House State Government Committee to Hold Final Election Process Hearing

Apr. 14, 2021 /

WHAT: The House State Government Committee will conclude its months-long series of hearings on Pennsylvania’s election process by receiving testimony from stakeholders and members of the General Assembly. The committee began the dauting task of diving deeper into the election process in January when it held the first of 10 hearings. The aim of the hearings is to review all aspects of the process to create a bill to modernize the Commonwealth’s elections, which are being run on a law from 1937.

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.