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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).
11/03/2017
In addition to voting to fill local municipality, county row office and judicial vacancies both local and statewide, we are being asked in this Tuesday’s General Election to consider the following question:
09/28/2017
HARRISBURG – The state House has unanimously passed 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. House Bill 1602 may now be considered by the state Senate.
09/05/2017
HARRISBURG – After seven weeks of diligent work to find an alternative to the Senate’s plan to raise taxes on every Pennsylvanian, a group of House Republicans released today the Taxpayers’ Budget to fund the 2017-18 budget without the need to borrow money or increase taxes.
07/12/2017
HARRISBURG – The state House on Tuesday passed House Bill 59, a key piece of the state budget package, on a predominately party-line vote. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), amends the Human Services Code to mandate work requirements for individuals on public assistance who are able to work and choose not to. It also reforms Pennsylvania’s Medical Assistance program to ensure the administration operates these critical programs within the appropriated budget to reduce executive overspending, while ensuring care for the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable citizens.