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Earlier in March, newspapers and other media outlets marked Sunshine Week, something not many people outside of a newsroom likely knew happened.
Rep. Mehaffie to Unveil Legislation to Value PA’s Nuclear Energy, Save Jobs
Policy Committee Takes ‘Good Jobs for PA’ Initiative to PA College of Technology
Segregation is alive and well in the Commonwealth, at least in our medical assistance program. For the past 20 years in the Commonwealth, we have operated a segregated health care system under medical assistance, carving out behavioral health run at the county level but physical health overseen at the state level.
Policy Committee Continues Focus on Good Jobs for PA with Visit to The Wistar Institute
HARRISBURG – A resolution sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) that designates the week of Feb. 16-23, 2019, as “FFA Week” in Pennsylvania was unanimously adopted by the House of Representatives today.
Human trafficking is society’s hidden dark secret that happens, sometimes in plain sight. This heinous crime happens in every part of Pennsylvania. Yet, sometimes we don’t realize that people we encounter are victims of modern-day slavery.
Thank you to everyone who supported me in November and has again sent me to Harrisburg as your voice from the 138th Legislative District. While the vote was not unanimous, my job is to represent all my constituents and vote according to their best interests. Such a responsibility is humbling.
I’m happy to announce my appointment to serve a third consecutive term as majority chairman of the House Game and Fisheries Committee. Interacting with the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) are the primary responsibilities of the committee, which will receive an annual report from each commission in early February and meet publicly to review that report.
HARRISBURG--Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) was sworn in today to her first term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to serve the people of the 178th District.
HARRISBURG – The bicameral, bipartisan Legislative Audit Advisory Commission (LAAC), chaired by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), today voted to accept the audit report of the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s finances for the 2017-18 fiscal year as conducted by an independent certified public accounting firm.
HARRISBURG – The Public Pension Management and Asset Investment Review Commission today released its report, which includes recommendations to improve the transparency and management of investment expenses and returns of the Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) and the Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System (SERS).
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will lead an event hosted by Gold and Blue Star Mothers to remember the fallen, prisoners of war and those missing in action. The ceremony will also honor those who are currently serving in the nation’s armed forces.
WHAT: Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) will join Gov. Tom Wolf and John Wetzel, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, in a panel discussion on Pennsylvania’s new clean slate law, as part of “Criminal Justice Reform, The Road Ahead,” sponsored by The Washington Post. Delozier authored Act 56 of 2018, which made Pennsylvania the first state in the nation to seal nonviolent criminal records after a decade.