State Government Committee to Address Pension Reform and Right-to-Know Laws

Apr. 26, 2022 /

WHAT: To protect Pennsylvania taxpayers, the House State Government Committee will meet Wednesday to discuss several pension reform bills, including disallowing future Susquehanna River Basin Commission employees, who are not state employees, from joining the state pension system. The committee will also take up two bills to improve the current Right-to-Know Law.

Grove Askes Residents to Pinpoint Problem Roads

Apr. 18, 2022 /

DOVER – Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) is calling on residents to help point out problem roads and infrastructure in the 196th Legislative District as part of his Drive the District campaign.

Private Donors Shouldn’t Fund Public Elections

Apr. 11, 2022 / Editorial

We couldn’t agree more with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s editorial, “Well-run elections shouldn't depend on ‘Zuck Bucks,’” supporting a ban on the use of private dollars given by the likes of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, to fund the election of officials who direct public policy.

Grove: Arizona Election Report Recommendations Similar to the PA Voting Rights Protection Act

Apr. 07, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Facing criticism over the handling of the 2020 election, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich released a report, which included recommendations to improve elections and address a series of vulnerabilities. The Arizona attorney general’s recommendations were very similar to election fixes included in Pennsylvania’s Voting Rights Protection Act (House Bill 1300), said Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover), author of the legislation.

Grove Letter to Governor: Fight to Get Back Unemployment Fraud Payments

Mar. 31, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – While the federal government is allowing states to turn a blind eye to recovering overpayments through pandemic unemployment programs, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) sent letters to Gov. Tom Wolf and Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Jennifer Berrier to instead seek justice and return the hundreds of millions of dollars fraudulently obtained through the programs.

State Government Committee to Take Up Bills

Mar. 28, 2022 /

WHAT: The House State Government Committee is back in action tomorrow when it’ll meet to vote on several bills. The committee will take up the following bills:

Free Market is Raising Wages, Not the Government

Mar. 09, 2022 /

It’s highly likely everyone has seen an ad or a massive billboard touting impressive starting salaries. One billboard I recently saw while driving on Route 30 was for work at a local York County manufacturing plant with pay of $35 an hour. It wasn’t the stroke of the governor’s pen that drove up these wages. Rather, it was the free market.

PA House Republicans Comment on Selection of Congressional Map

Feb. 23, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) issued the following statement after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court picked the Carter plan for congressional districts:

What to Do if You Are a Victim of Unemployment Fraud

Feb. 18, 2022 / Press Release

Tis the season for receiving numerous tax documents in preparation of filing income tax returns. Should you open the mail to find a 1099G form, used to record unemployment benefits received in a fiscal year, but you never filed for or received unemployment compensation, you are not alone.

A Fair Congressional Map Awaits Final Approval

Feb. 14, 2022 /

The citizen-drawn congressional redistricting map received a resounding endorsement when Commonwealth Court Judge Patricia McCullough recommended to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that it be used in the upcoming election.

York House GOP Delegation: Wolf Wants More Unsustainable Spending

Feb. 08, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – In response Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to increase spending by $6.2 billion, 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), Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) issued the following statement: