HARRISBURG – The week of May 5-11, 2013, will be recognized as “Drinking Water Week” in Pennsylvania, following passage Wednesday of House Resolution 271, authored by state Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus), majority chairman of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania and Alaska are the only states that do not have standards for water well construction. With that in mind, the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by state Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus), held a public hearing Wednesday to discuss legislation that would establish, on a statewide basis, what to this point only some local governments have done.
HARRISBURG – Five pieces of legislation designed to encourage use of natural gas in Pennsylvania may now be voted by the full House following passage today by the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by state Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus).
Five bills that are part of the Marcellus Works Package will be voted by the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by state Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus). Marcellus Works is an effort to create incentives for the use of the clean natural gas which is plentiful under Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale formation.
HARRISBURG – Members of the York County House Republican Delegation today made a historic vote in support of House Bill 790, which would end the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s role in the sale and marketing of wine and liquor so it would instead focus on enforcing state liquor laws.
The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by state Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus), will hold an informational meeting on the nutrient credit trading program enacted by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure and Investment Authority (PENNVEST).
HARRISBURG – The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, led by Majority Chairman Ron Miller (R-Jacobus), today passed legislation requiring the design, construction and renovation of certain state-owned or state-leased buildings comply with energy and high-performance building standards. House Bill 34 may now be taken up by the full House.
The House Agriculture Affairs Committee today unanimously passed House Bill 84, legislation authored by state Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus) which would ease inspection requirements for Pennsylvania farms and the counties in which they sit.
HARRISBURG – The deadline for nonprofit organizations and charities to submit annual and semi-annual reports as part of the updated Small Games of Chance Act is being extended for one year, Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus) said today.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus) has been appointed majority chairman of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee for the 2013-14 legislative session.
YORK – Members of the York County Republican House Delegation have extended their appreciation to U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Bob Casey (D-PA) for their amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act in support of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. They released the following statement regarding the amendment:
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus) and his staff will be hosting a holiday open house Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. His office is located at 6872 Susquehanna Trail South, between Jacobus and Loganville.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus) is co-sponsoring legislation which authorizes tax credits for emergency responders in an effort to boost participation. House Bill 142 now belongs to the state Senate following unanimous passage Tuesday by the House.
HARRISBURG – A measure to provide former service members with an identification card clearly noting their veteran’s status passed the House of Representatives today with the overwhelming support of the York County Republican delegation. House Bill 2428 will create an identification that will allow Pennsylvania’s veterans to more easily access the myriad of benefits available to them for their loyal service to the nation.
HARRSBURG – In response to a number of concerns expressed by organizations in his district, state Rep. Ron Miller (R-Jacobus) has authored legislation which would exempt specific nonprofit groups from certain reporting requirements brought on by recent changes to the Local Option Small Games of Chance Act.