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.

Keefer Joins Committee in Call to Review Mask Mandate

Sep. 15, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Recognizing the means in which Gov. Tom Wolf, through the Department of Health, issued a statewide mask mandate for students and school staff, exceeded his authority, Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) joined members of the House Health Committee to call on the Joint Committee on Documents to review the mandate.

House Approves Keefer’s Bill to Rein in Regulations

May. 04, 2021 /

HARRISBURG –Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) has remained steadfastly committed to reining in government and, specifically burdensome regulations. In keeping with the idea that unneeded regulations harm businesses and residents, and hinders economic growth, the House today approved her legislation to establish an enhanced review of proposed regulations that would have a great financial impact on businesses and taxpayers.

Protecting Female Athletes’ Right to Compete

Apr. 05, 2021 /

Decades ago, woman fought hard to be treated as equals in the wide world of extracurricular sports, the culmination of which was Title IX to require schools that receive federal dollars to provide equal athletic opportunities to male and female athletes. The emphasis was girls should not have to complete with boys for their chances to follow their passions to fairly compete in athletics against other girls.

State Reps Introduce Bill to Keep Women’s Sports Fun and Fair

Apr. 05, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Today, five women members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives – Reps. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland), Martina White (R-Philadelphia), Valerie Gaydos (R- Allegheny), Dawn Keefer (York/Cumberland) and Stephanie Borowicz (R- Clinton/Centre) – held a press conference introducing House Bill 972, the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act.

House Members to Introduce Fairness in Women’s Sports Act

Apr. 02, 2021 /

WHAT: Coalition of House members to introduce The Fairness in Women’s Sports Act in response to the current administration’s nationwide executive order requiring that biological males be permitted to compete on women’s school sports teams.

York County Lawmakers Applaud Investigation into COVID-19 Nursing Home Deaths

Mar. 01, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – It was announced today that the House Government Oversight Committee will investigate the Wolf administration’s handling of nursing homes and long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the York County House Republican delegation, consisting of House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Mike Jones (R-York Township), issued the following statement:

Wolf Out of Touch, Continues Mismanagement in Budget Address

Feb. 03, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The Cumberland County delegation to the state House of Representatives Wednesday were dismayed Gov. Tom Wolf’s annual budget address made no mention of fixing his dysfunctional unemployment system or addressing the economic distress his unilateral decisions to shut some business down is causing.