Struzzi Introduces Legislation to Increase Access to Home Health Care

Apr. 29, 2022 /

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.

Owlett Bill to Offer Lifeline to Struggling Students Passes PA House

Apr. 27, 2022 /

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.

House Committee Approves Knowles Bills Spurred by COVID-19 to Reform Local Government Meetings During Emergencies

Apr. 27, 2022 /

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.

Pennsylvania House Passes Historic Legislation to Empower Families, Give Kids in Failing Schools a Chance for a Better Education, Benninghoff Says

Apr. 27, 2022 /

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.

Staats Votes to Cut Taxes on Pennsylvania Businesses

Apr. 27, 2022 /

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.

Steps to Fight Bird Flu Advance in the House

Apr. 27, 2022 /

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.

Grove: Committee Moves to Strengthen RTK Law, Improve Pension Systems

Apr. 27, 2022 /

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.

Committee Advances Schmitt Bill to Update PA’s RTK Law

Apr. 27, 2022 /

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).

Causer Votes to Cut Business Taxes, Make PA More Competitive

Apr. 26, 2022 / Press Release

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.