Marcell, Friel Applaud PA 529 Tax Credit Bill Being Incorporated into Recently Passed Tax Code, Offering Significant Benefits to Families and Employers

Jul. 17, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – The 529 tax credit, originally House Bill 1745 and co-prime sponsored by state Reps. Kristin Marcell (R-Bucks) and Paul Friel (D-Chester), has been successfully incorporated into the recently signed Tax Code by Gov. Josh Shapiro. This new tax credit incentivizes employers to contribute to their employees' PA 529 College and Career Savings Program accounts, providing substantial benefits to families across Pennsylvania and supporting workforce development.

Rapp Announces Budget Deal Past Deadline

Jul. 12, 2024 /

HARRISBURG — Rep. Kathy L. Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) issued this statement following the House passage of a General Appropriations bill for the 2024-25 fiscal year:

Lawrence, Policy Committee Host Hearing on Big Elk Creek State Park

Jul. 12, 2024 /

WEST GROVE–Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester) and the Pennsylvania House Republican Policy Committee, led by Vice Chairman Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland), held a hearing on Tuesday regarding potential development of Big Elk Creek State Park by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR.) More than 160 members of the community attended the hearing at the new Avon Grove High School in Jennersville.

Democrats Turn Their Backs on Homeowners, Says Scheuren

Jul. 12, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Donna Scheuren (R-Montgomery) today criticized House Democrats for tabling her amendments to Senate Bill 1236 earlier this week, which would have created strong, anti-squatter legislation.

Borowicz A ‘No’ Vote as State Budget Passes House

Jul. 12, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (R-Clinton/Union) voted against the 2024-25 state budget bill Thursday, saying the $47.6 billion plan is a $2.7 billion, or 6%, increase over the prior fiscal year.

Causer Votes ‘No’ on State Budget

Jul. 11, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) issued the following statement Thursday in response to House passage of a $47.6 billion state budget for the 2024-25 fiscal year: