Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) began leading the House State Government Committee in an interim basis in November 2020 and was named its chairman at the start of the 2021-22 session. To learn more about the committee and its members, and to view legislation before the committee, click here.

Hearings on Pennsylvania’s Election Process

Since assuming the role of chairman, Grove has been leading committee hearings on Pennsylvania’s election process. All hearings have been livestreamed on this site, as well as PAHouseGOP.com. Below is a list of hearing dates and topics. Completed hearings can also be viewed below.
  
  •   Jan. 21: Department of State’s election guidance. (To watch the hearing, click here)
  •   Jan. 28: SURE System, the election management system and other election information technology. (To watch the hearing, click here)
  •   Feb. 11: Review of Election Audits: Office of the Auditor General, 2% Audits, and Risk-Limiting Audits. (To watch the hearing, click here)
  •   March 4: Voter registration. (To watch the hearing, click here)
  •   March 10: Certification and operation of voting machines with demonstrations. (To watch the hearing, click here)
  •   March 18: Mail-in and absentee ballots. (To watch the hearing, click here.)
  •   March 25: County election day operations and satellite offices. (To watch the hearing, click here.)
  •   April 1: Election integrity and accessibility policy. (To watch the hearing, click here.)
  •   April 8: Overview of how other states conduct elections. (To watch the hearing, click here.)
  •   April 15: Stakeholders and member testimony.

Garnering Feedback on the Election Hearings



Hearings on COVID-19 Policy

The committee will hold a series of hearings on how the Wolf administration addressed the pandemic. All hearings will be livestreamed on this site, as well as PAHouseGOP.com. Below is a list of hearing topics, dates and times:

  •   March 9 at 1 p.m.: Lack of government transparency and RTKs during COVID-19.
  •   March 15 at 9 a.m.: Government telework policies and data during COVID-19.
  •   March 22 at 9 a.m.: Agency regulatory/statutory suspensions and innovation due to COVID-19.
  •   March 29 at 1 p.m.: PPE procurement, storage and distribution.