Families Convey Positive Impacts of Educational Improvement, Opportunity Scholarship Programs

Dec. 06, 2023 /

WHAT: House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) and other lawmakers will host a hearing titled “Funding our Children’s Future” to raise awareness of the positive impacts of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs, and how they meet the needs of families and students across the entire income spectrum.

House Republicans Call on Shapiro to Not Appeal RGGI Decision

Nov. 15, 2023 /

WHAT: Rep. Eric Nelson (R-Westmoreland) and other House members will discuss the Commonwealth Court ruling on Pennsylvania’s unconstitutional enrollment in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), which would kill energy jobs and raise taxpayers’ energy bills statewide and call on Gov. Josh Shapiro to accept the decision without appeal.

House Republican Policy Committee to Hear Broadband Concerns

Oct. 23, 2023 /

WHAT: Reps. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette) and Charity Grimm Krupa (R-Fayette) will host the House Republican Policy Committee for a public hearing to discuss the critical need for rural broadband and cellphone coverage expansion, and to advocate for inclusive technological access and equitable opportunities for all communities.

Cooper, Policy Committee to Host ‘Aging with Confidence’ Hearing

Oct. 23, 2023 /

WHAT: Rep. Jill Cooper (R-Westmoreland) will host a hearing of the House Republican Policy Committee to discuss topics of guardianship; safety matters, such as avoiding fraudulent scams that target seniors; and advocating for policies that will promote their well-being, autonomy and dignity.

Kail to Host Policy Hearing on Higher Education Expenses

Sep. 26, 2023 /

WHAT: As students struggle with the finances necessary to pursue their lifelong dreams, House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) will host a hearing to delve into the escalating expenses of higher education.

Gaydos, Kinkead to Host Town Hall Meeting on Proposed Landslide Legislation

Sep. 19, 2023 /

WHAT: Reps. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) and Emily Kinkead (D-Allegheny) will be hosting a town hall meeting to discuss proposed legislation that would create a new insurance program for homeowners living in landslide-prone areas, as well as assist local governments that wish to mitigate the risk of landslides within their communities.

Adams to Host Hearing on Creating Educational Pipelines

Sep. 18, 2023 /

WHAT: To boost education in our Commonwealth, Rep. Joe Adams (R-Pike/Wayne) will host a hearing titled “Creating Educational Pipelines to Prosperity.” This forum will examine what technical and vocational education services are available and how to develop those existing services into a more robust program.