Warner Launches Food Allergy Caucus

Warner Launches Food Allergy Caucus

Nov. 22, 2019 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – Continuing his commitment to raising awareness about the prevalence of food allergies in the Commonwealth, Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) has created a Food Allergy Caucus within the House of Representatives.

Pickett’s Consumer Protection Bill Heads to House Floor

Pickett’s Consumer Protection Bill Heads to House Floor

Oct. 30, 2019 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – Legislation that would provide protections from surprise medical balance bills to Pennsylvania consumers, sponsored by Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), on Tuesday was unanimously reported out of the House Insurance Committee, which Pickett chairs. House Bill 1862 will next be considered by the full House.

Respect for a Heartbeat

Respect for a Heartbeat

Oct. 30, 2019 / Press Release

We are elected to address issues, not avoid them. In the spirit of not shying away from tough topics, I’d like to tackle another one…abortion. On Oct. 21, I proudly spoke in support of the heartbeat bill (House Bill 1977), which would outlaw abortions after detection of a heartbeat, which I believe to be undeniable proof of two individual lives being present.

PA Police Embrace “Yellow Dot” Safety Program

PA Police Embrace “Yellow Dot” Safety Program

Oct. 16, 2019 / Press Release

The Municipal Police Officers’ Education & Training Commission (MPOTEC) was established in 1974 to establish certification and training standards for Municipal Police Officers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It was recently decided that police officers in Pennsylvania will now be trained on the Yellow Dot program.

Bipartisan Jobs Bill Now Law

Bipartisan Jobs Bill Now Law

Oct. 16, 2019 / Press Release

As a member of the Professional Licensure Committee Chairman, I joined with my Democrat colleagues this session to pass a bill sponsored by both our Republican and Democrat chairmen into law that removed the barriers for professionals entering Pennsylvania who require state licensing for their jobs.

Prepare for Emergencies with 30 Days/30 Ways

Prepare for Emergencies with 30 Days/30 Ways

Oct. 16, 2019 / Press Release

The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) is encouraging citizens to take steps to prepare for emergencies by participating in September’s 30 Days/30 Ways preparedness event in which participants can win prizes of safety gear to help them get through an emergency.

Bucks, Montco House Lawmakers Lead on Clean Water Bill

Bucks, Montco House Lawmakers Lead on Clean Water Bill

Sep. 30, 2019 / Press Release

HARRISBURG—A unified group of Republican House members from Montgomery and Bucks counties led the effort to pass legislation by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) to address ongoing public water and environmental remediation costs from PFAS contamination, and to ensure area residents have clean drinking water.

Addressing Our Property Tax Dilemma

Addressing Our Property Tax Dilemma

Sep. 04, 2019 / Press Release

I told voters during last year’s campaign school property tax was my top priority. Eight months into my first term as state representative for the 93rd District, my focus hasn’t changed.

The Issues Facing Property Tax Reform

The Issues Facing Property Tax Reform

Aug. 21, 2019 / Press Release

For years, if not decades, people have urged the Pennsylvania General Assembly to come up with a viable solution for relief from school property taxes that are forcing senior citizens out of their homes. But their appeals appeared to fall on deaf ears. Believe me, I know the frustration as I was one of those people asking my elected officials to fix this problem.

The Issues Facing Property Tax Reform

The Issues Facing Property Tax Reform

Aug. 21, 2019 / Press Release

For years, if not decades, people have urged the Pennsylvania General Assembly to come up with a viable solution for relief from school property taxes that are forcing senior citizens out of their homes. But their appeals appeared to fall on deaf ears. Believe me, I know the frustration as I was one of those people asking my elected officials to fix this problem.

Hahn Appointed to Property Tax Working Group

Hahn Appointed to Property Tax Working Group

Aug. 16, 2019 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – As a former legislative staff member and nearly five-term member of the Legislature, state Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-Bushkill Township) has been on the front lines of the property tax debate. For that reason, she has been appointed to serve on a School Property Tax Working Group that met Monday for the second time. The group consists of House and Senate members from both sides of the aisle.