Saylor, Gillespie Announce Traffic Improvement Grants

Nov. 19, 2021 /

YORK- Reps. Stan Saylor (R-York) and Keith Gillespie (R-York) announced a $836,326 grant for Springettsbury Township in York County. The grant will support extending and connecting Davies Drive in Springettsbury Township, including an at-grade crossing over the railroad. The project is necessary following the removal of an old bridge that was used to cross the railroad and will provide improved north-south mobility in the area and reduce emergency services response time.

Saylor Announces Main Street Improvement Grant for Delta Borough

Nov. 19, 2021 /

RED LION- Rep. Stan Saylor (R-York) announced a $787,429 grant for Delta Borough in York County. This grant will help Delta Borough revitalize and make streetscape improvements along Main Street from Chapel to College streets on the southside and Baptist and Dooley roads on the northside. The multimodal grant was made available as a result of funding provided for in Act 89 of 2013.

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:

Op-Ed: Pennsylvania Budget Responsibly Manages Funds While Investing in Education, Our Most Vulnerable, and Job Growth

Jun. 28, 2021 /

As Pennsylvania returns to normal following a year of unprecedented isolation, restrictions, and life-altering measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important for state leaders to chart a responsible path toward stability, not only for today but also for tomorrow. With the passage of the 2021-22 fiscal year budget, the General Assembly has accomplished just that.

Saylor Applauds PUC Denial of Transmission Line Expansion Proposal

May. 25, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – House Appropriations Committee Majority Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) is calling a Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) decision to reject attempts to construct high-voltage electric transmission lines in Franklin and York counties “a victory for people and process over perceived progress.”

Schools Must Open to Receive State Funding, Saylor Says

Mar. 24, 2021 /

Schools Must Open to Receive State Funding, Saylor Says

HARRISBURG – House Appropriations Committee Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) issued the following statement today announcing his intentions to require school districts, community colleges, technical schools and universities to return to in-person instruction as a condition of receiving state funding:

Key Takeaways from House Appropriations Hearings

Mar. 01, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Today the House Appropriations Committee heard from the Department of Education (PDE) and the Pennsylvania Commission on Community Colleges. Here are the key takeaways from the day:

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:

Key Takeaways from Department of Health Hearing

Feb. 25, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Today the House Appropriations Committee heard from the Department of Health (DOH). Here are the key takeaways from the day: Acting Health Secretary refuses to say deadly nursing home order was a mistake...

Key Takeaways from House Appropriations Hearings

Feb. 24, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Today the House Appropriations Committee heard from the Department of Agriculture (PDA), Penn State University, the University of Pittsburgh, Temple University, Lincoln University and the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP). Here are the key takeaways from the day:

Key Takeaways from House Appropriations Hearings

Feb. 23, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Today the House Appropriations Committee heard from the Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the Department of General Services (DGS) and the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB). The PLCB was accompanied by the Bureau of Liquor Enforcement of the Pennsylvania State Police. Here are the key takeaways from the day: Bridge tolling proposal sparked significant debate.....

Key Takeaways from House Appropriations Hearings

Feb. 22, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Today the House Appropriations Committee heard from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). Here are the key takeaways from the day: Now is certainly not the time to raise taxes on Pennsylvanians who are already struggling.....

Key Takeaways from House Appropriations Hearings

Feb. 16, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Today the House Appropriations Committee held its first day of budget hearings. The committee heard from the Department of Revenue, the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) and the Department of Aging. Here are the key takeaways from the day:

House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor Announces Budget Hearing Schedule

Feb. 08, 2021 /

WHAT: House Appropriations Committee Chairman Stan Saylor released the schedule for upcoming budget hearings today. Hearings will take place on the House floor to allow social distancing and masks will be required for all members, staff, and testifiers. The House floor will be cleaned and sanitized between hearings. Hearings will feature a mix of in-person and virtual testimony.

House Appropriations Committee Votes to Expand Small Business COVID-19 Relief

Feb. 04, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Today the House Appropriations Committee amended Senate Bill 109 to include additional COVID-19 relief for small businesses. The legislation, which appropriates $197 million in educational grants, $570 million for rental and utility assistance, and $145 million for grants to the restaurant and hospitality industry, was amended to exempt income received from the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) from taxation under the state’s Personal Income Tax (PIT).