HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement in response to Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner’s letter to the House Select Committee on Restoring Law and Order:
HARRISBURG – With the 2021-22 Legislative Session winding down, Reps. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) and Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) are encouraged by Senate committee passage of several bills in the creeks and streams maintenance package they have been working on for the past year.
HARRISBURG – In response to the Chester County Board of Elections agreeing to use improved mail-in ballot drop box policies, Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover), chairman of the House State Government Committee, issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – A newly-introduced bill from Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) would require new smartphones and tablets activated in Pennsylvania to have a filter enabled to prevent children from accessing pornography online.
WHAT: Rep. Ann Flood (R-Northampton) is hosting a Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Authority (PHEAA) seminar regarding higher education. Attendees will receive information on higher education and financial planning.
WHAT: Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) will be hosting a state House Majority Policy Committee hearing on reducing crime. The theme of the hearing, “It Stops Here: Taking Action to Protect Pennsylvania from Increasing Crime,” will focus on solutions to improve public safety in Bucks County and across the state.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) yesterday accepted the Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association (RCPA) Legislative Leadership Award for his continued legislative commitment to human services.
HARRISBURG – The House Judiciary Committee held a public hearing Wednesday on a bill sponsored by Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon), which would streamline the process for individuals wrongly convicted of felony crimes and incarcerated to seek compensation.
HARRISBURG – In response to Acting Pennsylvania Secretary of State Leigh Chapman decision to not follow the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on undated ballots, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), chairman of the House State Government Committee, issued the following statement:
GROVE CITY – The emergency medical services (EMS) crisis is sweeping the Commonwealth. Reps. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) and Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) brought emergency responders and health care professionals together to testify before the House Majority Policy Committee on the issues they face.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) issued the following statement of condolence following the death of state Rep. Tony DeLuca (D-Allegheny): “I am saddened over the news of the passing of my friend, Rep. Tony DeLuca. In the years we served together in the Pennsylvania House, I always enjoyed his light-hearted manner and respected his thoughtful approach to legislating."
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement upon learning of the passing of Rep. Tony DeLuca (D-Allegheny): “Our chamber will not be the same when we reconvene for session. Rep. DeLuca was not just our longest serving current member, but one of the most revered and respected by his colleagues and all Pennsylvanians.
WHAT: Reps. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) and Parke Wentling (R-Mercer/Crawford/Erie/Lawrence) will host the House Majority Policy Committee for a hearing on the EMS crisis Pennsylvania is facing. The committee will receive testimony concerning funding problems, staffing shortages, delayed response times, quality of care issues and the future path of the ambulance service in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) is now a member of the Legislative Task Force and Advisory Committee on the Delivery of State Services Relating to Autism, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The appointment was made by Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster).
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement upon learning of the passing of Chief Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Max Baer.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) issued the following statement of condolence following the death of Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice Max Baer.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) that would focus on the parole process for violent offenders was vetoed today by Gov. Tom Wolf.
HARRISBURG – The members of the House Select Committee on Restoring Order who attended the committee’s first two hearings released the following statements Friday:
WHAT: Hearings being held by the Pennsylvania House Select Committee on Restoring Law and Order.
HARRISBURG – The House State Government Committee announced on Tuesday that a vote has been scheduled for Oct. 26 on House Bill 1369, which would open Pennsylvania primary elections to independent voters.