Local Lawmakers Announce Funding for York County Senior Centers

Jun. 24, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Senior Centers in York County will receive nearly $60,000 in 2019-20 Senior Community Center grants, Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) and Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg); and Sens. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), Mike Regan (R-York) and Dave Arnold (R-York) announced today.

Grove Statement on House Action to Further Combat Wasteful and Fraudulent Spending

Jun. 09, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House today moved a package of bills to ensure taxpayer dollars are used to fund the priorities of Pennsylvanians are not being used fraudulently or misspent. The House Human Services Committee approved House Bills 2350, 2351, 2352 and 2355, while the House State Government Committee approved House Bills 2353 and 2354.

York Area Legislators Turn Red as County Prepares to Go Green

Jun. 05, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – State Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Mike Jones (R-York Township) and House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement by Gov. Tom Wolf and Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine that York County will progress to the “green phase” of reopening at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 12:

York County House GOP Delegation Votes to Reopen PA Business

May. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – With the governor stopping legislative efforts at every turn to safely reopen the state’s economy, the York County GOP delegation to the state House joined a bipartisan vote last night to terminate the portion of the governor’s emergency declaration that has held millions of business owners and employees across the state hostage.

Representatives from York/Adams Counties Issue Statement on Budget

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today approved a responsible, short-term $25.8 billion budget that runs through November. In response, the Republican House delegation from York and Adams counites, who are House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), issued the following statement:

Grove Reacts to Wolf’s Coronavirus Corps

May. 06, 2020 /

DOVER – Earlier today, Gov. Tom Wolf announced his intentions to create the Commonwealth Civilian Coronavirus Corps to expand testing and contact tracing capabilities and provide new job opportunities in the public health sector. In response, Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) issued the following statement:

House Approves Bill to Restore RTK Offices and Provide Data

May. 05, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House today approved Rep. Seth Grove’s (R-Dover) House Bill 2463 to require state agencies to answer questions from the public, and particularly the media, during emergency declarations. The legislation now goes to the Senate for approval.

Southcentral House Republicans Move to Expand COVID-19 Testing

Apr. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – House Democrats today blocked a measure which would have provided the Wolf administration with necessary COVID-19 testing tools it requested to help protect Pennsylvanians and reopen the state. Southcentral region state legislators, including House Appropriations Majority Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Mike Jones (R-York Township), Greg Rothman (R-Camp Hill), Sheryl Delozier (R-Lower Allen Township), Paul Schemel (R-Franklin), Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) and Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle), issued the following statement:

House Approves Bill to Create Bipartisan COVID-19 Review Task Force, Grove Says

Apr. 28, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing response has put an enormous strain on Pennsylvanians and state government. To help ensure Pennsylvania and its residents come out stronger than they were before the pandemic, the House approved House Bill 2419 by Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) to form a bipartisan COVID-19 cost and recovery task force.

House Government Oversight Committee to Investigate Business Closures as Part of COVID-19 Response

Apr. 24, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – There are a lot of questions arising from Gov. Tom Wolf’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, one of which is the business closures and the waiver system to allow certain businesses to remain operational. To seek answers to these questions, Wolf suggested the House Government Oversight Committee be tasked with investigating the closures and the non-standard waiver process, Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover), chairman of the committee, announced today.

House Government Oversight Committee to Investigate State Gun Purchases

Apr. 17, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House Government Oversight Committee will investigate the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) erroneous purchase of pistols, ammunition and other equipment, which cost taxpayers $160,000, and are sitting in storage unused, Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover), chair of the House Government Oversight Committee, announced.