House ERE Committee to Consider Future Landfill Location and Operating Parameters

May. 20, 2022 /

WHAT: PA House Environmental Resources and Energy (ERE) Committee Majority Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) will convene an informational meeting to receive input on the benefits or impacts of establishing population density or setback restrictions regarding where landfills can open and operate within the Commonwealth (House Bills 2338 and 2339).

Committee to Consider Three Bills

May. 20, 2022 /

WHAT: The House Education Committee, chaired by Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), will hold a voting meeting to consider three proposals on a variety of education topics.

State Government Committee to Address Pension Reform and Right-to-Know Laws

Apr. 26, 2022 /

WHAT: To protect Pennsylvania taxpayers, the House State Government Committee will meet Wednesday to discuss several pension reform bills, including disallowing future Susquehanna River Basin Commission employees, who are not state employees, from joining the state pension system. The committee will also take up two bills to improve the current Right-to-Know Law.

Schnee to be Sworn in to State House

Apr. 25, 2022 /

WHAT: Swearing-in ceremony of Rep. Robert Schnee, who was recently elected to serve as state representative in the 116th Legislative District.

Bringing Constitutional Amendment for Medical Freedom to a Vote

Apr. 25, 2022 /

WHAT: Press conference on support for ushering House Bill 2013 through the House and Senate. House Bill 2013 would establish medical freedom as a fundamental individual right in Pennsylvania and prohibit discrimination based on the exercise of that right.

Sonney, Saylor to Co-Host Hearing on PASSHE Report

Apr. 25, 2022 /

WHAT: Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), chairman of the House Education Committee, and Rep. Stan Saylor (R-York), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, will hold a joint public hearing on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s (PASSHE) report pursuant to Act 50 of 2020 and the system’s implementation plan for improvement of operations.

ERE Chairman Metcalfe to Convene Informational Meeting on Stream Maintenance, Clearing and Flooding Issues

Apr. 22, 2022 /

WHAT: PA House Environmental Resources and Energy (ERE) Committee Majority Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) will convene an informational meeting to gather input on a package of legislation aimed at streamlining the permitting process to improve communities’ abilities to clear creeks and streams, prevent flooding, and minimize the risk to lives and property in the event of excessive rainfall.

House Committee to Hold Informational Meeting on Creek, Stream Maintenance Bills

Apr. 22, 2022 /

WHAT: The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee has announced it will hold an informational meeting to discuss maintenance of the Commonwealth’s creeks and streams to help prevent flooding. The package of bills developed based from local testimony offered at the House Majority Policy Committee hearing in Wellsboro last December will be discussed.

Committee to Consider Four Education Bills

Apr. 22, 2022 /

WHAT: The House Education Committee, chaired by Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), will hold a voting meeting to consider four proposals on a variety of education topics. They include measures that would provide for school-based behavioral health assistance (House Bill 2022); provide for behavioral health awareness education (House Bill 2023); provide for mental health instruction study (House Bill 2024); and prohibit scholarship displacement at public institutions of higher education under certain circumstances (House Bill 2255).

HAPPENING TODAY AT 1 P.M. Day to Lead Informational Meeting Regarding Older Adult Abuse

Apr. 07, 2022 /

WHAT: Rep. Gary W. Day (R-Berks/Lehigh), chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, along with members of the committee will be holding an informational meeting to discuss House Bill 2425 and concerns with communications between departments in long term care facilities. The committee will hear personal testimony focusing on older adult abuse.

Day to Lead Informational Meeting Regarding Older Adult Abuse

Apr. 01, 2022 /

WHAT: Rep. Gary W. Day (R-Berks/Lehigh), chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, along with members of the committee will be holding an informational meeting to discuss House Bill 2425 and concerns with communications between departments in long term care facilities. The committee will hear personal testimony focusing on older adult abuse.