House to Hold Ceremonial Session in Downtown Harrisburg

Sep. 28, 2020 /

WHAT: The House will convene for session at Grace United Methodist Church as part of 200th anniversary celebrations for the church. In 1897, the House held session in the same church after a fire burned the previous Capitol building.

PA House Speaker, Majority Leader Comment on PA Supreme Court Decision

Sep. 17, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Today, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court sided with the Wolf administration and the Pennsylvania Democratic Party in allowing for ballots to be counted that are received up to three days following the election day deadline, for satellite election office locations and the use of drop boxes.

House Votes to Protect Religious Freedoms

Sep. 15, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Guaranteeing that our most sacred rights and liberties are always protected, the House passed House Bill 2530 with overwhelming bipartisan support. The bill amends existing religious freedom protection law to ensure that no government issued order may infringe on the right to assemble to worship according to a person’s faith in Pennsylvania.

House Leads Efforts to Protect Election Access and Integrity

Sep. 02, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Continuing to build on efforts to ensure the fall 2020 election is the most accessible, accurate and secure election in Pennsylvania’s history, today the state House of Representatives passed House Bill 2626 with bipartisan support.

Lancaster Delegation Urges Governor to Sign Bipartisan Transparency Bill

Jul. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - The Lancaster County Republican Delegation – House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom), Mindy Fee (R-Manheim), Keith J. Greiner (R-Upper Leacock), Dave Hickernell (R-West Donegal), Brett Miller (R-East Hempfield), Steve Mentzer (R-Lititz) and Dave Zimmerman (R-East Earl) – issued the following statement after the announcement from Gov. Tom Wolf at yesterday’s press conference that he plans to veto House Bill 2463. The bill would ensure Right-to-Know (RTK) requests are answered during state of emergency declarations and it was passed unanimously by the General Assembly.

House Acts to Give Pennsylvanians Voice in Emergencies

Jul. 14, 2020 /

After months of taking action to carry the voices of Pennsylvanians concerning the governor’s response to COVID-19, today the House voted to give the people of Pennsylvania the opportunity to decide for themselves how they wish to be governed during times of emergency.

Speaker Signs ‘Protect and Serve Initiative’ Bills

Jul. 07, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The bipartisan path to grow the relationships among residents and the officers sworn to protect and serve them now awaits Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature to become law, after the legislation was signed in the House today by Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster).

Voices of Pennsylvanians Blocked by Court Ruling

Jul. 01, 2020 /

The House Republican leadership team issued the following statement in response to the state Supreme Court’s ruling on Scarnati v. Wolf, a ruling that strikes down the bipartisan vote to end the ongoing emergency declaration:

House Republicans Elect New Leader

Jun. 22, 2020 /

As House Republican leadership has helped facilitate one of the most successful session periods in the modern history of the chamber, new leaders were elected today who reflect the next generation of voices to lead Pennsylvania’s House Republican Caucus.

Cutler Elected Speaker of the House

Jun. 22, 2020 /

Following a confirmation by the majority of members, Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom) is the Speaker of Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives.

28th Legislative District Office to Remain Open

Jun. 15, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster County) today announced the district office of former Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny)will remain open until a successor is elected in November.

House Committee Votes to Strengthen Police, Community Relationships

Jun. 15, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – As voices around the country call for action to grow relationships between law enforcement and the communities they protect and serve, today the House Judiciary Committee voted on two comprehensive bills dealing with the vetting and training of police officers.

House Leader Calls on Wolf to Follow the Law

Jun. 10, 2020 /

“The emergency services law is clear. Upon passage of a concurrent resolution terminating a disaster declaration, the governor is required to issue a proclamation ending the disaster declaration. The Pennsylvanian Supreme Court solidified this position in a ruling earlier this year, stating the General Assembly has the ability to terminate the order at any time.

Cutler Honors Turzai’s Leadership and Success

Jun. 10, 2020 /

“As I said in my comments on the floor today, every Pennsylvanian benefitted because Mike Turzai chose to commit so much of his life to serving in our chamber. The impact on the 28th district, the House and the entire Commonwealth will be felt for generations to come. Speaker Turzai set an example of professionalism, success and grace that should inspire every member of the General Assembly, regardless of party affiliation.

House Votes to End Emergency Declaration

Jun. 09, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – On behalf of the millions of Pennsylvanians who remain out of work and who are struggling every day to feed their families, pay their bills and protect their livelihoods, today the House passed a resolution to end the COVID-19 emergency declaration with bipartisan support.

House Majority Leader Responds to Election Day Changes

Jun. 02, 2020 /

“We will continue protecting the rights of all voters and will reject and fight back against any effort to disenfranchise Pennsylvania voters. The right of the people of Pennsylvania, working through the General Assembly, to pass laws remains equally important to maintaining a representative democracy, and we will continue to fight for this right.”

House Republicans Vote to Reopen Pennsylvania

May. 28, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – On behalf of the millions of Pennsylvanians who remain out of work and who are struggling every day to feed their families, pay their bills and protect their livelihoods, the House Republicans passed a resolution tonight that would end the business shutdown across Pennsylvania.