Supports Constitutional Amendments,

Jul. 08, 2022 / Press Release

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.