HARRISBURG – The Lancaster Republican Delegation to the House of Representatives today listened to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal before a joint session of the General Assembly where the governor ask for $2 billion in new spending over the current budget and $5 billion in new taxpayer debt.
HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders reacted to the governor’s call to increase state spending by $2 billion for fiscal year 2020-21. The governor presented his $36 billion spending proposal today in front of a joint session of the General Assembly.
HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders today agreed with some of the findings of the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee’s (LBFC) year-long study into the medical malpractice venue issue but were disappointed that the bipartisan, bicameral committee stopped short in asking for the state’s highest court to abandon its proposal to revoke the current venue rule.
House Majority Leader Cutler responds to Wolf’s call to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour
HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement regarding the announcement today by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny):
HARRISBURG – Continuing efforts to combat human trafficking in Pennsylvania, the House will be voting on a package of bills designed to guarantee the well-being of victims, protect their privacy and make it safer for them to testify against their abusers.
WHAT: A press conference to detail and answer questions about a package of bills to fight human trafficking. The package is designed to guarantee the safety of victims, protect their privacy and make it safer for them to testify against their abusers. Since 2007, there have been more than 1,200 human trafficking cases in the Commonwealth.
WHAT: Press Conference to announce multi-branch juvenile justice task force.
HARRISBURG-- Leaders in the House this week announced the chamber will take up a bipartisan package of bills next week to reform Pennsylvania’s probation and parole system, to reduce recidivism and to help formerly incarcerated individuals find jobs that will help them avoid some of the pitfalls that keep many in the state’s penal system.
HARRISBURG – Responding to the voices of victims held silent for too long, the House swiftly acted today to send a package of bills to strengthen and support victims of childhood sexual abuse to the governor’s desk.
HARRISBURG - House Majority Leader Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement in response to the Commonwealth Court’s injunction on the Marsy’s Law vote:
HARRISBURG – The most comprehensive effort to modernize and improve Pennsylvania’s elections since the 1930s was passed by the House of Representatives today. Senate Bill 421 establishes mail-in voting in the Commonwealth, gives Pennsylvanians more time to register to vote ahead of elections, and eliminates the straight-party ticket option from ballots.
HARRISBURG – As communities across Pennsylvania face a growing crisis in attracting volunteer first responders, the House took action this month, passing more than a dozen bills that help recruit, retain and show respect for those willing to put their lives on the line for their friends and neighbors.
Think fast – there’s been an accident. Do you know what to do if disaster strikes? Of course you do...call 9-1-1. Many of us have called it, and morning, noon or night, you can be sure someone will answer. We are blessed to live in a state where someone will answer, and help will come.
HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders are issuing the following statement in response to Gov. Wolf’s executive order on Pennsylvania joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative:
HARRISBURG- Continuing efforts by House Republicans to improve access to quality education and family-sustaining careers, the General Assembly sent a package of bills to modernize and overhaul Pennsylvania’s Career and Technical Education programs to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk this week.
HARRISBURG – In response to Gove. Wolf’s call to legalize marijuana, the House Republican Leadership team issues the following the statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom) and Sen. Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) announced today that Martic Township will receive a grant of $250,000 from the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) to help in the rehabilitation of the Martic Forge Viaduct located in Martic and Conestoga townships, Lancaster County.
WHAT: Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and House colleagues will join representatives of labor, manufacturing and business to discuss “Energize PA,” a pro-growth, pro-jobs legislative package that facilitates job creation and redevelops infrastructure with no new fees or taxes. Introduced in April, one of the bills in the package is law, two are in position for a Floor vote, one is in the Senate and others will be considered by committee this fall.
HARRISBURG – Tasked with the imperative job of seeing Pennsylvanian’s dairy industry grow and thrive into the next decade, the recently established Pennsylvania Dairy Future Commission added two additional members who both bring multi-generational, on-the-farm experience to the commission.