Keefer, Rowe to Lead First-Ever Pennsylvania Freedom Caucus

Dec. 01, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – State Reps. Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) and David Rowe (R-Union/Snyder) have been chosen to lead the Pennsylvania Freedom Caucus, which was formally introduced during a Monday news conference at the state Capital. The 23-member group selected Keefer to serve as chairwoman, while Rowe is the caucus’ founding vice chairman.

York County Lawmakers Announce Funding for New Police HQ

Nov. 21, 2022 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – Northern York County Regional Police received funding for a new facility through a state grant program, House State Government Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover), House Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) and Sens. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) and Mike Regan (R-York/Cumberland) announced.

York House GOP Delegation Votes to Impeach Philadelphia DA

Nov. 16, 2022 /

HARRISBURG- The York County Republican delegation to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted today to impeach District Attorney Larry Krasner, citing his role in Philadelphia’s skyrocketing crime rates as cause for action.

York House GOP Delegation Supports Impeachment of Krasner

Oct. 26, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – The York County Republican delegation to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives announced today they are strongly supporting the Articles of Impeachment filed today against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner for failing to uphold his oath of office and wanton disregard for public safety.

Lawmakers Demand ID Verification and Proper Handling of Absentee, Mail-in Ballots

Oct. 25, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – With Election Day looming, Reps. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) and Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) were joined by more than a dozen of their House colleagues in sending a letter to acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman today, insisting that she immediately issue a directive to county election officials on the proper handling of absentee and mail-in ballots.

York County House Republicans Move to Hold Philly DA in Contempt

Sep. 13, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – The York County Republican delegation to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives joined a large bipartisan group of lawmakers to hold Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner in contempt after he refused to adhere to a subpoena issued by the House Select Committee on Restoring Law and Order.

Grove, Keefer Invite Residents to Informative Concealed Carry Seminar

Aug. 23, 2022 /

DOVER – Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) are teaming up to offer residents of the 196th and 92nd Legislative Districts the opportunity to learn more about Pennsylvania’s current gun laws during a Concealed Carry Seminar they’ll host in September.

Keefer to Hold Damaged License Plate Replacement Event

May. 20, 2022 /

DILLSBURG – Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) is teaming up with the Northern York County Regional Police Department to help constituents with free replacement of license plates that have become difficult to read.

House Moves to Slash Taxes, Create More Economically Friendly Environment

Apr. 29, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – During session this week, the House moved with bipartisan support to slash Pennsylvania’s Corporate Net Income Tax (CNIT). In response, the York County House Republican delegation, consisting of House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover), Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Mike Jones (R-York Township), issued the following statement:

York House GOP Delegation: Wolf Wants More Unsustainable Spending

Feb. 08, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – In response Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to increase spending by $6.2 billion, the York County House Republican delegation consisting of House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover), Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) issued the following statement:

Keefer Bill to Would Increase Access to COVID-19 Treatments

Feb. 07, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Aiming to ensure Pennsylvanians have access to additional COVID-19 treatments, the House Health Committee advanced today legislation by Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) to allow for prescribing and dispensing drugs approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for off-label use to treat coronavirus infections.

Keefer Bill to Crackdown on Costly Low Bidders Approved by Committee

Jan. 26, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – While the lowest bid is certainly the most attractive, it is not always in the best interest of taxpayers to accept it when it comes to projects. With that in mind, the House State Government Committee approved House Bill 2269 by Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) to require state officials to also consider a perspective contractor’s documented prior performance in other states.

Where’s the Treatment for COVID-19?

Jan. 12, 2022 / Editorial

Where is the treatment? Almost two years into the COVID-19 pandemic and people remain paralyzed by fear, many not even questioning the lack of effective preventative or universal outpatient treatment for the virus.

York County House Members React to Court Decision on Mask Mandate

Nov. 10, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – State Reps. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Mike Jones (R-Dallastown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) and Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), majority chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in reaction to today’s Commonwealth Court decision to invalidate the mask mandate imposed on Pennsylvania’s schools by Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam:

Keefer Shawn’s Law Bill Sent to Governor for Signature

Sep. 21, 2021 /

HARRISBURG ¬– Rep. Dawn Keefer’s (R-Dillsburg) Shawn’s Law (House Bill 184), to hold accountable people who instruct, cause or solicit another person to take his or her own life, is going to the governor for his signature after being approved by the House on concurrence today.