HARRISBURG – Today, Gov. Tom Wolf addressed a joint session of the General Assembly on his administration’s 2017-18 budget proposal.
LANCASTER – Rep. Brett Miller (R-East Hempfield) is hosting a concealed carry seminar that residents may attend at no charge. The seminar will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center, 101 Champ Blvd., near Manheim.
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County House Republican Delegation this afternoon voted for forward momentum in protecting taxpayers from rising property taxes and safeguarding retirement benefits earned by current retirees and employees in the Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) and the State Employees’ Retirement System (SERS). The public pension reform measure would create a hybrid 401(k)-style and cash balance plan only for future state and school employees who first begin service on Jan. 1, 2018, or July 1, 2018, respectively.
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County House Republican delegation – State Reps. Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom), Mindy Fee (R-Manheim), Keith J. Greiner (R-Upper Leacock), Dave Hickernell (R-West Donegal), Steve Mentzer (R-Lititz), Brett Miller (R-East Hempfield) and Dave Zimmerman (R-East Earl) – issued the following statement regarding the Sunday terrorist attack in Orlando, Fl., that left nearly 50 dead and over 50 wounded:
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County Republican Delegation today voted to pass legislation that would restore the deep K-12 education cuts induced by Gov. Tom Wolf when he vetoed the fiscal code on March 23.
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County Republican Delegation today expressed relief that Gov. Tom Wolf has finally allowed the 2015-16 budget to pass.
HARRISBURG – Senators Ryan Aument (R-36), Lloyd Smucker (R-13), and Representatives Bryan Cutler (R-100), Mindy Fee (R-37), Keith Greiner (R-43), Dave Hickernell (R-98), Steve Mentzer (R-97), Brett Miller (R-41) and Dave Zimmerman (R-99) today sent an urgent letter to Governor Wolf imploring him to keep Pennsylvania’s public schools open.
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster Republican delegation to the state House of Representatives today joined a strong bipartisan majority of their colleagues to pass House Bill 1801 by a vote of 128-63, a supplemental spending bill that would appropriate an additional $6.05 billion for the 2015-16 fiscal year to fully fund the remaining components of the state budget that remain unfunded following several line-item vetoes by Gov. Tom Wolf on Dec. 29.
HARRISBURG — A renewed effort to save taxpayer dollars by cutting government waste and inefficiencies is in the forefront as the House Majority Policy Committee this week launched PennSAVE. Rep. Brett Miller (R-East Hempfield) was among the lawmakers appointed to spearhead the effort.
HARRISBURG – Today, the Lancaster County House Republican Delegation was present for a joint session of the General Assembly as Gov. Tom Wolf delivered his budget address for 2016-17.
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County Republican Delegation today expressed deep disappointment in Gov. Tom Wolf’s inability to accept compromise during his first year in elected office.
MANOR TOWNSHIP – Rep. Brett Miller (R-East Hempfield) announced today that an American Legion service officer will offer assistance to veterans of the 41st District in his Lancaster-area office on Thursday, Dec. 17.
HARRISBURG – In response to Governor Wolf’s announcement yesterday that Pennsylvania would continue to accept and host Syrian refugees, Lancaster County legislators wrote the Governor to confirm that the refugees being relocated to the Commonwealth have no ties to extremist groups and that they have not engaged or aided in terroristic activities.
HARRISBURG- The Lancaster County House Republican Delegation today voted to oppose Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed tax increases on hard-working Pennsylvanians. Wolf proposed a 16 percent increase in the Personal Income Tax and an effective 14 percent tax rate on natural gas drilling operations. The governor’s proposals were opposed by 127 members and supported by 73 members; Gov. Wolf did not receive unanimous support from House Democrats.
HARRISBURG- The Lancaster County House Republican Delegation voted today to approve emergency funding for struggling social service agencies and schools. The legislation, Senate Bills 1000 and 1001, would provide four months of funding for government operations applied retroactively to the beginning of the fiscal year July 1 through Oct. 31. This legislation would release $11 billion in state and more than $24 billion in federal funds. The bills are being sent to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk for his signature into law, following a party line vote in the House of Representatives.