HARRISBURG – As part of the 2022-23 state budget, lawmakers recently approved funding for the University of Pittsburgh and other state-related universities, including Penn State, Temple and Lincoln universities.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) joined a majority of his colleagues in the state House on Thursday by voting in support of a $42.3 billion budget that increases investments in key areas.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Craig Williams (R-Chester/Delaware) joined a majority of House colleagues in passing a budget for 2022-23 that increases funding for education and public safety.
HARRISBURG – Dramatic across-the-board increases in spending presented in the 2022-23 state budget would be detrimental to Pennsylvania’s future fiscal health, according to Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin), who voted against the measure.
HARRISBURG – The $42.8 billion budget passed by the House this week pays off debt, saves money for the future, and makes critical investments in programs that help older adults, children and low-income families, according to Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon).
HARRISBURG – The $42.8 billion budget passed this week by the House helps vulnerable Pennsylvanians by expanding the Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for older and disabled adults, investing in energy assistance for low-income families, making historic investments in Pre-K Counts and Head Start, and creating a child care tax credit at the state level, according to Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin).
HARRISBURG – The $42.8 billion budget passed by the House this week makes historic investments in education, public safety, infrastructure and taxpayer relief for vulnerable Pennsylvanians, according to Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).
HARRISBURG – The 2022-23 state budget approved by the House this week makes important investments in agriculture and water quality, while simultaneously tackling needed reforms in election policies and lowering the Corporate Net Income Tax rate, according to Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin).
In recent weeks, the General Assembly has been laboring on the 2022-23 state budget. I will release details once the spending blueprint becomes final.
It cannot be doubted that the issues facing our national economy are having a negative impact on every single Pennsylvania household.
HARRISBURG- A bill aimed at tackling delays in permitting that have led to flooding and property damage in the Northern Tier of the Commonwealth has passed the House, said Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne), prime sponsor of the bill.
HARRISBURG – Recognizing the serious threat posed to wildlife, livestock and pets by balloon litter, Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) has introduced legislation to prohibit intentional balloon releases in the Commonwealth.
WHAT: The bridge carrying State Route 3004 over the Allegheny River in Roulette Township, Potter County, is being designated the SSG Gerrith Kibbe Memorial Bridge.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) announced today that the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) awarded nearly $6,400 in funding to Girard Borough, Erie County, to preserve and maintain Pennsylvania’s history. The money comes from the Keystone Historic Preservation (KHP) Grant Program.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-Northumberland/Snyder) is reminding veterans who are residents of the 108th Legislative District about the monthly outreach event she continues to provide for them.
HARRISBURG – Working to bring fairness and equality for students seeking a higher education, Rep. Eric Nelson (R-Westmoreland) today introduced legislation that would create a Pennsylvania College Voucher Program.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would create an elderly veteran’s day care program within the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives recently.