HARRISBURG – York County Republican legislators are accusing Gov. Tom Wolf of heeding party wishes over the needs of Pennsylvania’s cash-strapped counties by vetoing much-needed election reform legislation today. Wolf’s decision to reject Senate Bill 48 kills efforts to help local governments with the cost of the 2020 election - after he unilaterally decertified all of the state’s voting machines - and do away with the antiquated straight-party voting option at polling places.
HARRISBURG – York County is about to be the beneficiary of a record windfall of more than $485,000 from the collection of an impact fee on natural gas drilling activities in other regions of Pennsylvania, according to members of the county’s House Republican delegation. Distribution of revenue will take place in early July.
HARRISBURG – The Senate unanimously approved today House Bill 265, which includes provisions by Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover), to improve career and technical education (CTE) in Pennsylvania. The bill now goes back to the House for a concurrence vote.
HARRISBURG – Continuing his quest to improve transparency in state government, Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) introduced House Bill 1502 to help ensure taxpayers know how every cent they send to the state is appropriated. Grove’s legislation was advanced unanimously by the House today and now goes to the Senate for consideration.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) applauds the House Health Committee’s vote to advance four pieces of legislation – House Bills 941, 942, 943 and 944 – to address drug pricing by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) in the state’s Medicaid program.
As we enter June, Pennsylvania government becomes focused on budgetary matters as the Commonwealth’s fiscal year ends June 30. The annual budget is the most important public policy state government does. It defines the direction and financial health of the Commonwealth for the next year. A bad budget one fiscal year can, and has, led to a devastating budget the following fiscal year.
HARRISBURG – In light of Sen. Vincent Hughes’ (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) plan to spend surplus revenue from the 2018-19 state budget, or tap special fund reserve accounts for $125 million, Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) issued the following statement:
YORK – State Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) will hold a Citizens’ Forum at the Spring Grove Borough Building, 1 Campus Ave., on Thursday, May 30, from 6–8 p.m. to discuss legislative accomplishments and the budget.
YORK – To give residents an update on the budget and discuss legislative accomplishments this session, state Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) will hold a Citizens’ Forum at the Dover Borough Building, 46 Butter Road, on Thursday, May 16, from 6–8 p.m.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) joined fellow House members to approve legislation to address and reduce debt in Pennsylvania, which are part of efforts to reform how state government operates.
HARRISBURG – Republican House Government Oversight Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) and the committee’s Democratic chairman, Rep. Matt Bradford (D-Montgomery), announced today the committee has launched its first investigation.
HARRISBURG – Legislation by Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover), part of policy reforms the House has undertaken to improve how Pennsylvania operates, was approved by the House on Monday.
YORK – State Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) invites residents to a Citizens’ Forum he’ll hold at his new district office, 2501 Catherine St. in West Manchester Township, on Thursday, May 9, from 6–8 p.m.
HARRISBURG – The House on Wednesday approved legislation by Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) to repeal a decades-old act, which taxed stores and theaters and was ruled unconstitutional. Grove’s bill is part of a 29-bill package generated in the House to clear out antiquated acts. Twelve of the bills were approved by the House today.
HARRISBURG - In response to the grand jury report on fraud in the Pennsylvania Medical Assistance Program, or Medicaid, House Government Oversight Committee Chairman Seth Grove issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s stop on Wednesday in York to advocate for his plan to impose another tax on natural gas drillers in the state, House Government Oversight Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved House Bill 334 by Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) to create easier-to-navigate trails schools can follow to establish and renew vocational programs, part of the House Republican’s commitment to ensure all Pennsylvanians have a pathway to prosperity.
HARRISBURG – To ensure Pennsylvania businesses are dealt with an effective and efficient manner during the legal process, the House Judiciary Committee today approved legislation by House Government Oversight Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) to allow for statewide Commerce Courts.
HARRISURG – As part of the House Republican Caucus’ commitment to putting families first through increased job opportunities, the House Education Committee on Monday passed Government Oversight Committee Chairman Seth Grove’s (R-Dover) House Bill 334 to make it easier for schools to establish and renew vocational programs and for students to apply certain credits toward job-training programs.
YORK – House Government Oversight Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) issued the following statement in response to the decision by Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration to withdraw an appeal over a project labor agreement (PLA), which was before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. A PLA is a collective bargaining agreement with one or more labor organizations to establish terms and conditions of employment for a certain construction project.