STATE COLLEGE – Developing the critical mineral and rare earth element industry in the Commonwealth would boost national security, minimize supply chain disruptions, create jobs and clean up the environment, members of the House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), were told Tuesday during a hearing at Penn State University.
All too often, students about to embark on the next chapter of education receive a breakdown of their college bill only to find scholarship money they received from community organizations had been deducted from their financial aid package from their chosen school.
LUZERNE – State Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) today applauded the state Department of Labor and Industry’s announcement that significantly and non-significantly disabled individuals seeking vocational rehabilitation services will no longer be on a waitlist for assistance.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (R-Clinton) and 19 state House Republican lawmakers are officially calling for acting Pennsylvania Education Secretary Eric Hagarty’s resignation unless he takes immediate action to reverse Gender Theory Student Indoctrination from taking hold in K-12 public schools.
HARRISBURG—As murders in Philadelphia begin running ahead of 2021, Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) praised the House Select Committee on Restoring Law and Order for issuing its first subpoenas in its investigation.
HARRISBURG – Working to ensure no child loses their health care coverage through the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Rep. Milou Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton) is pleased to announce that her proposal addressing CHIP payments is included in this year’s state budget.
HARRISBURG – Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster), chairman of the House Select Committee on Restoring Law and Order, released the following statement earlier today regarding the issuance of subpoenas:
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), who has spearheaded the fight against PennDOT’s ill-fated, nine-bridge tolling plan, today expressed satisfaction in PennDOT’s decision to not appeal a Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruling that found the agency has no authority to toll the bridges.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement in response to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling on the mail-in voting provisions of Act 77 of 2019:
HARRISBURG -- In response to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling regarding mail-in voting, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), chairman of the House State Government Committee, issued the following statement:
In January of 2021, we stood in Pennsylvania’s Capitol to announce the formation of an Economic Recovery Task Force that would inform the Commonwealth’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
HARRISBURG – Last week, PennDOT implemented an idea first proposed by Rep. Jason Silvis (R-Westmoreland/Armstrong/Indiana) to bring the disability parking placard renewal process into the 21st century.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) was the representative of state government in our country to travel to Washington DC Wednesday and participate in a congressional roundtable discussion that examined election integrity.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus Leaders Wednesday sent a letter to the heads of the University of Pittsburgh, Penn State University, Temple University and Lincoln University encouraging each institution to roll back announced plans to increase tuition and fees for the upcoming academic year.
HARRISBURG – Filling job vacancies is a challenge in many lines of work. State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) has a solution when it comes to bringing new police officers on board in some of Pennsylvania’s smaller municipalities.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) was recently presented with the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) Champion of Public Education award.
HARRISBURG – In response to the Department of State finally certifying 2022 Primary Election results from 64 out of 67 counties, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), chairman of the House State Government Committee, issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG — This week PennDOT offered a settlement to Bridgeville Borough and South Fayette and Collier townships in a lawsuit the three won against PennDOT related to its bridge tolling scheme. If accepted, PennDOT promised to not appeal the municipalities’ victory to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, said Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) has introduced House Resolution 222, which would direct the Joint State Government Commission to establish an advisory committee to conduct a comprehensive review of state laws, regulations and procedures that are impeding the supply chain and driving up costs for consumers.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that will help increase the number of orphan wells being plugged in the Commonwealth is now law, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), prime sponsor of the measure.