HARRISBURG – Lancaster County state Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) has been elected to serve as the 141st speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives by a majority vote. He was sworn in to serve out the 2019-20 legislative session.
Camp Hill - Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland), together with PennLive, is hosting a Tribute to 2020 Seniors event, offering a free graduation photoshoot for local high school graduating seniors in the 87th District.
HARRISBURG – Members of the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives representing Cumberland County are pleased to announce they voted to send nearly $23 million in COVID-19 relief to Cumberland County commissioners to distribute to small businesses and organizations adversely affected by the governor’s orders and regulations over the last three months. The delegation, which consists of Reps. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland), Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland), Torren Ecker (R-Cumberland/Adams), Dawn Keefer (R-Cumberland/York), Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) and Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland); and Sens. Judy Ward (R-30), Mike Regan (R-31) and Doug Mastriano (R-33), issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf yesterday vetoed legislation approved by both chambers of the General Assembly, only to turn around 120 minutes later to enact the same measure by executive fiat.
HARRISBURG - Several state lawmakers who are military veterans are demanding Gov. Tom Wolf apologize for offensive statements he made today, directed at those critical of his executive order closing Pennsylvania businesses.
HARRISBURG – House Democrats today blocked a measure which would have provided the Wolf administration with necessary COVID-19 testing tools it requested to help protect Pennsylvanians and reopen the state. Southcentral region state legislators, including House Appropriations Majority Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Mike Jones (R-York Township), Greg Rothman (R-Camp Hill), Sheryl Delozier (R-Lower Allen Township), Paul Schemel (R-Franklin), Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) and Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle), issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG –The House today approved Senate Bill 613 to require the governor to follow federal guidelines to determine which businesses are considered life-sustaining, bringing parity to the Pennsylvania business community and keeping in line with practices of surrounding states. In response, area House Republican members, who are House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Mike Jones (R-York Township), Greg Rothman (R-Camp Hill), Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland), Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) and Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – At a time when Pennsylvanians are making enormous sacrifices in their day-to-day lives, today the Pennsylvania House of Representatives took the first steps toward finding solutions to the growing list of professional and economic impacts from the COVID-19 virus.
HARRISBURG – After hearing from local business owners, construction workers and others, members of the House of Representatives from York, Adams and Cumberland counties joined together to urge Gov. Tom Wolf to allow construction projects to be completed and to allow workers to return to job sites. Previously, Wolf included construction on the list of “non-essential” businesses, which put a halt to construction projects in Pennsylvania. In response, the members, who are House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle), Greg Rothman (R-Camp Hill) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) issued the following statement:
IN RESPONSE TO THE INQUIRIES ABOUT THE GOVERNOR'S GUIDANCE AND ORDERS, PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING. I ENCOURAGE YOU TO FOLLOW AS GUIDANCE FROM THE CDC AND AND THE PA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) today announced that the Borough of Camp Hill has been awarded $28,667 in Boating Facility Grant funding by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) for improvements to their Creek Road kayak launch along the Conodoguinet Creek.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) today announced that every school in the 87th District was awarded School Safety and Security Grant Program Funds totaling $195,357 by the Pennsylvanian Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD)’s School Safety and Security Committee.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) issued the following statement in response to the governor’s budget proposal:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) announced today that Hampden Township was awarded a $60,702 ARLE grant from PennDOT to cover the cost of numerous safety improvements to the Wertzville Road corridor.
HARRISBURG –Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) today announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has awarded a $400,000 grant to Silver Spring Township through the Multimodal Transportation Fund Program to improve the intersections at Silver Spring Road and Woods Drive, located in Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County. The grant will also assist with stormwater improvements.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Monday approved legislation to support families of first responders by eliminating realty transfer tax burdens for up to five years, said Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland), who co-sponsored the measure.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) announced today that East Pennsboro Township Authority was awarded a $500,000 Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) loan to cover the cost of a municipal authority non-point source project. Non-point source water pollution includes pollution from diffused sources including runoff from farms, managed forests and urban areas. Such pollution may be caused by snowmelt and rainfall runoff.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) today expressed his support and excitement for increased care options being offered at the Lebanon VA Medical Center’s (VAMC) Cumberland County VA Clinic, located at 5070 Ritter Road. The clinic announced today that it will now be offering cardiology and pulmonary services on-site for more convenient and quality care service options.
HARRISBURG – In honor of the late Sen. Harold F. Mowery Jr., Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) today introduced a bill designating the bridge carrying Route 1025 over U.S. Route 11/15 in East Pennsboro Township, Cumberland County, as the “Senator Hal Mowery Memorial Bridge.”
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) to raise the age for the purchase of all tobacco, e-cigarette and like products, to age 21, with consideration for members of our armed services, has formally been introduced as House Bill 1823.