House Moves to Slash Taxes, Create More Economically Friendly Environment

Apr. 29, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – During session this week, the House moved with bipartisan support to slash Pennsylvania’s Corporate Net Income Tax (CNIT). In response, the York County House Republican delegation, consisting of House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover), Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Mike Jones (R-York Township), issued the following statement:

York House GOP Delegation: Wolf Wants More Unsustainable Spending

Feb. 08, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – In response Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to increase spending by $6.2 billion, the York County House Republican delegation consisting of House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover), Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) issued the following statement:

Saylor, Gillespie Applaud Health Care Worker Support Funding

Jan. 26, 2022 /

YORK- Reps. Stan Saylor (R-York) and Keith Gillespie (R-York) today applauded the passage of critical funding that will be directed to hospitals and frontline health care workers who continue to keep our communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gillespie Elected Chair of PA Delegation to Chesapeake Bay Commission

Jan. 12, 2022 /

HARRISBURG, PA – Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-York) was elected chair of the Pennsylvania Delegation to the tri-state Chesapeake Bay Commission for 2022. Gillespie’s district includes several communities in eastern York County, part of an area identified as “Tier 1” for action under the Commonwealth’s plan to reduce nutrient and sediment pollution to the bay.

Saylor, Gillespie Announce Funding for New Springettsbury Township Police Station

Dec. 06, 2021 /

YORK- Reps. Stan Saylor (R-York) and Keith Gillespie (R-York) announced a $3.5 million grant for Springettsbury Township in York County. The grant will support the construction of a new police station and renovations at the administration building. The project will also incorporate a new training center with advanced IT capabilities for use by the township, first responders, and the public and a secure area for tax collections.

York County House Members React to Court Decision on Mask Mandate

Nov. 10, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – State Reps. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Mike Jones (R-Dallastown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) and Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), majority chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in reaction to today’s Commonwealth Court decision to invalidate the mask mandate imposed on Pennsylvania’s schools by Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam:

York County Lawmakers Applaud Investigation into COVID-19 Nursing Home Deaths

Mar. 01, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – It was announced today that the House Government Oversight Committee will investigate the Wolf administration’s handling of nursing homes and long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the York County House Republican delegation, consisting of House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Mike Jones (R-York Township), issued the following statement:

After Universal Shutdowns of the State’s Economy, Wolf’s offers a Budget that Crushes Pennsylvania’s Working Families

Feb. 03, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal, the York County House Republican delegation consisting of House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) issued the following statement:

Public Trust in Elections Must Be Restored, Gillespie Says

Jan. 22, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The House State Government Committee met Thursday for a hearing with Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar and Deputy Secretary for Elections and Commissions Jonathan Marks. The committee discussed inconsistencies and misinterpretations of election guidance leading up to, and through, the 2020 General Election. State Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) issued the following statement regarding the hearing:

Gillespie Continues Chairmanship of Game and Fisheries Committee

Jan. 11, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) today announced that he has been reappointed to serve as chairman of the House Game and Fisheries Committee during the 2021-22 legislative session. Gillespie will also serve on the House Professional Licensure Committee.

Local Republicans Issue Statement on Storming of U.S. Capitol

Jan. 06, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – In response to the storming of the United States Capitol by protestors, local Republicans, Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), House State Government Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) Mike Jones (R-York Township), Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) and Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam); and Sens. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), Dave Arnold (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York) and Mike Regan (R-York/Cumberland) issued the following statement:

York County House Delegation Agrees with Call to Audit Election

Nov. 09, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - Earlier today, House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-Centre) called on Gov. Tom Wolf to audit the pending results of the 2020 election. In response, the York County House Republican Delegation consisting of House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), issued the following statement:

Local Serviceman to be Honored with Bridge Naming

Sep. 24, 2020 /

WHAT: State Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) will honor the life and service of Gary L. Crone, a graduate of Northeastern High School who died in the line of duty on January 29, 1968. As a result of Act 102 of 2019, the bridge spanning the Little Conewago Creek in Manchester and Conewago townships will be named the SSG Gary Crone Memorial Bridge.

York House Republicans Respond to Judge Ruling Wolf Orders Unconstitutional

Sep. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In response to a federal judge ruling that Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 restrictions are unconstitutional, the York County House Republican Delegation, which includes House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Mike Jones (R-York Township), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), issued the following statement: