HARRISBURG – Legislation introduced by state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) that would help increase the availability of personal assistance services for residents in need across the Commonwealth has already drawn bipartisan support from more than 30 House colleagues.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives this week passed a bipartisan package of legislation to make Pennsylvania safer through smart justice, Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) said.
HARRISBURG—The House has passed House Bill 2275, sponsored by Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia and amended by Rep. Craig Williams (R-Delaware/Chester), to formally create a joint local-state task force to prosecute prior-convicted-felons in possession of firearms in Philadelphia.
YORK – Legislation authored by Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-York) requiring the online publication of expenses for legislators passed the House of Representatives unanimously today.
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored by Reps. Craig Williams (R-Chester/Delaware) and Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) to allow the state to use the expertise of the Pennsylvania National Guard to respond to cyber crises and subvert cyber intrusion has passed the House unanimously.
HARRISBURG – Having up-to-date voter rolls is vitally important. Today, the House approved bipartisan House Bill 2507 to require information from the Election Registration Information Center (ERIC) be used to purge deceased voters from the rolls, bill sponsors Reps. Seth Grove (R-York) and Scott Conklin (D-Centre) announced.
HARRISBURG – Recognizing that too many Pennsylvania students are trapped in failing schools simply because of where they live, the state House has approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) that would provide scholarships to those students.
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today approved legislation, sponsored by Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), to bring accountability to emergency procurement done by Commonwealth agencies.
HARRISBURG – The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need for certain reforms to ensure local governments can continue to hold public meetings and citizens can continue to participate in those meetings during an emergency. The Pennsylvania House Local Government Committee today in Harrisburg approved two bills introduced by local state Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) to address some of those issues.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today passed historic legislation that would empower families by enhancing the opportunity for success in school and in life by giving students in the bottom 15% of schools a lifeline scholarship to go to a school of their choice, Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) said.
HARRISBURG – The House this week approved a measure with bi-partisan support to cut the Corporate Net Income Tax (CNIT) on Pennsylvania businesses, announced Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), who voted in favored of the legislation.
HARRISBURG – As Lancaster County continues to grapple with an ongoing avian flu crisis, the Pennsylvania House is advancing legislation to provide emergency funding to fight back and provide much-needed assistance to those directly impacted.
HARRISBURG – With the goal of improving Pennsylvania’s pension systems and updating and strengthening the Right-to-Know Law, the House State Government Committee advanced several bills, most of which received bipartisan support, during its meeting today, Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) said.
HARRISBURG – For the first time in the 14 years since Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know (RTK) Law was enacted, it could soon receive much-need updates after the House State Government Committee advanced House Bill 2524 by Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) announced today that his tax cut bill to help businesses create more family-sustaining jobs, promote economic growth and encourage investment passed the House by a 195 to 8 vote.
HARRISBURG—The House has passed Rep. KC Tomlinson’s (R-Bucks) House Bill 2271, also known as Lindsey’s Law.
HARRISBURG – Taking a step to grow jobs, increase opportunities and support employers in all corners of the Commonwealth, today the House passed legislation to cut Pennsylvania’s Corporate Net Income Tax (CNIT) with bipartisan support.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today passed major economic ignition legislation to lower the Corporate Net Income Tax and provide additional tax relief to job creators as House Republicans continue their work to make Pennsylvania the economic Envy of the East, House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) said Tuesday.
HARRISBURG – Continuing his commitment to lower taxes and increase job creation, Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) today joined a majority in the state House to approve legislation that would lower some of the Commonwealth’s highest employer taxes to make the state more competitive.
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by state Rep. Sheryl M. Delozier (R-Cumberland) that would give crime victims legal standing in court has passed the House.