HARRISBURG – Legislation introduced by Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) to give members of the General Assembly information critical to ensuring sound fiscal management of Pennsylvania’s employee pension funds was approved by the House State Government Committee on Tuesday.
HARRISBURG – A bill to give landowners, particularly farmers, more options to post their property as areas not to trespass on was approved by the House Judiciary Committee with bipartisan support on Tuesday, Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) said.
DILLSBURG – Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) has teamed up with state officials and local law enforcement to host Scam Jam, an educational seminar that presents information about scams and how to prevent becoming a victim in a fun, easy-to-understand manner. The event will be held at the Fairview Township Office, located at 599 Lewisberry Road, New Cumberland, on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 2-4 p.m.
HARRISBURG – In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement that he has unilaterally decided Pennsylvania will join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Reforming school property taxes has been the talk of the General Assembly for decades with numerous proposals put forth. However, mustering the needed votes in the House and Senate for reform has remained elusive.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) today unveiled new legislation to increase criminal penalties for people convicted of aiding or encouraging another person to commit suicide.
WHAT: Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) will discuss her bill called Shawn’s Law in honor of Shawn Shatto, who killed herself after she received a step-by-step guide on how to commit suicide from an online chat forum. Keefer’s bill would increase criminal penalties on those who encourage another person to commit suicide.
I was horrified to read news articles about people who assist and encourage others to commit suicide. There is no way I can even begin to understand what goes through someone’s mind when he or she encourages or aids another person to commit suicide.
DILLSBURG –Rep. Dawn Keefer’s (R-Dillsburg) today announced the speaker for her free annual Farmer’s Breakfast. The speaker will be Jennifer Reed-Harry, an assistant vice president at PennAg Industries Association. She will speak about water issues the agricultural industry is facing.
DILLSBURG – Veterans and their families who live in the 92nd Legislative District are encouraged to attend Rep. Dawn Keefer’s (R-Dillsburg) free ice cream social at the American Legion Post No. 26, 301 Route 15 South, in Dillsburg on Monday, Sept. 30 from 6-8 p.m.
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.