The Voices of Pennsylvanians are Not Cowardly

May. 11, 2020 /

“Millions of Pennsylvanians are unemployed, millions more have children who are not being adequately educated, and many others are watching their livelihoods fall apart while they have waited weeks for a failed unemployment compensation system to help. Our residents have been trying desperately to get the governor’s attention; however, he has not been listening.

House Acts to Expand COVID-19 Testing in PA

May. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation prioritizing COVID-19 testing for first responders, medical professionals and vulnerable populations passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives earlier today by a vote of 201-1.

House Republicans Advance Expanded Testing Plan

Apr. 30, 2020 /

HARRISBURG –The best way to help millions of Pennsylvanians resume their daily lives is to expand COVID-19 testing capabilities across the Commonwealth. To accomplish that, House Republicans are again leading the way in protecting and empowering Pennsylvanians during this crisis, by passing an amendment that would require Gov. Tom Wolf to produce a plan for procuring and deploying COVID-19 testing in Pennsylvania.

House Republicans Lead Efforts to Expand Testing

Apr. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – As daily announcements from Gov. Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine say, expanded testing is the most crucial step in saving lives and helping Pennsylvania get back to normal. However, House Democrats disagreed today, blocking the two-thirds vote required to pass an emergency bill to expand testing to Pennsylvanians on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

House Republicans Along Pennsylvania’s Southern Tier Issue Statement on Wolf’s Regional Council

Apr. 23, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf took the unprecedented step to join a regional council of governors to dictate how and when stay-at-home orders will be lifted, and Pennsylvania businesses will reopen during the COVID-19 crisis. In response, a group of Republican members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, comprised of Reps Kate Klunk (R-York), Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton), Paul Schemel (R-Franklin), Dan Moul (R-Adams), Mike Jones (R-York), John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) Matt Dowling (R-Somerset/Fayette), Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) and House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-York), whose districts are along the state’s southern tier issued the following statement:

House Republicans Make Progress in Path to COVID-19 Recovery

Apr. 21, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – House Republicans continue to carry the voices of Pennsylvanians fighting to save their jobs and livelihoods during this pandemic, acting this week to once again save jobs, launch a cost and recovery task force, and put a hold on expensive and burdensome regulatory practices during the emergency declaration. House Republicans passed an amended version of Senate Bill 327, as well as other substantive legislative measures.

House Leader Responds to Wolf Announcements

Apr. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s announcement to open certain segments of the economy and his veto of Senate Bill 613:

Food Supply Chain Needs Urgent Action

Apr. 17, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Recognizing the urgent need to address immediate challenges impacting the food supply chain across Pennsylvania, House Republicans have urged Gov. Tom Wolf to protect employees, address supply capacity rates and address a packaging material shortage that is resulting in an untold amount of food waste at a time when the state and country need those resources the most.

House Republicans Act to Save Family-Sustaining Jobs

Apr. 14, 2020 /

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.

Cutler Addresses House Expense Transparency

Apr. 08, 2020 /

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.

School Safety Grant Money on the Way to Lancaster County

Feb. 26, 2020 /

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.

House Republican Leaders Call for Spending Slow Down

Feb. 04, 2020 /

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.