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.

Gov. Wolf’s Income Tax Hike Impacts Us All

Feb. 23, 2021 /

When Gov. Tom Wolf gave his second to last budget address earlier this month, it reminded me of his first budget address when he proposed a complete overhaul of the Commonwealth’s tax structure to take more of your money to drastically increase government expenditures.

Gov. Wolf’s Income Tax Hike Impacts Us All

Feb. 19, 2021 / Press Release

When Gov. Tom Wolf gave his second to last budget address earlier this month, it reminded me of his first budget address when he proposed a complete overhaul of the Commonwealth’s tax structure to take more of your money to drastically increase government expenditures.

After Universal Shutdowns of the State’s Economy, Wolf’s offers a Budget that Crushes Pennsylvania’s Working Families

Feb. 03, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal, the York County House Republican delegation consisting of House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) issued the following statement:

House State Government Committee Forwards Bills, Including Constitutional Amendment, to House

Jan. 27, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The House State Government Committee approved several pieces of legislation, including a constitutional amendment to improve cooperation in responding to emergencies by limiting the length of emergency disaster declarations unless approved by the General Assembly and two bills to reinvent government, at its meeting today, committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) said.