HARRISBURG – Having already authored bipartisan legislation that would require the General Assembly to approve of Pennsylvania being enrolled in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, (RGGI), state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) has successfully amended his own House Bill 637 to further address the Commonwealth’s energy needs.
HARRISBURG – House Majority Environmental Resources and Energy (ERE) Committee Chairman Representative Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) issued the following statement today declaring Gov. Tom Wolf’s record on environmental stewardship, and his final $43.7 billion 2022-23 state budget proposal as absolute failures:
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget address sounded less like a spending plan and more like an attempt to list his alleged accomplishments, according to state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown), who issued the following statement on the heels of the governor’s presentation today before the General Assembly:
“I was very glad to hear the governor spend several minutes from the outset of his speech reviewing our hard work to bring the Commonwealth from a budget deficit to a budget surplus.
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf today proposed spending 16.6% more in 2022-23 than the current fiscal year, which is untenable for the future, Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) said.
HARRISBURG – Recognizing the ongoing strain placed on emergency medical services (EMS) providers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) and his fellow lawmakers voted unanimously today to provide $25 million in grants to the organizations.
ALLEGHENY COUNTY – Rep. Lori Mizgorski (R-Allegheny) has announced that Richland Township and Pine-Richland Youth Center are recipients of Gaming Economic Development Tourism Fund (GEDTF) grants.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mike Armanini (R-Clearfield/Elk) invites residents of the 75th Legislative District to attend one of the concealed carry seminars he is hosting during the month of February.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) made the following statement after Gov. Tom Wolf released congressional maps that he says can garner his approval:
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HARRISBURG – Rep. Lori Mizgorski (R-Allegheny) expresses disappointment that the preliminary reapportionment map divides the current 30th Legislative District into three separate districts.
HARRISBURG – Responding to Gov. Tom Wolf’s request to provide his review of a proposed congressional redistricting map in a public forum, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), chair of the House State Government Committee, has invited the governor to a public meeting to fully discuss the map and listen to the governor’s thoughts of it
DOVER – The further development of a community park in Dover Township will go ahead after the township received a $250,000 grant through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) announced today.
HARRISBURG – A fair, accountable and transparent government is non-negotiable, and the same concept holds true for “The People’s” redistricting process, said Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette).
HARRISBURG – Fighting to ensure the balance of power and election integrity in the Commonwealth, Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) voted with a majority in the House today to advance proposed constitutional amendments to address these issues by providing the people with the opportunity to exercise their voice in government.
WHAT: The House State Government Committee will hold a hearing to vote on a preliminary plan for congressional redistricting. The preliminary plan is a citizen map, which was submitted through the committee’s online mapping tool by Lehigh County resident Amanda Holt.