Twardzik, Argall Announce Advancement of Anti-Blight Bill

Apr. 12, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) and Sen. Dave Argall (R-29) announced Twardzik’s bill to authorize registries of vacant and blighted properties passed the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee Wednesday. The bill concept comes from a statewide blight tour the House Urban Affairs Committee took last session.

Cabell, Luzerne County Republican Delegation Sign Voter ID Discharge Petition

Apr. 10, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Cabell (R-Luzerne), along with the rest of the Luzerne County Republican delegation, comprising of Reps. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne), Alec Ryncavage (R-Luzerne) and Dane Watro (R-Luzerne/Schuylkill), said Wednesday that they have signed the House discharge petition to get a voter ID constitutional amendment out of committee and before the full House of Representatives for a vote in the near future.

Watro’s Bill Would Give Tax Break to National Guard Members

Apr. 10, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Dane Watro (R-Luzerne/Schuylkill) plans to soon introduce legislation in the House of Representatives that would exempt income derived from an individual’s service in the Pennsylvania National Guard from the Commonwealth’s Personal Income Tax (PIT).

Schmitt Bill to Hold Shepherds of Taxpayer Dollars Accountable

Apr. 10, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Senior citizens across the Commonwealth rely on their local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for various services, yet 13% of the state’s 52 AAAs are not meeting state requirements. To ensure the public knows the status of their local AAA, Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Altoona) will soon introduce a bill to require the Department of Aging to display a non-compliant AAA list and corrective action plans on its website.

Kerwin’s Gold Star Family Memorial Bill Passes PA House, Cutler Announces

Apr. 08, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) announced Wednesday legislation introduced by Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-Dauphin) to permit the Department of General Services to construct a memorial monument on state Capitol grounds recognizing Gold Star Families has passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.