HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) that would increase the amount of money dedicated to online firefighter training has unanimously passed the House as part of a consolidated effort to expand support for emergency responders.
HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders and committee chairs Wednesday held a press conference detailing a session of successful regulatory reform and elimination efforts as the caucus endeavored to ensure government is done right.
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by state Rep. David H. Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) that would restore contracting opportunities for small, veteran-owned businesses passed the House today.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) announced his bill to spur job creation and encourage capital investment in Pennsylvania, unanimously passed the House on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ann Flood (R-Northampton) today applauded House passage of her bill that would fix communication loopholes that are placing senior citizens at risk of elder abuse in long-term care facilities across the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG — The House today passed a resolution authored by Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (LBFC) to compare PennDOT’s practices in maintaining and completing infrastructure projects to other similar states.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to support incarcerated women has earned House approval. Rep. Lori Mizgorski (R-Allegheny) authored House Bill 1419, with the help of Reps. Mike Jones (R-York), Morgan Cephas (D-Philadelphia) and Tina Davis (D-Bucks).
HARRISBURG – Citing the serious threat posed to wildlife, livestock and pets by balloon litter, a group of lawmakers and animal advocates gathered at the state Capitol Wednesday to highlight the need for legislation to prohibit intentional balloon releases in the Commonwealth.
WHAT: Rep. Marci Mustello (R-Butler) will be joined by fellow lawmakers and animal advocates to discuss legislation, sponsored by Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset), to prohibit intentional balloon releases and raise awareness of the threat they pose to wildlife, livestock and companion animals.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) announced today that his legislation, which focuses on the parole process for violent offenders, is on its way to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk.
HARRISBURG – Surrounded by legislative supporters, parents and students, Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (R-Clinton) officially introduced her Parental Bill of Rights legislation (House Bill 2813) during a news conference held in the state Capitol rotunda.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today announced that the House of Representatives unanimously approved voter roll integrity legislation he sponsored.
WHAT: Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), chairwoman of the House Urban Affairs Committee, will host a policy hearing to receive testimony on Northeastern Pennsylvania, and other areas of the Commonwealth, which continue to experience a limited market for attainable and affordable housing.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to combat cybercrime within Pennsylvania’s insurance industry and help protect consumers passed unanimously in the House of Representatives on Monday, said Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), prime sponsor of the measure.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Indiana/Butler) and Rep. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) today announced Major has been chosen to chair the House Second Amendment Caucus for the remainder of the 2021-22 Legislative Session.
WHAT: Press conference discussing the session-long success of the House Republican Caucus in limiting the size and scope of government through regulatory reform.
WHAT: Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), chairman of the House Education Committee, will hold an informational meeting regarding House Bill 2074, sponsored by Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana). The legislation would give visiting teams and their local broadcasters in high school athletic competitions the same rights to broadcast, stream and provide telegraphic play-by-play accounts as the home team.
CAMP HILL –In partnership with the Department of Corrections (DOC), the Criminal Justice Reform Caucus (CJRC) jointly hosted a special event today highlighting the challenges individuals face when reentering society from prison. Participants completed a Reentry Simulation Program to experience common life situations, according to caucus co-chair, Rep. Sheryl M. Delozier (R-Cumberland).
WHAT: House Environmental Resources and Energy (ERE) Committee Majority Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) will convene a public hearing focusing on Wellhead to Stovetop – Conveying Energy in Pennsylvania.
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