House GOP Policy Committee to Hold Hearing in Cambria County on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 18, 2024 /

WHAT: House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) and other lawmakers will host the fourth in a series of hearings titled “Historic Tax Cuts” to discuss the House Republican tax cut plan (House Bill 2388) that would reduce the Personal Income Tax and eliminate the Gross Receipts Tax on electricity.

House GOP Policy Committee to Hold Hearing in Allegheny County on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 18, 2024 /

WHAT: House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) and other lawmakers will host the fifth in a series of hearings titled “Historic Tax Cuts” to discuss the House Republican tax cut plan (House Bill 2388) that would reduce the Personal Income Tax and eliminate the Gross Receipts Tax on electricity.

House GOP Policy Committee to Host Hearing in Montgomery County on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 17, 2024 /

House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Donna Scheuren (R-Montgomery) and other lawmakers will host the third hearing in the “Historic Tax Cuts” series titled “The Benefit of Republican Tax Cuts;, the Detriment of Democrat Property Tax Hikes” to discuss the House Republican tax cut plan (House Bill 2388) that would reduce the Personal Income Tax and eliminate the Gross Receipts Tax on electricity. The hearing will also address the Democrats’ Basic Education Funding Commission (BEFC) report, which fails to adequately support students, and places an undue burden on citizens.

House GOP Policy Committee to Hold Hearing in Luzerne County on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 12, 2024 /

WHAT: House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Dane Watro (R-Luzerne/Schuylkill) and other lawmakers will host the second in a series of hearings titled “Historic Tax Cuts” to discuss the House Republican tax cut plan (House Bill 2388) that would reduce the Personal Income Tax and eliminate the Gross Receipts Tax on electricity.

House GOP Policy Committee Hosts Hearing on Democrats’ Education Scheme

Jun. 10, 2024 /

House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Alec Ryncavage (R-Luzerne) and other lawmakers will host a hearing titled “Democrats’ Education Scheme Fails to Fund Students” to discuss the Democrats’ Basic Education Funding Commission (BEFC) report, which fails to adequately support students and places an undue burden on citizens.

Legislators Push to Bring Alicia’s Law to PA

Jun. 07, 2024 /

WHAT: A bipartisan, bicameral group of legislators will unveil efforts to fund the prosecution of technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation and internet crimes against children.

House GOP Policy Committee Kicks Off Series of Hearings on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 06, 2024 /

House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) and other lawmakers will host the first in a series of hearings titled “Historic Tax Cuts” to discuss the House Republican tax cut plan (HB 2388) that would reduce the Personal Income Tax and eliminate the Gross Receipts Tax on electricity.

New ‘America First of PA’ Caucus Will Focus on PA’s Real Issues

May. 31, 2024 /

Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-Westmoreland) and other House members will host a news conference to unveil the “America First of Pennsylvania” caucus. This group of legislators will focus on topics and concerns brought forth by hard-working Pennsylvania families whose voices have been silenced since the beginning of the current legislative session.

House GOP Policy Committee Hosts Final Hearing on Preserving Benefit Integrity

May. 31, 2024 /

House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) and other lawmakers will host the third and final in a series of hearings titled “Excellence in Government: Preserving Benefit Integrity” to discuss ways to safeguard Pennsylvania’s social benefit programs from fraud, waste, and abuse, and ensure the state’s resources are efficiently allocated and accessible to those who truly require assistance.

Mackenzie, Stakeholders to Discuss Negative Impacts of Prevailing Wage Bill

May. 31, 2024 /

WHAT: Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh), Republican chair of the House Labor and Industry Committee, and representatives from business organizations and municipal government groups will hold a press conference to discuss the negative impacts of House Bill 2153. The legislation would add time and costs to public construction projects in Pennsylvania and result in higher taxes for residents.

House GOP Policy Committee Hosts Hearing on Preserving Benefit Integrity

May. 24, 2024 /

House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Brian Smith (R-Jefferson/Indiana), and other lawmakers will host the second in a series of hearings titled “Excellence in Government: Preserving Benefit Integrity” to discuss ways to safeguard Pennsylvania’s social benefit programs from fraud, waste, and abuse, and ensure the state’s resources are efficiently allocated and accessible to those who truly require assistance.

House GOP Policy Committee Hosts Hearing on Preserving Benefit Integrity

May. 22, 2024 /

WHAT: House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Joe Hamm (R-Lycoming/Sullivan), and other lawmakers will host the first in a series of hearings titled “Excellence in Government: Preserving Benefit Integrity” to discuss ways to safeguard Pennsylvania’s social benefit programs from fraud, waste, and abuse, and ensure the state’s resources are efficiently allocated and accessible to those who truly require assistance.

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.