Cumberland County Delegation Announces Nearly $23 Million in COVID-19 Relief

May. 28, 2020 /

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:

Southcentral House Republicans Move to Expand COVID-19 Testing

Apr. 29, 2020 /

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:

Local House Republicans Vote to Bring Parity to Pennsylvania Businesses

Apr. 14, 2020 /

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:

House Republicans Begin Path to Pandemic Recovery

Apr. 07, 2020 /

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.

House Republicans from York, Adams and Cumberland Counties Urge Wolf to Allow Construction Workers to Work

Mar. 26, 2020 /

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:

Rothman Announces $28,667 for Creek Road Kayak Launch in Camp Hill

Feb. 28, 2020 /

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.

Rothman Announces $400,000 Grant for Silver Spring Township, $600,000 Grant for Hampden Terminal II

Nov. 13, 2019 /

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.

Rothman Says East Pennsboro Township to Receive $500,000 PENNVEST Loan

Oct. 16, 2019 /

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.

Rothman Applauds New Services at Cumberland County VA Clinic

Oct. 15, 2019 /

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.

Rothman Introduces Legislation to Curb Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic

Sep. 16, 2019 /

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.

Rothman Issues Statement on Passage of 2019-20 Budget

Jun. 26, 2019 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after voting for House Bill 790, the General Appropriations portion of the 2019-20 state budget, which passed the state House today by a vote of 140-62. The legislation may now be taken up by the state Senate.

State Delegation Backs Joyce's Call For Pennsylvania National Guard Troops To Provide Assistance At Southern Border

May. 29, 2019 /

HARRISBURG, PA – State lawmakers from Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District today joined together to support their Congressman in his effort to make Pennsylvania’s National Guard available to address the crisis on the southern border. Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) last week led a group of four other Pennsylvania Congressmen in a letter to Governor Wolf making the request. Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) , Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-11), Rep. Scott Perry (PA-10), and Rep. Mike Kelly (PA-16) joined Joyce on the letter.