Voting Rights Protection Act Heads to Governor’s Desk, Grove Says

Jun. 25, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Senate today approved comprehensive measures to improve the Commonwealth’s elections when it sent to the governor the Voting Rights Protection Act (House Bill 1300). In response, the bill’s sponsor, House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York), issued the following statement:

PA House Republican Leaders to Seek Impeachment of Philadelphia City Commissioners if State Election Law is Not Followed

Jun. 02, 2021 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – The Republican Leaders of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) Friday sent a letter to Philadelphia City Commissioners Lisa Deely and Omar Sabir making it clear that if the commissioners continue to intentionally violate the plain language of the Pennsylvania Election Code and their oath of office, then they will face impeachment proceedings.

Report Highlights Need for Election Reform

May. 20, 2021 / Press Release

Pennsylvania’s election law is rife with fatal flaws, all of which must be fixed so voter confidence in the process is restored and they have faith in the election results. Some of those flaws again reared their heads during the 2021 Primary Election, which featured major issues, such as the lack of ballots at some polling places.

Grove Releases Report on Elections Hearings

May. 10, 2021 /

Grove Releases Report on Elections Hearings

HARRISBURG – House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) today released a report on the committee’s months-long comprehensive hearings on Pennsylvania’s election process and its 84-year-old election law.

Committee Moves to Improve Constitutional Amendment Process, Grove Says

May. 03, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – In the wake of the Department of State failing to fulfill its responsibility of publishing a constitutional amendment, which prevented amendment questions from appearing on the May primary ballot, the House State Government Committee today approved two pieces of legislation to investigate what happened and to alter the constitutional amendment process, committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) announced.

Easy to Vote, Hard to Cheat

Apr. 26, 2021 /

Since late November, the House State Government Committee has been actively providing sorely needed oversight of the Commonwealth’s election law and election administration.

“Who’s Really Lying” Lawmakers Ask

Apr. 23, 2021 /

HARRISBURG - The Wolf administration now admits some medical supplies stored at the state Farm Show Complex have been destroyed as claimed by state lawmakers this week.

House State Government Committee to Mark End of Election Review Hearings

Apr. 20, 2021 /

WHAT: The House State Government Committee recently concluded its non-partisan and bi-partisan review of Pennsylvania’s election process and laws. Over the course of 10 hearings, the committee heard from more than 50 testifiers ranging from national election experts to county election officials, and from top Pennsylvania election officials to officials who oversee elections in other states. Pennsylvania was the only state to complete an inclusive review of its election laws and administration prior to moving legislation.

Moul, Boback, Grove to Inspect PPE Stored at PA Farm Show Complex

Apr. 20, 2021 /

WHAT: House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Chairman Dan Moul (R-Adams), House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee Chairwoman Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) and House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) plan to tour the state Farm Show Complex as a follow-up to recent House hearings regarding preparations for state emergencies. The Wolf Administration invited the lawmakers to inspect the facility’s storage of personal protective equipment. House members will offer comments immediately following the tour.

House State Government Committee Approves Regulatory Bills

Apr. 20, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Knowing not all regulations are relevant in today’s modern world, as highlighted with the reprieve of regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic, the House State Government Committee approved two regulatory review bills at its meeting today, Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) announced.

House Approves Grove Transparency Bill

Apr. 19, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Continuing its commitment to more transparency in state government, the House today unanimously approved legislation by Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) to make the Treasury Department’s Transparency Portal a permanent fixture.