WHAT: To bring about better government, economic prosperity and stronger and healthier communities for Pennsylvanians, the House State Government Committee will consider two bills, part of the Reinventing Government legislative package, at its next meeting. The committee will consider the following bills, as well as any other matters that may come before the committee:
I began my role as chairman of the State Government Committee at a pivotal time in your state’s, and our nation’s, history. Never before has our election process been questioned to the extent we have seen these past few months. As chairman, my first major role was to organize a series of hearings aimed at regaining the voter’s trust in our elections and fixing problems within the system.
WHAT: Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar and Deputy Secretary for Elections and Commissions Jonathan Marks will provide testimony before the House State Government Committee in regard to Pennsylvania’s election laws and the 2020 election.
HARRISBURG ¬– Believing state government should operate in the most efficient manner possible, the House State Government Committee approved a series of bills during its first meeting of the 2021-22 session today, Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) announced.
WHAT: The House State Government Committee, chaired by Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) will hold its first hearing of the 2021-22 session to take up the following bills:
HARRISBURG – Newly appointed House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) announced today the Republican members who will join him in serving on the committee.
HARRISBURG – In response to the storming of the United States Capitol by protestors, local Republicans, Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), House State Government Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) Mike Jones (R-York Township), Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) and Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam); and Sens. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), Dave Arnold (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York) and Mike Regan (R-York/Cumberland) issued the following statement:
HARRIBURG – Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) was joined by colleagues today as he took the oath of office for the new legislative session. Just after he was sworn in, Grove was named chairman of the House State Government Committee, a role he held in the interim at the end of the 2019-20 session.
HARRISBURG – Members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and Pennsylvania Senate on Friday sent a series of letters that would help stand up for Pennsylvania’s election integrity and ensure the voice of Pennsylvanians concerned with how the 2020 election was conducted is heard.
HARRISBURG – After not receiving pertinent information from the Pennsylvania Department of Health through a Right-to-Know (RTK) request, Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) has filed an appeal with the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records.
HARRISBURG – Legislation by Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) to provide a voice to community pharmacists by requiring they are represented on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee is now law.
HARRISBURG – Acting State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) issued today an interim report on the 2020 election.
WHAT: To address concerns and issues that arose throughout the year regarding the 2020 election cycle, acting House State Government Committee Chairman Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) will discuss an interim report on the election process to be issued today.
WHAT: As part of efforts by Pennsylvania lawmakers to help identify and correct any irregularities in the election process, the House State Government Committee will hold a virtual fact-finding hearing with voting machine manufacturer Dominion Voting Systems.
HARRISBURG – In his first hearing as acting chairman of the House State Government Committee, Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) led the committee in approving House Resolution 1100, which directs the non-partisan Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (LBFC) to conduct a risk-limiting audit of the 2020 election.
WHAT: The House State Government Committee will hold a hearing to discuss House Resolution 1100, which would direct the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (LBFC) to conduct a risk-limiting audit of the 2020 election.
HARRISBURG – Interim Pennsylvania House State Government Committee Majority Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) announced Tuesday that the committee will begin holding hearings on the process undertaken in the 2020 election.
HARRISBURG - Earlier today, House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-Centre) called on Gov. Tom Wolf to audit the pending results of the 2020 election. In response, the York County House Republican Delegation consisting of House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Members of the York County Republican delegation are questioning the timing and business acumen of Gov. Tom Wolf, who on Thursday announced an effort to address the financial struggles of Pennsylvania’s restaurants, bars and taverns during the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor, who this week vetoed legislation that would have removed certain operating restrictions on the hospitality industry, is pushing to have standard liquor licensing fees waived for the 2021 calendar year.
HARRISBURG – The House today approved legislation, which includes a measure to create a statewide commerce court. Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover), who authored the bill to create the business court, issued the following statement: