Are Colleges Fleecing Our Middle Class?

Apr. 16, 2019 /

For decades youth have been preached the need for a college education. While I agree pursuing a quality education is a benefit not only to students, but for all society, I question the need to push our students into attending college when it may not be for them.

Keefer to Host Small Business Outreach Event

Mar. 28, 2019 /

DILLSBURG – To assist current and potential business owners, Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) will host the Shippensburg University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for a Small Business Outreach Day event at her office, 12 N. Baltimore St., on Tuesday, April 9, from 1-3 p.m. Appointments are not necessary, but you may reserve a time to talk with staff.

Bill Would Protect Babies with Down Syndrome

Mar. 21, 2019 /

Close to 100 percent of children diagnosed with Down syndrome are terminated before birth in Iceland. This has led to the near eradication of those with Down syndrome.

Keefer to Host Firearm Owner Rights and Responsibilities Seminar in Franklintown

Mar. 08, 2019 /

DILLSBURG – As part of efforts to better inform gunowners of their rights and responsibilities, Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) will hold a Firearm Owner Rights and Responsibilities Seminar at the Franklintown Fire Company, 107 Baltimore Road, Franklintown, on Wednesday, April 3, from 6-8 p.m. A second seminar will be held in Fairview Township in May.

Keefer to Host REAL ID Pre-Verification Event in Dillsburg

Feb. 11, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – With REAL IDs about to be made available in Pennsylvania, Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) will host an event to assist residents with pre-verifying documents required to obtain a REAL ID. The event will be held in the cafeteria Northern High School, 653 S. Baltimore St., on Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 5-8 p.m.

‘Shadow Budget’ Funds to be Used as Part of State Budget

Feb. 06, 2019 /

As I sat in my seat on the House floor and listened to Gov. Tom Wolf deliver his budget address, I was shocked to hear him not only acknowledge but also learn he plans to transfer funds from “shadow budget” accounts to fund his proposed spending as part of the 2019-20 state budget.

Adams-York County House Republicans Answer Wolf Budget Proposal with Calls for Fiscal Responsibility

Feb. 05, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Members of the Adams-York House Republican delegation - Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Mike Jones (R-York Township), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) and Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg) – issued this statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2019-20 budget proposal, which calls for $1.4 billion in increased spending: