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07/10/2018
YORK – State Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-York County), majority chairman of the House Game and Fisheries Committee, welcomed today’s decision by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s (PFBC’s) Board of Commissioners to delay $2 million in program reductions that were to take effect this month.
06/20/2018
HARRISBURG –Members of the York County House Republican Delegation have once again held the line on taxes with approval of House Bill 2121, the general appropriations portion of the state budget package of legislation.
06/13/2018
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives on this week passed legislation to help strengthen the protections for the most vulnerable victims of crime. Public safety is a core function of government, and the bills passed by the House take additional steps to support crime victims.
06/12/2018
WHAT: The House Game and Fisheries Committee, chaired by state Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-York), will hold a public hearing to discuss Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and its threat to Pennsylvania’s cervid population. CWD attacks the brain of infected deer, elk and moose, producing small lesions that eventually result in death.
05/21/2018
WHAT: State Reps. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) and Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) will honor the life and service of Martin W. Kondor, a graduate of Eastern York High School who died in the line of duty on April 29, 2004. As the result of Act 4 of 2018, the Codorus Furnace Road bridge over the Codorus Creek in East Manchester and Hellam townships will be named the SPC Martin W. Kondor Memorial Bridge.
05/18/2018
We are very fortunate to have such a tremendous asset as the York County School of Technology in our midst. The great statesman Ben Franklin once said, “He that hath a trade hath an estate.” The York County School of Technology has borrowed those words to use as its motto and done a tremendous job in upholding them as the oldest on-going career and technical school in the United States.
04/17/2018
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to promote work or community engagement for able-bodied residents who receive Medical Assistance (MA) program benefits through the state.
03/16/2018
HARRISBURG – Members of the York County Republican delegation to the House of Representatives recently joined their colleagues in approving a measure to give voters the option to reduce the size of the Legislature.
02/06/2018
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by state Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) that would honor the memory and service of United States Army Specialist Martin Wilson Kondor of York County is now headed to the desk of Gov. Tom Wolf following unanimous passage Monday evening.
02/01/2018
HARRISBURG – With the state budget process soon to begin, members of the Common Sense Caucus (CSC), a group of 18 rank-and-file Republican members from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, are calling on negotiators to control spending and hold the line on taxes.
01/31/2018
WHAT: Members of the Common Sense Caucus (CSC), a group of 18 rank-and-file Republican members from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, will host a news conference to discuss Gov. Tom Wolf’s upcoming budget address, which will be presented to the General Assembly on Tuesday, Feb. 6. The legislators will preview what they anticipate to be part of the governor’s proposed spending plan for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
01/18/2018
HARRISBURG – Members of the York County delegation to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives are saddened to learn of a shooting in Harrisburg this morning that resulted in the death of a deputy U.S. marshal and injury of a York City Police officer, both of whom lived in York County.
01/11/2018
If you enjoy outdoor activities, there are plenty of places in our area from which to choose when it comes to fishing, boating and hiking. That being said, people have their favorites and access to one of them was lost late last year when Talen Energy, the owner/operator of the Brunner Island Steam Electric Station in York Haven, decided to make its property off limits.
12/12/2017
HARRISBURG – Motivated by the light cast upon the Commonwealth’s current, failing budget system and policies over the past five months, an ad-hoc budget group of 18 rank-and-file House Republican members refused to stop with the submission of a no-tax-or-borrow budget revenue proposal. The group, which proposed using tax dollars stowed away in reserve accounts instead of increasing taxes, has continued to meet weekly since the submission of the proposal, and has formally organized as the Common Sense Caucus (CSC).