HARRISBURG – With Gov. Josh Shapiro announcing Tuesday his administration will be implementing an automatic voter registration system in Pennsylvania, House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) said that new system should be created through legislation, not executive guidance.
HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvania’s government will enter September without a completed state budget, House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) noted the critical funding that has yet to be approved is the hallmark of a months-long budget failure that has Pennsylvanians paying the price of unnecessary political games.
HARRISBURG – With the Pennsylvania Senate returning to session on Thursday to sign the General Appropriations Act and transmit the bill to the governor, House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) said the budget process reflects missed opportunities and broken trust among elected officials.
Imagine sitting in a car dealership and feeling pretty good about negotiating a great deal on a new-to-you used car. Strong valuation of your trade-in, low interest rate, and even some nice “freebies” thrown in by the dealership. The salesman has all the terms ready for you to sign, but suddenly gets a call to head to the back office. After returning, he slides the agreement across his desk, ready for your signature.
HARRISBURG – House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) said Wednesday that the move by Pennsylvania’s House Democrats to approve a General Appropriations bill that would have a lifeline scholarship program line-item vetoed is the result of choosing political convenience over students.
WHEN: Friday, June 30, 2023, at 5 p.m., or upon House recess.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) is holding a public hearing in Quarryville to gather input for a case involving complaints about telephone and/or internet services provided by Frontier Communications Commonwealth Telephone Company, according to Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster).
HARRISBURG – House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and Republican Appropriations Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) said Tuesday that Pennsylvania’s House Democrats voted in favor of welfare fraud and irresponsible governance by voting against a series of Republican-sponsored amendments that would have reduced or eliminated waste, fraud and abuse in the provision of welfare benefits; right-sized the safety net; and provided for program integrity measures discussed by Republicans for months.
HARRISBURG – Several Pennsylvania House Republican lawmakers gathered on Monday to discuss the need to have a conversation on student-first, family-focused concepts to funding Pennsylvania’s institutions of higher education, particularly state-related universities.
WHO: House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), Rep. Eric Nelson (R-Westmoreland), Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny), others.
HARRISBURG – House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) said Tuesday that the House Democrats misguided focus and political governance is helping special interests instead of real people.
HARRISBURG – House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) said Wednesday that Pennsylvania’s House Democrats have used their one seat majority this week to push multiple tax increases that will impact every Pennsylvanian.
HARRISBURG – Using partisan procedures to block votes on election reforms that have overwhelming public support, House Democrats are once again showing their lack of interest in listening to the voices of the majority of Pennsylvanians, said House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster).
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Democrats Monday unilaterally broke ranks with Gov. Josh Shapiro by overhauling his budget plan and put Pennsylvania on a path to bankruptcy by passing an unsustainable budget that will drain the state’s Rainy Day Fund and budget surplus, House Republican leaders said today.
WHAT: Press Conference to highlight spending changes between the Shapiro proposed budget and the newly introduced House Democrat budget.
HARRISBURG – Following a week of Democrat-led votes on increasing costs on Pennsylvanians, misplaced criminal justice priorities, and efforts that will make it harder to do business in Pennsylvania, House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – With the Pennsylvania Supreme Court hearing oral arguments in a case that will partially determine the fate of Pennsylvania’s entry into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a plan that will raise taxes on Pennsylvanians for turning their lights on and heating and cooling their homes, and devastate Pennsylvania’s growing energy economy, Pennsylvania House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) called on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to follow the law and continue the delay placed on Pennsylvania’s entry into RGGI by the Commonwealth Court while underlying legal merits are argued.
HARRISBURG – At a time when Pennsylvanians are suffering from the impacts of inflation, failing schools and economic uncertainty, the House Republican Leadership team announced the Keystone Commitment, a platform for success focusing on issues affecting all Pennsylvanians.
WHAT: Press Conference to announce House Republican Caucus platform and priorities.
Funds will help with bridge replacement project.