HARRISBURG – Five local schools are receiving grants totaling $175,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Education today to expand computer science programs for students, according to members of the PA General Assembly’s York County Republican delegation.
Going into the new year, my mantra is to take Pennsylvania from a good state to a great state. To that end, we in the General Assembly must build upon the achievements of 2019 and take advantage of the abundance of opportunity within Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – The York County House Republican delegation announced today that the York County School of Technology is the recipient of a $50,000 grant to improve career and technical education (CTE).
HARRISBURG – No tax dollar collected, held or spent by state government belongs to the government. The money belongs to the people who entrust elected officials to be fair stewards of their money.
DILLSBURG – Residents are invited to attend an open house at the office of Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) on Thursday, Jan. 9, from 4-6 p.m. Her district office is located at 12 N. Baltimore St. in Dillsburg.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania property owners now have another option to post notices prohibiting trespassing on their land after Rep. Dawn Keefer’s (R-Dillsburg) House Bill 1772 was signed into law. The law allows property owners to use purple paint in lieu of traditional signs.
HARRISBURG – The House today approved legislation by Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) to give landowners more options to mark their properties as private.
I’ve written and spoken about Pennsylvania’s budget many times. We know the issues; there is never enough money regardless of how much revenue is generated and Pennsylvania’s spending perpetually outpaces the economy of our state.
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.
DILLSBURG – Residents interested in attending Rep. Dawn Keefer’s (R-Dillsburg) free annual Farmer’s Breakfast should mark Thursday, Oct. 10, on their calendars. That’s the date Keefer will hold the breakfast from 8-10 a.m. at the Wellsville Fire Company, 95 Community St. Wellsville.