HARRISBURG – After hearing from thousands upon thousands of frustrated and concerned Pennsylvanians, House Republicans acted today to pass legislation which would require transparency and consistency in how the governor determines which businesses can operate during the COVID-19 pandemic.
HARRISBURG – Following through with a promise to promote greater transparency in expenses incurred by members and staff in the House of Representatives, House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) has offered a resolution to amend the House Rules to subject expense reports to Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law.
HARRISBURG – House Republican Leader Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issues the following statement:
“We offer our sincerest condolences to the family and loved ones impacted by the loss of life in Pennsylvania as a result of this pandemic.
House clarifies Wolf shutdown order
HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement today of a statewide “shut-down”:
WHAT: Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), along with other legislators and numerous state union members, will host a press conference advocating for family-sustaining jobs/careers and promoting a prosperous economy by supporting bipartisan manufacturing tax credit legislation (House Bill 1100).
HARRISBURG - House Leadership from the Republican and Democratic caucuses issue the following statement regarding the COVID-19 virus:
HARRISBURG — House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) announced today that the School Safety and Security Committee awarded $53.7 million in School Safety and Security Grants to school districts, vocational schools, intermediate units and charter schools across the state, including 17 school districts in Lancaster County and three in the 100th district.
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.