HARRISBURG – Seeking to further modernize, enhance and secure Pennsylvania’s elections, the House State Government Committee today approved an amended version of the Voting Rights Protection Act, House Bill 1800, its sponsor, Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) said.
HARRISBURG – As the House State Government Committee continues to receive input on congressional redistricting from Pennsylvanians, its chairman, Seth Grove (R-York), announced today the committee will hold a hearing in October on the need for districts to be equal and review of the census data demographic changes across the Commonwealth.
WHAT: The House State Government Committee will take up several bills, including the reintroduced Voting Rights Protection Act (House Bill 1800), at its next meeting.
HARRISBURG ¬– In the few months since Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed the Pennsylvania Voting Rights Protection Act (formerly House Bill 1300), Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) reintroduced today the measure as House Bill 1800 after the governor says he now supports voter identification.
WHAT: To examine the impact of regulations that were suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic, the House State Government Committee will take up House Bill 1861, and other matters, during its next meeting. The bill would require a final report be issued no later than Nov. 1 by each authority, which initially authorized a suspension extended by Section 2102-F (a) of the Administrative Code.
HARRISBURG – With representatives called back to legislative session early, House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) announced that three hearings on congressional redistricting that were to be held Sept. 20, 21 and 22 have been rescheduled for October.
DOVER – Residents of the 196th District wishing to learn more about their Second Amendment rights and Pennsylvania’s firearms laws are encouraged to attend a Concealed Carry Seminar Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) will host later this month.
HARRISBURG – The House State Government Committee wants to hear from residents as it prepares to take its congressional redistricting hearings on the road, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), the committee’s chairman, said.
HARRISBURG – As a part of the most open and transparent congressional redistricting process in Pennsylvania history, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), chair of the House State Government Committee, announced today that Pennsylvania residents can now submit the boundaries of their communities of interest and comment on the current congressional district map using online mapping tools now available at www.PARedistricting.com.
HARRISBURG - As Gov. Tom Wolf recognizes the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), House State Government Committee Chairman Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) is questioning his sincerity, following the governor’s veto of landmark voting legislation that would have benefited those same disabled Pennsylvanians.
HARRISBURG - Citing recent headline-grabbing events of legislators and other elected officials being indicted, charged or convicted of crimes, House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) has announced a series of hearings or research meetings to review the Ethics Act, Pension Forfeiture Law, legislative auto leasing/insuring and legislative per diems rules.
HARRISBURG – After leading 10 hearings on Pennsylvania’s election process, Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover), chairman of the House State Government Committee, shared his insights with members of the United States House Election Integrity Caucus during a virtual roundtable discussion on Wednesday.
WHAT: In light of recent news of taxpayer money mismanagement by the Wolf administration, some of which have been happening for years and will cost taxpayers an exorbitant amount of money, the House State Government Committee will hold a hearing on wasteful government spending and improper payments.
HARRISBURG – In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s Department of Labor and Industry requiring Unemployment Compensation (UC) applicants to verify their identity with a government-issued photo ID, State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) issued the following statement:
By: Reps. Seth Grove (R-York), Valerie Gayos (R-Allegheny) and Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter)
HARRISBURG – State officials announced today the stockpile of personal protective equipment (PPE) stored at the Farm Show Complex will finally be moved to a new location, freeing up the complex to once again host events. In response, House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) issued the following statement:
With Pennsylvania ranked fourth in the nation in the number of criminal human trafficking cases in 2019, the General Assembly has taken great strides to combat the evil crime that subjugates humans to modern day slavery.
HARRISBURG – As policymakers prepare to undertake redrawing U.S. Congressional districts, Pennsylvania House Republican Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) and Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) announced a series of hearings will be held, and a website has been launched, to garner public feedback.
HARRISBURG – Earlier today, Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed the Voting Rights Protection Act (House Bill 1300) to correct and modernize Pennsylvania’s election law. In response, House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York), who authored the bill, issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf once again used his veto pen to eliminate funding for the auditor general to provide a checks system of our election by allowing for audits. In response, House State Government Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) issued the following statement: