HARRISBURG – The General Assembly today approved a responsible, no-tax-increase budget that respects taxpayers.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) today announced that his House Bill 827, which would create the Microenterprise Loan Program, has been signed in both chambers of the General Assembly and sent to the governor’s desk.
HARRISBURG — Rep. Zach Mako (R-Lehigh/Northampton) joined his colleagues in approving a $39.78 billion Fiscal Year 2021-22 state budget on Friday.
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) issued the following statement in response to passage of the Fiscal Year 2021-22 state budget:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Indiana/Butler) today issued the following statement in response to the House passing a Fiscal Year 2021-22 state budget supporting core government services:
HARRISBURG –Rep. Jason Silvis (R-Westmoreland/Armstrong/Indiana) issued the following statement in response to passage of the Fiscal Year 2021-22 state budget:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), chairman of the House Education Committee, today issued the following statement after House passage of the 2021-22 state budget:
Rep. Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) today issued the following statement in response to the House on Friday approving a $39.79 billion Fiscal Year 2021-22 state budget.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Marci Mustello (R-Butler) issued the following statement in response to the House approving a state budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22 that supports core government services:
The Pennsylvania Voting Rights Protection Act, approved in committee just recently vastly improves Pennsylvania’s election process that the last few election cycles prove are ripe with problems, some of which disenfranchise voters.
Recognizing the dedication of the state’s veterans, the House last week approved a package of bills supporting those who served us and our country.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset), chairman of the House Second Amendment Caucus, today announced passage of his bill to better combat illegal local gun ordinances and regulations that threaten Pennsylvanians’ constitutional rights.
HARRISBURG – The House today passed legislation authored by Reps. Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) and Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) that would dedicate additional Medicaid funding to facilities demonstrating a significant commitment to care for those on a ventilator or with a tracheostomy and create an incentive to facilities to expand geographic access to this type of care.
The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is available for renters of residential properties who are at risk of eviction or utility shutoffs due to hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
HARRISBURG – The Republican Leaders of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) Friday sent a letter to Philadelphia City Commissioners Lisa Deely and Omar Sabir making it clear that if the commissioners continue to intentionally violate the plain language of the Pennsylvania Election Code and their oath of office, then they will face impeachment proceedings.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Northampton) today announced the awarding of nearly $1 million in gaming grants for the 137th Legislative District. Emrick advocated in support of the grants.
The Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) announced last week that Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate has fallen low enough to automatically conclude the Extended Benefits (EB) program effective the claim week ending Saturday, May 15.
JOHNSTOWN – In continuing to gather information on how Pennsylvania businesses are currently functioning following the COVID-19 pandemic and what assistance they may need moving forward, Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) along with House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and members of the committee met with area businesses and organizations to discuss how the COVID-19 mitigation orders impacted their past and current daily operations.
Pennsylvania’s election law is rife with fatal flaws, all of which must be fixed so voter confidence in the process is restored and they have faith in the election results. Some of those flaws again reared their heads during the 2021 Primary Election, which featured major issues, such as the lack of ballots at some polling places.
HARRISBURG – Two municipalities in the 32nd Senatorial district have been awarded a total of $304,900 in state funding for projects to enhance recreational opportunities for area residents, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) and Representative Matt Dowling (R-51).