Grove Issues Statement on Wolf’s ID Double Standard

Jul. 16, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s Department of Labor and Industry requiring Unemployment Compensation (UC) applicants to verify their identity with a government-issued photo ID, State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) issued the following statement:

Grove Statement on PPE Stockpile being Moved from Farm Show Complex

Jul. 15, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – State officials announced today the stockpile of personal protective equipment (PPE) stored at the Farm Show Complex will finally be moved to a new location, freeing up the complex to once again host events. In response, House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) issued the following statement:

House Republicans Announce Fair, Transparent Congressional Reapportionment Process

Jul. 12, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – As policymakers prepare to undertake redrawing U.S. Congressional districts, Pennsylvania House Republican Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) and Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) announced a series of hearings will be held, and a website has been launched, to garner public feedback.

Wolf’s Veto of Voting Rights Protection Act Fails Pennsylvanians

Jun. 30, 2021 /

Wolf’s Veto of Voting Rights Protection Act Fails Pennsylvanians

HARRISBURG – Earlier today, Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed the Voting Rights Protection Act (House Bill 1300) to correct and modernize Pennsylvania’s election law. In response, House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York), who authored the bill, issued the following statement:

Grove Issues Statement of Audit Line-Item Veto

Jun. 30, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf once again used his veto pen to eliminate funding for the auditor general to provide a checks system of our election by allowing for audits. In response, House State Government Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) issued the following statement:

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.