HARRISBURG – The state Senate today unanimously passed House Bill 88, legislation authored by Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus), which would provide for fair and more accurate accounting of leave time for military service personnel from their civilian jobs. The bill now awaits Gov. Tom Corbett’s signature into law.
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by state Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus) that would allow state agencies to explore improvements in energy efficiency and cost savings without the use of taxpayer dollars passed the House overwhelmingly today. House Bill 1672 may now be taken up by the Senate.
HARRISBURG – Legislation passed today by the House that was strongly supported by York County’s House Republican delegation will continue the job creation and economic development projects generated by Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) while requiring more efficient use of taxpayer dollars. Members of the delegation include House Majority Whip Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Ron Miller (R-Jacobus), Mike Regan (R-Dillsburg) and Will Tallman (R-Hanover).
HARRISBURG - State Reps. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) and Ron Miller (R-Jacobus) are among more than 50 members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly who will square off in a charity softball game as part of Hunger Action Month. The inaugural Capitol All-Stars Softball Game will be played Monday, Sept. 30, at 5:30 p.m., at Metro Bank Park on City Island, Harrisburg.
HARRISBURG – The York County House Republican delegation today joined the majority of its colleagues in supporting House Bill 618, legislation which would bring about much-needed reforms to Pennsylvania’s charter and cyber charter school system. The bill, which passed 173-22, may now be taken up by the state Senate.
YORK – The York County House Republican delegation’s request to have Pennsylvania’s Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) examine the possible taxpayer benefits associated with merging the administrative functions of the county’s public schools has been accepted. Results of the pending analysis will be made available in late 2014.
The York County House Republican delegation will discuss its request to have Pennsylvania’s Independent Fiscal Office examine the potential savings for taxpayers that would result from consolidation of the county’s public school districts.
Two state House committees will hold a joint public hearing to examine House Bill 1576, authored by state Rep. Jeff Pyle (R-Armstrong/Indiana). The legislation, which has bipartisan support in the form of 67 co-sponsors, would standardize the state process for designating species of fish, wildlife or plants as threatened or endangered, and for designating waters as wild trout streams.
HARRISBURG – The House Judiciary Committee held a public hearing Thursday to take testimony on House Bill 1154, legislation authored by state Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus) which would remove exemptions from Pennsylvania’s Crimes Code that permit certain types of harassment in labor disputes.
HARRISBURG – In voting to support a spending plan for the current fiscal year, York County’s House Republican delegation sent more than $1.6 million to five providers of half-day and/or full-day pre-kindergarten classes in York County.
HARRISBURG – Aiming to promote economic development across York County and the entire Commonwealth, the county’s House Republican delegation praised Gov. Tom Corbett’s signing into law on Wednesday House Bill 465, the Tax Code portion of the 2013-14 state budget package. Members of the delegation include House Majority Whip Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), along with Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Ron Miller (R-Jacobus), Mike Regan (R-Dillsburg) and Will Tallman (R-Hanover).
HARRISBURG – With full support from the York County Republican delegation, the House has moved to Gov. Tom Corbett’s desk House Bill 1437, the general appropriations portion of the 2013-14 state budget. The bill contains no new taxes and spends $28.376 billion, a modest 2.3 percent increase over last year, which is within the rate of inflation.
HARRISBURG – Serving as the first York County woman to serve under a Pennsylvania governor’s cabinet, the York County Republican House delegation congratulates Beverly D. Mackereth for her recent confirmation as secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare. Members of the delegation include House Majority Whip Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Ron Miller (R-Jacobus), Mike Regan (R-Dillsburg) and Will Tallman (R-Hanover).
HARRISBURG – The York County Republican House delegation today announced Pennsylvania’s five southcentral counties will receive more than $1.3 million in revenue from the collection of an impact fee on natural gas drilling activities in the Marcellus Shale.
The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by state Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus), is set to vote House Bill 343. The legislation, sponsored by Miller, was to be voted last week, but was postponed for subsequent amendments.