Rep. Martin Causer Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 10/20/2017
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. Ryan Mackenzie Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 10/20/2017
The weekly Legislative Report Program 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.
Rep. Matt Dowling Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 10/20/2017
The Legislative Report Program 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. Bernstine Legislative Radio Report/Podcast Now Available - 10/20/2017
The Legislative Report Program with Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver, Butler & Lawrence) 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. Benninghoff Calls on Gov. Wolf to Sign Cost Saving Welfare Reform Legislation - 10/17/2017
House Republican lawmakers are calling on Governor Wolf to sign welfare reform legislation now on his desk to help control spending on state human services programs that are growing at a rate that outpaces available revenue. House Bill 59 would help contain costs for entitlement programs and includes reasonable reforms like work or job search requirements for able-bodied Medicaid recipients. House Republican leaders and a large number of rank and file members joined Tuesday in asking for the governor to sign the reform bill and not follow through on his threatened veto. Majority Policy Committee Chairman Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) commented at the Capitol press conference on the bill.
Rep. Cutler Calls on Gov. Wolf to Sign Cost Saving Welfare Reform Legislation - 10/17/2017
House Republican lawmakers are calling on Governor Wolf to sign welfare reform legislation now on his desk to help control spending on state human services programs that are growing at a rate that outpaces available revenue. House Bill 59 would help contain costs for entitlement programs and includes reasonable reforms like work or job search requirements for able-bodied Medicaid recipients. House Republican leaders and a large number of rank and file members joined Tuesday in asking for the governor to sign the reform bill and not follow through on his threatened veto. House Majority Whip Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) commented at the Capitol press conference on the bill.
Rep. Moul Calls on Gov. Wolf to Sign His Cost Saving Welfare Reform Legislation - 10/17/2017
House Republican lawmakers are calling on Governor Wolf to sign welfare reform legislation now on his desk to help control spending on state human services programs that are growing at a rate that outpaces available revenue. House Bill 59 would help contain costs for entitlement programs and includes reasonable reforms like work or job search requirements for able-bodied Medicaid recipients. House Republican leaders and a large number of rank and file members joined Tuesday in asking for the governor to sign the reform bill and not follow through on his threatened veto. Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams), prime sponsor of the legislation, commented at the Capitol press conference.
Rep. Toohil Calls on Gov. Wolf to Sign Cost Saving Welfare Reform Legislation - 10/17/2017
House Republican lawmakers are calling on Governor Wolf to sign welfare reform legislation now on his desk to help control spending on state human services programs that are growing at a rate that outpaces available revenue. House Bill 59 would help contain costs for entitlement programs and includes reasonable reforms like work or job search requirements for able-bodied Medicaid recipients. House Republican leaders and a large number of rank and file members joined Tuesday in asking for the governor to sign the reform bill and not follow through on his threatened veto. Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) commented at the Capitol press conference on the bill.
Bloom Calls for Constitutional Convention to Fix Broken Government - 10/17/2017
A bicameral proposal calling for a Constitutional Convention to address broken state government was unveiled in Harrisburg on Tuesday. House Bill 1967, sponsored by Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland), seeks a limited constitutional convention, specifically addressing the size of the legislature, and the state budget process, as well as other areas, while holding Citizens’ Rights inviolable. Bloom said that his frustration with the flawed budget process was a driving force behind the legislation.
Reps. Charlton & Solomon Introduce Legislation to Create a PA Commission to Plan the Celebration of America’s 250th Birthday - 10/16/2017
With less than 10 years until America celebrates the nation’s 250th birthday in July 2026, a bipartisan team of House lawmakers has introduced House Bill 1793, establishing the Pennsylvania Semiquincentennial Commission. The effort, led by Rep. Alex Charlton (R-Springfield) and Rep. Jared Solomon (D-Philadelphia) will create a commission specifically tasked with planning, developing and coordinating the commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States. The commission is expected to submit a comprehensive report that includes the specific recommendations to the governor and General Assembly by next September.