HARRISBURG – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Crawford) announced his bill, which would create consistent guidelines in the Borough Code, overwhelmingly passed the House.
HARRISBURG – With the conclusion of Gov. Josh Shapiro’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Working Group, which endorsed some form of cap-and-trade program—though not specifically endorsing RGGI—House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) said that Pennsylvania energy policy should focus on making energy more affordable and stabilizing our energy grid:
HARRISBURG – House Republican Appropriations Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) expressed outrage that Secretary of the Budget, Uri Monson, has once again failed to perform the basic duties of his office.
HARRISBURG – Following in the footsteps of his predecessor, Gov. Josh Shapiro ignored the law and failed to declare Sept. 27 First Responders Day in Pennsylvania, Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) said today.
HARRISBURG – Seeking to preserve personal freedoms and individual liberties, Rep. Mike Cabell (R-Luzerne) has introduced legislation that would prohibit certain public transportation entities from implementing mask mandates or requiring proof of vaccination for services.
WARREN — Rep. Kathy L. Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest), Republican chair of the House Health Committee, voted against a bill that would require further regulations on public swimming pools and splash pads in Pennsylvania. House Bill 1565 would also replace the current one-time $10 fee for pool permits with a recurring annual fee of at least $100.
Several years ago, I joined my friend, fellow motorcycle enthusiast and former Rep. Harry Readshaw (D-Allegheny) on his annual Ride to Gettysburg to raise money for the Pennsylvania Gettysburg Monuments Fund.
HARRISBURG – In response to educators and school districts asking for more flexibility in providing educational opportunities for all Pennsylvania students, today the House unanimously approved legislation by Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Fulton) to change the instructional time requirement to 180 days or 990 secondary and 900 elementary hours.
HARRISBURG – As students struggle with the finances necessary to pursue their lifelong goals, House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) held a hearing to delve into the escalating expenses of higher education and options that will eliminate obstacles to opportunity.
HARRISBURG – Last week, Gov. Josh Shapiro announced his administration will start automatically registering anyone to vote who either obtains or renews their driver’s license or state I.D.
HARRISBURG – Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Josh Shapiro’s recent announcement regarding automatic voter registration:
HARRISBURG – In light of the governor’s recent announcement to implement an automatic voter registration when Commonwealth residents obtain or renew a PennDOT driver’s license or photo identification card, Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today called on the House to act on her bill to automatically interconnect all state agency data and information collection and services so that records match, government can operate more efficiently and citizens may get the most of the government for which they pay.
HARRISBURG – In response to Gov. Josh Shapiro’s mandate to automatically register voters at PennDOT driver license and photo centers, Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) released the following statement.
HARRISBURG- Reps. Kristin Marcell (R-Richboro) and KC Tomlinson (R-Bensalem) have co-sponsored legislation to require the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to prominently post information about suicide awareness and the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline in all state parks and forests throughout the Commonwealth.
By Reps. Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Martina White (R-Philadelphia) and Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford)
MCCLELLANDTOWN – This week, Gov. Josh Shapiro announced his administration will start automatically registering anyone to vote who either obtains or renews their driver’s license or state I.D.
HARRISBURG – With the support of area school superintendents, Rep. Eric Nelson (R-Westmoreland) and Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia), Republican Caucus Secretary, unveiled a plan to eliminate the annual Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) testing system used by public schools and replace it with benchmark testing technology.
HARRISBURG – This week, Gov. Josh Shapiro announced his administration will start automatically registering anyone to vote who either obtains or renews their driver’s license or state I.D.
HARRISBURG – Gov. Josh Shapiro announced Tuesday his administration is instituting an automatic voter registration system in Pennsylvania. Rep. Wendy Fink (R-Red Lion) voiced her concern about possible consequences of this action, and the way it erodes the power of the General Assembly.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jamie Flick (R-Lycoming/Union) issued the following statement on Gov. Josh Shapiro’s mandate to automatically register voters at PennDOT driver license and photo centers.