Gabler Comments on Legislation to Examine and Improve Delivery of Emergency Services - 4/21/2017
Legislation that would establish a legislative commission to examine and suggest improvements to the delivery of emergency services in Pennsylvania has been unanimously approved by the Pennsylvania House. Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield & Elk) said issues related to recruiting and retention of volunteer responders must be addressed in order to ensure that emergency personnel will be available when they are needed.
Rep. Martin Causer Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 4/21/2017
The weekly Legislative Report Program with Rep. Martin Causer (R-McKean, Potter & Cameron) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.
Rep. Matt Dowling Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 4/21/2017
A new Legislative Report Program/Podcast with Rep. Matt Dowling (R- Fayette & Somerset) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.
Rep. Frank Ryan Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 4/21/2017
A new Legislative Report Program-Podcast with Representative Frank Ryan (R- Lebanon) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.
Rep. Ryan Mackenzie Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 4/21/2017
A new Legislative Report Program-Podcast with Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R- Lehigh & Berks) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.
Zimmerman Unveils Legislation to Streamline Ag Conservation Permitting - 4/20/2017
Legislation designed to condense the process for conservation permitting for agriculture projects has been introduced in Harrisburg. House Bill 1256 would move the responsibility for farm permitting from DEP to the Conservation Commission, consolidating the responsibilities of permitting, inspection, and enforcement under one roof. Bill sponsor, Rep. Dave Zimmerman (R-Lancaster), said his bill would benefit farmers by speeding up the permitting process, and ensuring that the individuals implementing the rules understand the needs of the agricultural community.
Cutler Comments on His Bill to Give Patients More Control in End-of-Life Care - 4/18/2017
Legislation designed to improve the quality of care people receive at the end of their lives by enabling patients to pre-plan certain aspects of their treatment has been introduced in Harrisburg. House Bill 1196 would allow the Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form to be completed after a discussion of end-of-life choices between a patient, their legal decision maker, and their physician. Bill sponsor, House Majority Whip Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), said this program would comfort patients and their loved ones by providing peace of mind during challenging emotional circumstances.
Pickett Says House Insurance Committee to Examine Issues Surrounding the Regulation of the Air Ambulance Industry - 4/17/2017
The House Insurance Committee, led by Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), will hold an informational meeting to learn more about federal legislation that would allow state governments to regulate the air ambulance industry. Rep. Pickett appeared at a press conference held Monday in Harrisburg with state insurance regulators and citizens who have experienced unexpectedly high bills from air ambulance companies. Rep. Pickett said legitimate questions have arisen about how air ambulance companies are regulated and about how the government can protect patients who may not receive adequate compensation from their health insurers to cover the costs of air ambulance services.
Rep. Cris Dush Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 4/13/2017
A new Legislative Report Program with Rep. Cris Dush (R-Jefferson & Indiana) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.
Rep. Matt Dowling Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 4/13/2017
The Legislative Report Program/Podcast with Rep. Matt Dowling (R- Fayette & Somerset) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.