Marcell, White and Mercuri Call Out House Democrats Inaction to Combat Antisemitism

Jun. 24, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Today, Reps. Kristin Marcell (R-Bucks), Martina White (R-Philadelphia), and Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) held a press conference to announce a discharge resolution for House Bill 1986. The resolution is in response to the Democratic majority’s failure to advance any legislation to address the rise of antisemitic actions and confrontations that have been occurring on college campuses and in Pennsylvania communities. While several legislators have introduced legislation to counter antisemitism, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has failed to take a sufficiently clear stance on this issue.

Mihalek, Policy Committee Host Final Hearing in Series on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 21, 2024 /

BETHEL PARK— Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) and the House Republican Policy Committee, led by Chairman Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), convened the final hearing in a series to discuss House Bill 2388, the House Republican tax cut bill that would return $3 billion to the people of Pennsylvania by reducing the Personal Income Tax (PIT) rate from 3.07% to 2.8% and eliminating the Gross Receipts Tax on electric bills.

Rigby, Policy Committee Host Fourth in Series of Hearings on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 21, 2024 /

LORETTO—Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) and the House Republican Policy Committee, led by Chairman Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), convened the fourth in a series of hearings to discuss House Bill 2388, the House Republican tax cut bill that would return $3 billion to the people of Pennsylvania by reducing the Personal Income Tax (PIT) rate from 3.07% to 2.8% and eliminating the Gross Receipts Tax on electric bills.

House GOP Policy Committee to Hold Hearing in Cambria County on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 18, 2024 /

WHAT: House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) and other lawmakers will host the fourth in a series of hearings titled “Historic Tax Cuts” to discuss the House Republican tax cut plan (House Bill 2388) that would reduce the Personal Income Tax and eliminate the Gross Receipts Tax on electricity.

Scheuren, Policy Committee Host Third in Series of Hearings on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 18, 2024 /

HARLEYSVILLE—Today, Rep. Donna Scheuren (R-Montgomery) and the House Republican Policy Committee, led by Chairman Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), convened the third hearing in a series to discuss the House Republican tax cut bill (House Bill 2388) that would return $3 billion to the people of Pennsylvania by reducing the Personal Income Tax (PIT) rate from 3.07% to 2.8% and eliminating the Gross Receipts Tax on electric bills. The hearing also addressed the Democrats’ Basic Education Funding Commission (BEFC) report, which fails to adequately support students, and places an undue burden on citizens.

Watro, Policy Committee Hosts Second in Series of Hearings on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 18, 2024 /

HAZLETON—Rep. Dane Watro (R- Luzerne/Schuylkill) and the House Republican Policy Committee, led by Chairman Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), convened the second hearing in a series to discuss the House Republican tax cut bill (House Bill 2388) that would return $3 billion to the people of Pennsylvania by reducing the Personal Income Tax (PIT) rate from 3.07% to 2.8% and eliminating the Gross Receipts Tax on electric bills.

House GOP Policy Committee to Hold Hearing in Allegheny County on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 18, 2024 /

WHAT: House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) and other lawmakers will host the fifth in a series of hearings titled “Historic Tax Cuts” to discuss the House Republican tax cut plan (House Bill 2388) that would reduce the Personal Income Tax and eliminate the Gross Receipts Tax on electricity.

Ryncavage, Policy Committee Host Hearing on Democrat Education Funding Scheme

Jun. 18, 2024 /

MOUNTAIN TOP—Last week, Rep. Alec Ryncavage (R-Luzerne) and the House Republican Policy Committee, led by Chairman Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), convened a hearing at Crestwood High School to discuss the Democrats’ Basic Education Funding Commission (BEFC) report and how it fails to adequately support students and places an undue burden on citizens. House Bill 2370, the education funding plan that narrowly passed the House, also was discussed.

House GOP Policy Committee to Host Hearing in Montgomery County on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 17, 2024 /

House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Donna Scheuren (R-Montgomery) and other lawmakers will host the third hearing in the “Historic Tax Cuts” series titled “The Benefit of Republican Tax Cuts;, the Detriment of Democrat Property Tax Hikes” to discuss the House Republican tax cut plan (House Bill 2388) that would reduce the Personal Income Tax and eliminate the Gross Receipts Tax on electricity. The hearing will also address the Democrats’ Basic Education Funding Commission (BEFC) report, which fails to adequately support students, and places an undue burden on citizens.

Rapp Votes to Support Independent Pharmacies, Rein in PBMs

Jun. 12, 2024 /

HARRISBURG — Rep. Kathy L. Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest), Republican chair of the House Health Committee, announced the committee unanimously approved a bill that would give the Commonwealth more oversight over Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). The measure would also limit or ban several practices by PBMs that harm independent pharmacies.

House GOP Policy Committee to Hold Hearing in Luzerne County on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 12, 2024 /

WHAT: House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Dane Watro (R-Luzerne/Schuylkill) and other lawmakers will host the second in a series of hearings titled “Historic Tax Cuts” to discuss the House Republican tax cut plan (House Bill 2388) that would reduce the Personal Income Tax and eliminate the Gross Receipts Tax on electricity.