Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program to Expand Next Year, Ortitay Says

Aug. 07, 2023 /

BRIDGEVILLE – Thanks to a new law supported by Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) next year more than 150,000 additional Pennsylvania seniors and people with disabilities will be eligible for the Commonwealth’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program.

Cabell Issues Statement on Signing of Budget Bill

Aug. 04, 2023 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Mike Cabell (R-Luzerne) issued the following statement regarding the latest state budget developments. Gov. Josh Shapiro signed the 2023-24 General Appropriations bill into law on Thursday after it was signed in the Senate. The governor also eliminated $100 million that would have funded the Pennsylvania Award for Student Success (PASS) scholarship program.

Gaydos Issues Statement, State Budget Now Law

Aug. 04, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – The state Senate returned to session on Thursday to sign the General Appropriations bill, which is the primary piece of the state’s 2023-24 budget. The bill was then sent to Gov. Josh Shapiro, who signed it into law. Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement:

Grove Comments on HB 611 Line-Item Veto

Aug. 03, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – The following statement is issued on behalf of House Republican Appropriations Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) following the Gov. Josh Shapiro’s signature and line-item veto of House Bill 611:

Cutler: Budget Reflects Missed Opportunities, Broken Trust

Aug. 03, 2023 /

Cutler: Budget Reflects Missed Opportunities, Broken Trust

HARRISBURG – With the Pennsylvania Senate returning to session on Thursday to sign the General Appropriations Act and transmit the bill to the governor, House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) said the budget process reflects missed opportunities and broken trust among elected officials.

Flick Announces Appointment to New Committees

Aug. 01, 2023 /

WILLIAMSPORT – Rep. Jamie Flick (R- Lycoming/Union) announced that he was recently assigned to the Game and Fisheries and the Tourism and Economic and Recreational Development committees.

Maloney Condemns Biden’s Partisan Attack on Sportsmen

Jul. 28, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Lifelong hunter and fierce defender of sportsmen’s rights, Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks), chairman of the House Game and Fisheries Committee, today condemned the Biden Administration’s withholding of funds for schools with hunting and archery programs.

House Managers File Appeal in Krasner Impeachment Case

Jul. 26, 2023 /

HARRISBURG- Rep. Craig Williams (R-Delaware/Chester), chairman of the House impeachment managers, today announced that the House managers in the impeachment trial of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner have filed their appeal in the state Supreme Court.

Causer to Host First EMS Task Force Meeting

Jul. 19, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Continuing the effort to find solutions to the state’s growing EMS crisis, Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) will convene a meeting of the EMS Task Force on Thursday, July 27, starting at 6 p.m.

Push for Minimum Wage Hike…Again

Jul. 13, 2023 /

The House of Representatives, which is now controlled by a one-vote Democratic majority, recently passed a bill that would increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour.