House State Government Committee to Investigate PPE Procurement, Storage and Distribution During COVID-19

Mar. 30, 2021 /

WHAT: Personal protective equipment (PPE) was billed as a vital part of combating the COVID-19 pandemic and state expenses for the equipment cost taxpayers millions of dollars. The House State Government Committee will investigate the procurement, storage and distribution of PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic as part of its series of hearings on the handling of the pandemic by the Wolf administration.

House State Government Committee to Take Up COVID-19-Related Bills, Including COLA Freeze Bill

Mar. 16, 2021 /

WHAT: The House State Government Committee will convene to take up several bills, including legislation to freeze cost-of-living increases for members of the General Assembly, the governor, lieutenant governor, holders of state row offices, judges and others through 2022, as well as a bill to observe daylight saving time year-around should it be approved at the federal level.

It is Time for State Employees to Return to Work in Person

Mar. 16, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Just before the governor announced plans to alleviate some restrictions on Pennsylvania’s business community, the House State Government Committee heard a hearing on Monday with the Office of the Administration to discuss their plans to bring state employees back to work in person, Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) said. In response, Grove issued the follow statement:

House State Government Committee to Hear Testimony on Wolf Telework Policies

Mar. 12, 2021 /

WHAT: State agency office closures forced nearly all state employees to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The House State Government Committee will hold a hearing on the telework policies created by the Wolf administration and how the policies impacted worker’s abilities to assist Pennsylvanians.

House State Government Committee to Hold Hearings on COVID-19 Policy

Mar. 02, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – As the anniversary of the Wolf administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic nears, House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) announced today the committee will hold a series of hearings on how the administration addressed the pandemic.

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:

Grove Issues Updated Election Hearing Schedule

Feb. 25, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) announced the updated schedule of hearings to review Pennsylvania’s election process the committee is conducting.

Gov. Wolf’s Income Tax Hike Impacts Us All

Feb. 23, 2021 /

When Gov. Tom Wolf gave his second to last budget address earlier this month, it reminded me of his first budget address when he proposed a complete overhaul of the Commonwealth’s tax structure to take more of your money to drastically increase government expenditures.