Highlighting Agriculture with ‘Blessing of the Balers,’ ‘May is Beef Month’ Celebration

May. 03, 2024 /

Supporters of the state’s agriculture industry will gather at the state Capitol for the Second Annual Blessing of the Balers and “May is Beef Month” celebration. The event is hosted by state Rep. Bud Cook (R-Greene/Washington) and the Pennsylvania Beef Council, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, Pennsylvania Livestock Association, Pennsylvania Cattlemen’s Association and Center for Beef Excellence. Two tractors and balers will be on-site for the event.

Gaydos, Benham to Discuss Legislation to Protect Pharmacies, Residents Who Depend on Prescription Drugs

Apr. 22, 2024 /

WHAT: Reps. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) and Jessica Benham (D-Allegheny) will hold a press conference to discuss House Bill 1993, bipartisan legislation that would direct the Pennsylvania Insurance Department to develop a process for hearing and resolving pharmacy complaints against a Pennsylvania Benefit Manager (PBM). The bill they have introduced would also limit or ban several practices by PBMs, including patient steering, spread pricing and retroactive recoupment of money paid by the PBM to the pharmacy.

Back to Basics: House Republican Appropriations Committee Offers Reform Bills Following Budget Hearings

Apr. 08, 2024 /

WHAT: Republican House Appropriations Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) will host a press conference to unveil “Back to Basics” government reform bills. This legislative package is based on observations and feedback from agencies during the 2024 budget hearings. Other confirmed speakers include state Reps. Dawn Keefer (R-York), Ann Flood (R-Northampton), and Kristin Marcell (R-Bucks).

House GOP Policy Committee Hosts Hearing on Biden’s Blockade of LNG Exports

Apr. 05, 2024 /

House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) and other lawmakers will host a hearing titled “Fueling Pennsylvanian’s Future: Liquid Natural Gas” to discuss the negative impacts of the arbitrary pause on LNG exports and why the world is a better place with Pennsylvania energy. A press conference on this topic will take place immediately following the hearing.

House GOP Policy Committee Hosts Hearing on Consumer-Focused Energy Policy

Apr. 02, 2024 /

House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair), and other lawmakers will host the second hearing in a series titled “Balancing Your Budget and Thermostat: Consumer-Focused Energy Policy” to discuss ways to protect consumers by controlling the costs of energy here in Pennsylvania.

House GOP Policy Committee Hosts Hearing on Consumer-Focused Energy Policy

Mar. 28, 2024 /

House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Westmoreland), and other lawmakers will host the third hearing in a series titled “Balancing Your Budget and Thermostat: Consumer-Focused Energy Policy” to discuss ways to protect consumers by controlling the costs of energy in Pennsylvania.

House GOP Policy Committee Hosts Hearing on Consumer-Focused Energy Policy

Mar. 28, 2024 /

House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair), and other lawmakers will host the second hearing in a series titled “Balancing Your Budget and Thermostat: Consumer-Focused Energy Policy” to discuss ways to protect consumers by controlling the costs of energy here in Pennsylvania.

House GOP Policy Committee Hosts Hearing on Consumer-Focused Energy Policy

Mar. 27, 2024 /

WHAT: House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Mike Cabell (R-Luzerne), and other lawmakers will host a hearing titled “Balancing Your Budget and Thermostat: Consumer-Focused Energy Policy” to discuss ways to protect consumers by controlling the costs of energy here in Pennsylvania.

House GOP Policy Committee Hosts Hearing on Consumer-Focused Energy Policy

Mar. 22, 2024 /

House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Mike Cabell (R-Luzerne), and other lawmakers will host a hearing titled “Balancing Your Budget and Thermostat: Consumer-Focused Energy Policy” to discuss ways to protect consumers by controlling the costs of energy here in Pennsylvania.