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09/20/2018
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, and Sen. Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny), chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct an informational meeting about the certification of fire equipment distributors.
09/18/2018
WHAT: Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will welcome members of the House Human Services and Children and Youth committees to Montgomery County for a field hearing on the well-being of young adults leaving the foster care system.
09/17/2018
HARRISBURG – In an effort to bridge the gap between conflicting House and Senate proposals addressing past cases of child sexual abuse, Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) today at a Capitol news conference unveiled his proposal for a comprehensive solution which avoids costly and time-consuming litigation.
09/17/2018
HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) will join Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Bucks County District Attorney Matthew D. Weintraub and Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele at a press conference to outline recommendations for addressing problems identified by the recent grand jury investigation into child abuse within the state archdiocese.
09/14/2018
WEST MANCHESTER ¬– Since taking office, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York County) has focused on innovative financial solutions to help bring financial sustainability, transparency and budget process reform to the Commonwealth. On Monday, Sept. 17, Grove will be part of a panel of five budget experts during a conference hosted by the Volcker Alliance, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Pew Charitable Trusts and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
09/14/2018
PITTSBURGH– Speaker of the Pennsylvania House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement upon the passing of former Allegheny County District Attorney and Superior Court Judge Bob Colville:
09/14/2018
HARRISBURG – Looking to increase quality and access while reducing health care costs, the House Professional Licensure Committee on Wednesday held an extensive public hearing on the issue of telemedicine, said Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks), author of a House bill that seeks to expand this emerging option for health care delivery.
09/13/2018
WHAT: Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) will discuss a legislative proposal regarding child sexual assault cases brought to light by the recently released grand jury report. Schemel will detail a third way to address child abuse for the victims barred by the statute of limitations, one which can bring competing ideas from the House and Senate together to end years of ping-ponging legislation.
09/12/2018
PITTSBURGH – Speaker of the Pennsylvania House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement upon the passing of KDKA radio host Mike Pintek:
09/07/2018
WHAT: The Pennsylvania EMS Provider Foundation and the state Department of Health’s Bureau of EMS will host the eighth annual EMS Memorial Service to honor and remember EMS personnel who died in the line of duty. Reps. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster), secretary of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, are among the scheduled speakers for the event.
09/07/2018
DOYLESTOWN – Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks) said today that bipartisan press conferences from across the state indicate broad support for her legislation that would better protect victims of domestic violence.
09/06/2018
HARRISBURG – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) congratulated Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) on his promotion to major in the Pennsylvania National Guard while on deployment in Kuwait.
09/05/2018
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the House Labor and Industry Committee, led a public hearing on House Bill 2571, which would further protect the right of individuals who are not members of a public sector union from having to contribute to the representative union where they work.
09/05/2018
WHAT: State Reps. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Marcia Hahn (R-Northampton) will host a public hearing on House Bill 2329, their legislation that would allow school districts to exclude up to 100 percent of a homeowner’s school property tax bill.
09/05/2018
WHAT: Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) will lead a hearing of the House Labor and Industry Committee on several bills about combatting workplace harassment and sexual misconduct. Bills to be discussed during the hearing include House Bills 1965, 2280, 2282, 2283, 2284, 2286 and 2475.