State Legislature News

HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the state House’s passage of House Bill 466, which focuses on privatizing Pennsylvania’s liquor stores. “Congratulations to Speaker Mike Turzai, Leader Dave Reed, and House Republicans for their efforts to bring commonsense liquor reform to Pennsylvania,” Gleason said. “For far too [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the announcement of State Senator Scott Wagner as the new Chairman of the Senate Republican Campaign Committee (SRCC). “The Senate Republican Campaign Committee will be in good hands with Senator Scott Wagner at the helm,” Gleason said. “Senator Wagner is a [...] Read More
State Rep. Tarah Toohil, R-116, Butler Township, announced that the National Foundation for Women Legislators has named her as one of its 2014 Elected Women of Excellence Award winners. This award was established in 2013 as part of the foundation’s 75th anniversary to honor the hard work and dedication of women leaders from across the [...] Read More
Politics PA Nick Field … “Martina White is the type of person I will need to join me in the Majority Caucus in Harrisburg to advocate for Northeast Philadelphia,” stated Philly GOP Chairman and State Representative John Taylor. “It is rare to find a candidate that has the combination of tenacity, creativity and intellect that [...] Read More
Freshman state Rep. Harry Lewis Jr. is creating a “big tent” moment for Pennsylvania Republicans. For the first time in 20 years, the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus will include a Republican member. And the Pennsylvania House Republicans will have an African-American in their number. Lewis, a retired principal and longtime head track coach at Coatesville [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the reorganization session of the State House Republican Caucus. “Today, our state House Republican team voted to elect quality leaders who will move our Commonwealth in the right direction,” Gleason said. “Speaker-designate Mike Turzai and the State House Republican leadership team [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the reorganization session of the State Senate Republican Caucus. “Congratulations to President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, Majority Leader Jake Corman and our entire State Senate Republican leadership team on their elections,” Gleason said. “At such an important time in the history [...] Read More
Editorial Delaware County Daily Times … McGarrigle’s experience at both the municipal and county level give him an edge over Kane, who is making his first run for public office. We hope – if elected – McGarrigle continues that independent streak, and is willing to reach across the aisle in an attempt to get things [...] Read More
… She has hammered Solobay throughout the campaign on the amount of money he receives in per diems and thinks that too many Harrisburg legislators have gotten comfortable with job perks that many of their constituents don’t enjoy. She thinks that legislators should be required to provide immediate online information as to the amount they [...] Read More
NorthcentralPA.com HARRISBURG – The General Assembly has unanimously passed legislation to re-name three Potter County Bridges in honor of local WWII and Vietnam Veterans, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Representative Martin Causer (R-67). Senate Bill 1401 was introduced in the Senate by Senator Scarnati and amended in the House by Representative [...] Read More