Zimmerman Legislation Makes Pennsylvania More Business Friendly

Jun. 07, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s reputation for failing to be welcoming toward out-of-state businesses would improve under legislation authored by state Rep. Dave Zimmerman, whose House Bill 565 was passed unanimously Wednesday by the House Professional Licensure Committee.

Heffley Opposes Overspending in Proposed Budget

Jun. 07, 2023 /

HARRISBURG — House Democrats are continuing to push for massive spending increases with taxpayer dollars and ignoring the economic challenges of working-class households, says Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon).

Energy Tax Will Cripple Pennsylvania Families, Says Kail

Jun. 06, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) held a press conference today to highlight the negative impacts associated with the $663 million energy tax in Gov. Josh Shapiro’s and House Democrats’ budget proposal for the 2023-24 Fiscal Year.

Garrity, Grove Advocate for Enhancing Rainy Day Fund, Share Investment Income Success

May. 31, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania State Treasurer Stacy Garrity and House Republican Appropriations Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) today advocated for bringing the Commonwealth’s Rainy Day Fund up to the national median. Garrity also shared that Treasury’s investment income estimate for the current fiscal year has increased to $437 million.

House Passes Bill to Ensure Military Children Receive Fair Education Enrollment, Says Mackenzie

May. 31, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Working to ensure military children aren’t left behind or disadvantaged when moving into school districts in Pennsylvania, the House passed a bill that would allow those children access to registration and enrollment at the same time it is open to the general population. Rep. Milou Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton) is a prime co-sponsor of House Bill 1094. She was the prime sponsor of similar legislation last session.

Mackenzie Hosts Policy Committee Hearing on Challenges Faced by Emergency First Responders

May. 31, 2023 /

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP – The challenges faced by emergency first responder organizations in Pennsylvania and possible legislative solutions were the focus of a House Republican Policy Committee hearing today in Washington Township, Lehigh County, hosted by Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh) and led by Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver). The hearing took place at Emerald Star Hose Fire Company No. 1.

Pickett, Owlett Remind Frontier Customers of Upcoming PUC Public Input Hearings

May. 25, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Wyoming) and Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford) are reminding Frontier Commonwealth telephone company customers of four public input hearings to be conducted by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) in June to gather formal comments regarding poor service.