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.
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.
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:
WHAT: The House Appropriations Committee will hold a joint public hearing with the House Education Committee on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s (PASSHE) report pursuant to Act 50 of 2020 and the system’s implementation plan for improvement of operations.
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.
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.”
HARRISBURG – House Appropriations Committee Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) today announced the opening of a federally funded relief program for performance venues, museums and movie theaters:
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:
HARRISBURG – Today the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry announced plans to add at least 500 new customer service representatives to improve upon the existing backlog of claims.
HARRISBURG – Today the House Appropriations Committee heard from the Department of Labor Industry (L&I). Here are the key takeaways from the day:
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:
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:
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...
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:
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.....
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.....
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:
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.
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).
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) and House Appropriations Committee Majority Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) sent a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf Tuesday asking for a briefing for the House leadership team on Pennsylvania’s plan to deploy the COVID-19 vaccine.